Whether you are a techie, or a numbers fan, networking is among the leading keys to success for any small business. Small or upstart companies need local support, and there’s no better way to get it than putting your name out there.
Some of the most powerful and fastest-growing companies are based upon Network Effects.By harnessing your business networks, opportunities arise, business partners appear, connections are made and trust is garnered. But what are some of the reasons why networking is so crucial to succeed in your business?
Join us for a workshop hosted by Wangechi Muriuki, Invest in Africa, Country Director, as she helps SMEs learn how to evaluate and harness the value of networks and platforms to scale their business.
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About the speaker
Wangechi Muriuki, Invest in Africa, Country Director, Kenya Wangechi is an entreprenuer and mission driven leader in Kenya with a track record of championing enterprise growth and development in the Private-Sector that has positively impacted the performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in the region.
She currently serves as the Country Director for Invest in Africa (IIA), a private sector Pan African initiative that is working to drive economic growth and job creation which she set up in Kenya from scratch in 2015. The hallmark of her work at IIA has been spearheading the development of the unique online technology platform ‘The Biashara.Now’.
The platform has played a key role in enhancing trade by providing better access to markets, enhancing SME skills and improving their access to finance for SMEs in Kenya. The platform to date holds over 2000 MSMEs, linked MSMEs to opportunities worth over Kes 270million, trained over 200 and facilitated over Kes 300million in finance.
She has spoken in conferences and workshops both in Kenya and internationally, moderated policy dialogues and has been featured extensively in the media where she has driven thought leadership on key themes touching on Private Sector development and SME development.
She has over 20 years of cross-industry experience, is certified Coach, and Business Excellence Assessor; holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA)-Strategic Management, Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing and Bachelor of Science Degree.
We regularly host thought-provoking and inspiring talks, skill-focused seminars and unique networking evenings designed to provide opportunities for professional development and creative growth. Get to know what events we have in the space here.