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When women hear about business networking, many conflate it with canvassing, others think it has no value in scaling, while others think its a waste of time.

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Most female entrepreneurs can attest that their relationship with banks remains wanting. This is the case especially when it comes to obtaining funds to sustain their businesses, with banks showing hesitance and lack of faith in the ability of these entrepreneurs to

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Huawei, one of Kenya’s largest telecommunication contractors, held a session with the Safaricom Women In Business, exploring ways to partner.

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Branding is one of the basic distinguishing factors for organizations. Many entrepreneurs struggle with establishing their business brand because of the assumption that the business is a different entity from the business owner.

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Sales are the bloodline, heart, and soul of any business. Without making sales, a business will surely die. If you are not making any sales, you do not have a business but a hobby. It is as simple as that.

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Following your passion to start a business could be the most fulfilling experience you’ll ever go through. As the business grows, proper business structures need to be developed to help in the smooth operations of the business.

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For many women in business, when we hear the title branding, Public Relations or Communication, we think big money and or hiring consultants in our businesses.

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Safaricom and the iHub, Kenya’s first tech community space are partnering to create a mentorship programme for women seeking to do business with Safaricom.

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Nothing encourages a student who wants to venture into entrepreneurship more than meeting someone who is an entrepreneur themself.

Succeeding in business often involves taking up opportunities as they come. When an opportunity presents itself, it is important to be ready to take it up.

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It is a well-known fact that Safaricom strongly believes in innovation and is continually seeking innovative ideas from the public that can create a better living environment for mankind.

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I can describe the meeting at safaricom Alpha with Veronica and Ida as one the most informative sessions for starters. Safaricom Alpha is looking for implementable ideas that can solve problems and reduce poverty in our society. .

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For the last one year, I have been involved in a campaign to open up more big-money projects to women. Projects that women work, and get paid, not token stuff.

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It is a good time for women in business. Opportunities are opening up, companies are relaxing procurement policies and governments are making an effort to create a conducive environment.

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How can I do business with Safaricom brand experience? How can I get the brand experience team to know what I provide? How do I know the events coming up?

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In the last six months, Extra Dimensions has moved from just an events company and inaugurated two other Divisions; fiber and renewable energy. The results of tremendous progress were very fast and we grew from a workforce of 4 Technicians to 20 ...

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One of the biggest challenges facing women today is the decision to take on a new business line and adapting new ways of working. This was true for me.

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Having led Datasec Limited for the last four years, I knew it was time to take the company to higher heights.

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After a tough election year, where large infrastructure projects were slow for almost six months, Optimax Group Limited continued to grow into counties and managed capital extensive projects in delivery of the FTTX solutions for Safaricom

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This year has been one of exploration and diversity for DFA Agency Limited. We have won and we have lost in 2018, a year that has been generally tough for the marketing industry

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Joining the Women in Business Mentoring Programme has created great opportunities for Techminds as a business and significant growth for me as a person.

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Business audit, new contacts, and collaboration are some of the highlights of 2018 for Create A Tee, which has experienced significant growth by Kenya’s tough ecommerce standards.

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This year has been embedded as a significant part of my entrepreneurship blueprints, being a year in which I have witnessed growth in existing opportunities and

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In 2018, Tropical Impression has come a long way, facing very many challenges, especially after the election year.

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I almost missed the Safaricom Women In Business meeting in March this year, I made frantic calls and finally made it. Six months later, this has proven to be the best frantic move I ever made.

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How many times do you tell people about your business? How many of those times are people in a room and giving you time? Do they ask a barrage of questions, or leave without even asking a question about your business?

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Sometimes in 2011, Safaricom examined its suppliers and contractors of network infrastructure, and decided that it was important to engage more local contractors; it was dominated by international companies.

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Six businesswomen have joined the mentorship group, bringing the total to ten. The target is to grow the team to a formidable team that can offer mentorship to women in business, from the most elementary to complex stages of business growth.

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The Kenyan entrepreneurial space is quickly shifting towards increasing the number of female suppliers. Kenyan women have especially embraced the call to step up in the technology and infrastructure fields

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Can I make it in this business? That area is not too hard? I am married with a hectic family life, will I make it? I have small kids, can I manage to wake up early or make it to meetings?

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Can I make it in this business? That area is not too hard? I am married with a hectic family life, will I make it? I have small kids, can I manage to wake up early or make it to meetings?

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Open Cellular is probably months away; vendors and system integrators are already lining up and taking rightful positions, depending on foresight, connections, financial muscle and strategic direction.

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What happens when you realize that a product will not have the kind of the market uptake you envisaged? How fast can you innovate, pivot to new products that suit the market?

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After 18 years of doing business, one may be tempted to think that they have seen, done and learnt it all. However, in my recent work experiences and interactions, I have realized that no matter how...

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Resilience, experience, innovation and relationship management will help women scale their business from one level to another. Agnes Limo, Head of Home Solutions at Safaricom, said that women had proven they are capable of handling big money projects ...

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When I mention to people about our mentorship group, there are a variety of questions, chief among them, why would I dedicate my time to help a group of people, when the economic benefits are not clear...

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After more than a month of focus, commitment, frustrations, and hard work, Nubly Tech has surpassed the 100-mark in home fiber installations done on behalf of Camusat. It is a joy to know that the journey with Safaricom, however insummontable it may seem, is achievable...

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Few months ago, we got into a conversation regarding the role of mentorship in shaping future generations of women in business. This was one those threads that you get a day later on twitter, after the dust has settled....

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Our team of interns begin training at Fireside Group this week not only to learn more about IT infrastructure but also add on the soft skills with the highest skill of professionalism which is...

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For many businesses, the difference between success and failure is determined in the team, how it grows and how it represents the company to the clients and the...

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Most of us are lost wondering where to start, how to register, what to supply or what category to fill, who to talk to, how to make money and the best way to present ...

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