Video published on Apr 9, 2012
Njeri Rionge talks about how she we went from humble beginnings as a hairdresser to co-founding a leading Internet Service Provider, Wananchi Online. This celebrated Kenyan serial entrepreneur talks about how she grew this startup to become East Africa's leading cable, broadband and internet-based phone company. She also talks about how she's moved on to found new ventures such as Ingnite Consulting. All said and done, Njeri says she has just got started and is looking to scale even more heights as a successful woman entrepreneur. A true inspiration for all African women wanting to make their way in business.
- Njeri Rionge is one of Africa’s leading entrepreneurs and one of the very few women pioneers in the ICT sector on the African continent. She co-founded internet service provider Wananchi Online that has since been transformed into Wananchi Group Holdings – one of east Africa’s leading providers of pay-tv, broadband internet and VoIP services. Last year the company raised US$57.5 million in growth capital from a group of international investors.