The Rare Birds Podcast
A series of lifestyle, leadership and entrepreneurship podcasts which centres developing economies and emerging markets.
Series 5 New Frontiers of Africa Tech. A collaboration with Heather Li. Episode 122 featuring Nana Opoku serial entrepreneur from Ghana.
Series 5: New Frontiers of Africa Tech. A collaboration with Heather Li. Episode 121 featuring Nyasha from Zimbabwe, Founder of FlexiAfrica
Series 3 -Digital Transformation for Pan African Entrepreneurs. A collaborative series with Kenroy George from Grenada. Episode 111 in Conversation with Melissa Powell from Jamaica
Episode 124 Branding Wisely! In Conversation with Purpose-Driven Brand Strategist, Coach, Speaker and Creative Director Kwame Antwi from Ghana
Series 5: New Frontiers of Africa Tech. A collaboration with Heather Li. Episode 123 Wrap Up Panel with Charles Cyril Nettey from Ghana and Noah Namwamba from Kenya
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS Get to Know Modou Agriculture and the Role It Plays in The Gambia Difficulties in the Agriculture Sector in The Gambia Modou’s Two Businesses’ Farm Fresh & Money Farm The Role of Women in Agro in Africa Mindset & Economic Development Challenges Faced When Building Agro Tech Businesses’ The Seed Stars Experience The Future of Money Farm Engaging The Gambian Diaspora Replicating the Business Model Across Africa The Future of Innovation in AgroTech Lessons Learned
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS It Began in University Wearing Multiple Roles: Prepare for VC, Partner at EQX Fund and Startup Grind Boston Chapter Director The Book: Venture Forward: Lessons from Leaders Fundraising 101 from Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, B, C & D to IPO How Prepare 4 VC Helps Startups Corporations Starting Their Own Investment Arms Challenges Startups Face How to Mentally & Emotionally Prepare for Funding The Future of Emerging Market Startups Jason’s Plan: Grow in the Venture Space
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS Learn About the Pearl of Africa-Uganda Rita’s Family Influence Entering the Field of Sports Journalism An Opportunity in China Mentoring at the Hong Kong Sports Association The Aliguma Foundation Partnering to Build the Organisation Slum Soccer Annual Event The Land Fundraising Project Understanding the Scope of the Aliguma Foundation Uganda: The Largest Host of Refugees in Africa The Future of the Organisation Supporting the Foundation Lessons Learned
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS Being the 3rd Culture Kid Attending an HBCU The Story Behind InnovarXGlobal Health Traveling the World to Understand Health Systems A Diaspora Dependent Business Model The Curse of Ambition The Homecoming Leveraging the Diaspora The Tradeoff: How Much Comfort Are You Willing to Lose The Stress of Living in the West The Blessing of Being a Hyphen The African Diaspora Resettling Back Into Africa History Should Make Us Hopeful An Industry Focussed Homecoming Counterfeit Drugs Circulating in the Market Lessons Learned
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS Get to Know Juliet Becoming a Certified International Trade Specialist The Serial Entrepreneur The Ground Rules for Entering New Markets Establish a Presence in Your Local Market Utilise Trade Fairs Understand Emotional Branding Establish Distribution Channels Conduct High Quality Market Research Visit the Country Failure is Possible Lessons Learned
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS The Beginnings of an Entrepreneurial Journey Dare before Chekkit Solving a Problem that Changes the Everyday Life of Africans The Counterfeit Problem Creating an Authentication System that Rewards the Consumer Consumer Insights for Producers Legal Frameworks to Solve the Problem The Billion Dollar Business that is Counterfeiting African Countries Being the Recipient of Fake Drugs from South Asia The Sparsity of Data Understanding Blockchain Technology Smart Contracts Explained Dag Technology Creating Unique Identities for a Current Customer Understanding the Role of the Supply Chain Educating the Client Blockchain Technology in Other Industries Chekkit Tokens in the Making Creating…
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS Get to Know Aurra, former poet, actress and dancer Zimbabwe’s Hyper Inflation Occurs Speaking Greek Fluently Finding a Fascination with Tech Becoming Homeless in Harare Finding Refuge and Rebuilding Building Her First Business A Thought Leader of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa The Beginnings of the Aurra Nicole Group Accepting the New Challenge: Headmistress of a Primary School The Fortunateness and Unfortunateness of Zimbabwe Choosing Not to Migrate Lessons Learned: Listening is a superpower
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS Get to Know Zwede (Pronounced Zwayday) Growing Up in Trinidad & Tobago The Importance Community Plays in His Life Caribbean Migration The Story Behind Luhu (Let Us Help You) Understanding the Business Model Taking Luhu to the World The Importance of Learning and Adaptation Lessons Learned
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS Get to Know Chad Learn About Grenada Sonover Software Development Agency-Chad’s First Business Lending Problems in the Caribbean Solutions to Lending Problems-Introduce SFIN Levelling the Playing Field for the Smaller Institutions The Role of Credit Unions in Grenada The SFIN Service & Business Model Taking SFIN Beyond the Caribbean Integrating Blockchain Technology Into The SFIN System Is the Caribbean Ready for a Lending Market?
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS Get to Know Ruth Pursuing Pharmacy Small Ventures Along the Way Getting Into Blockchain Her Company Bitmama Challenges She Faced Whilst Building Her Business The Best VC Money You Can Get Is Your Customer’s Money Being Underestimated as a Female Founder Working with Tech Developers When Building a Startup Challenges As a Woman Women In Blockchain in Africa Women Gaining Financial Independence Through Blockchain Technology The Future of the Blockchain Industry Blockchain Women to Follow in Nigeria Sharing Lessons