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How much is Tech firms like 263Chat and Zimbojam are worth? The future of Zimbabwe tech companies

When I launched my first internet business, I asked a couple of friends to join me. The idea I had, to them was like a dream I would never awaken from. They silently refused. Only one was straight up with me and told me point blank that he would consider if I ever received a […]

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What Zimbabwean Entrepreneurs can learn from Alphabet – Google’s new company

Google Announces Plans for New Operating Structure a few days ago. The URL for the new company is . Reading this letter will give you an idea how these two founders of Google are setting their heights. Google is being branded as only a small part of the bigger picture were G is for […]

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Zimbabwe business opportunities! How Big Brain is making it big by digitalizing Zimbabwe Education system.

For a long time I have been advising investors to venture into Zimbabwe education sector. I had seen opportunities besides the conventional like starting a university, college, school or crèche in Zimbabwe. Of course all these are full proof business opportunities in Zimbabwe but a new company called Big Brain Zimbabwe seem to have struck […]

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How to become a cross border trader – Zimbabwe South Africa route

I first learnt about from my aunt a few years back. Please note this is not a new business concept as most of us were send to expensive schools by our cross border trading parents. Before I show you were the money, let me warn you. This is not a lazy man type of business […]

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So you are thinking of becoming an entrepreneur? Here’s wishing you all the best with your first mentor.

Hello again to the readers of Makadii? Today I have something special for you to open up my Interviews series, it’s my first piece in the Interviews section, but here’s the twist, it’s not exactly an interview in the traditional sense. But read on and you’ll see just how it fits into the whole […]

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Happy Heroes Day Zimbabwe

I love Heroes day, not just because it’s the beginning of spring in Zimbabwe or it’s a heroes public holiday, but because it gives me a chance to reflect. My babamukuru went missing in the Chimerenga War and never met his mother again. I can’t even fathom what that was like for my grandmother. It’s […]

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Setting up a creche in Zimbabwe – What to know before investing in an early childhood development project

This week we take an in-depth look at how to start an early childhood development centre. This is one of the low risk business models that one can start. The capital outlay required depends on the level one wants to pitch the business. You can either use your own house or rent a house. The […]

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Glittering Investments in Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, the old saying “All that glitters is not gold”, does not apply at all. It’s rather all that glitters makes gold. One of my early mentors once told me that until you know value everything is worthless. As we travelled around the country searching for investment opportunities in Zimbabwe, we came across a […]

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