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Ep. 15 | Business Men in Makola

Ep. 15 | Business Men in Makola

Hosts : Donald, Vee, Benji
Guest : Andrew Osei Bimpong, co-founder of Workshed Africa
Andrew introduces himself to the listeners (0:20) and the Crew begin the discussion on some of the challenges in entrepreneurship (2:25). Is it encouraging to go into entrepreneurship as a young Ghanaian or is it all hype (3:00)? Donald is skeptical about how much support there is for young entrepreneurs in Ghana (3:40).
Andrew talks about the need for startups or entrepreneurs to formalise networks (4:35) and also shares his thoughts on the challenges and growth of tech startups (5:30). Vee's observations regarding how Ghanaians utilise tech in their day to day activities (10:30) is quite interesting. Now for a loaded question, what role is our society playing in encouraging young people to go into entrepreneurship (12:25)? Donald and Andrew discuss Ghanaian parents and the role education plays in entrepreneurship (14:10) and the rest of the panel weigh in on if the'entrepreneurship route is f