- Twitter chat: How to take your startup to the next level
- Rebecca Enonchong, Juliana Rotich and Erik Hersman were the special guests
Using the #CNNAfrica hashtag, tech lovers and entrepreneurs joined special guests Rebecca Enonchong
, founder of AppsTech, Juliana Rotich
, executive director of Ushahidi Inc and BRCK CEO Erik Hersman
for a lively debate.
If you were unable to join us, here's what you missed.
We started with a question encouraging our tech entrepreneurs to think back to when they began:
Tech lovers around the world also got involved in the chat using the hashtag #CNNAfrica:
The second question looked at the most usual mistakes young entrepreneurs do:
Tweeter Wendy Lee agreed:
Choosing a great team is an integral part of building a thriving business, so we asked our guests what they looked for in potential recruits.
Of course, a chat about startups couldn't go on without tackling the issue of raising money:
Being transparent and passionate seemed to be the key advice from our experts and other participants:
The discussion then tackled the topic of selling early or holding out for a bigger exit:
Entrepreneur Gossy Ukanwoke, founder of Beni American University in Nigeria, shared some practical and level headed advice: