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3 women share their journey on transitioning from employment to entrepreneurship - 12 months ago, 17 Apr 09:30

Margaret Njugunah

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 17 – What drives a person into choosing the path of entrepreneurship? Is it the search for financial freedom? Or is it the desire to have time freedom?

Capital business spoke to three women who made the decision to leave employment and get into entrepreneurship.

Centomony founder and CEO Waceke Nduati Omanga, Vivo Wear Co-Founder and Managing Director Wandia Gichuru and Trends and Insights for Africa –TIFA-Research Director and CEO Maggie Ireri share their motivation and experience on shifting from employment to entrepreneurship, offering advice to those who hope to join the bandwagon.

Why they started a business:

After being employed for more than 10 years and being frustrated over bosses, the pay and the employment culture, I quit and went to start my own business. In my first business, I worked in the stock market where two things happened; I got into the worst financial situation in my life where ...
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