CTN Techpreneur of the Week: Mr. Kingsley Abrokwah, CEO KudiGO Inc.
“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” George Washington Carver.
Ghanaians are not new to the complaints of the youth on the lack of employment in the country. The inability to provide jobs has been the one superpower every government lacks when they are elected into office.
Life is what you make it and our trailblazer, Mr. Kingsley Abrokwah, CEO of KudiGO Incorporated is surely making the best out of it. The young Ghanaian Software Entrepreneur considers himself an impact-oriented techie.
Over the past eleven years, Mr. Abrokwah has started and exited five tech start-ups in Ghana, each focused on developing software solutions solving problems peculiar to sub-Saharan-Africa, while at the same time offering a global appeal.
With over seven years of active working experience building software solutions using global best practices such as SCRUM and KANBAN, Mr. Abrokwah introduces a fresh perspective on the usage of agile methodologies in a start-up software development environment. This has enabled him and his team to build various software that is being used across the globe.
He also an entertainment app called chillax which allowed people to discover places and things happening around them in real-time. This product went on to win start-up weekend Accra 2013.
The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) alumni has also been a finalist at DemoAfrica, SeedStars, and Mobile Web Africa, to mention a few. His company KudiGO Inc. seeks to innovate around informal consumer retail in Africa by offering tailor-made solutions that solve real-life problems faced by informal retailers and industry players.