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Set up and Planning

  • Created a business plan
  • Interviewed potential customers
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Finances

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Sales

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Kesiena Oghene Entrepreneur

Location
Nigeria
Venture Industry
Export/Import
Languages spoken
  • English
Recent Activity

What I need help with

My background as an entrepreneur

My current challenges

  1. Having challenges to properly hire the right and qualified people
  2. Having challenges putting the best processes in place
  3. Having challenges understanding how business structuring, partnerships, fund raising works
  4. Lack skills in monitoring cash flow, finance advisory (what to invest in etc)

Actions I’ve taken so far

  1. Started reading on business strategy
  2. Seeking out mentors
  3. Working on hiring and building a team through consultation
  4. Reading on business financing

My future goals

  1. Venture into Cassava processing and export of its finished products such as (Ethanol, Tapioca, High Quality Cassava Flour)
  2. Expanding by setting up presence in The Netherlands, UAE, Benin and Togo
  3. Setting up a Shea Butter processing facility in Nigeria to produce quality Shea Butter for Chocolate and Cosmetics production in Europe
  4. Launching a farm to grow fast cash crops such as wheat, soya beans, and maize
  5. Expand into the export of more agro commodities

My motivations to work with a mentor

“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants” - Issac Newton (1675)


About my venture

Zaph and Zoe Export Company Started 2016

Zaph and Zoe is an agro commodity export company with the vision to provide needed agricultural commodities from Africa, which serves as raw materials to manufacturers and traders all over the world.

it is our goal to simplify the process our customers go through to get their required commodities to their destination by putting seamless logistics process in place.

We source directly from the villages where commodities are planted and monitor the harvesting, cleaning, sorting, packing processes of our products to ensure our customers get the quality needed to sustain and improve their business.

We are a very customer centered organization.

Countries of operation: Benin, Netherlands, Nigeria, Togo, United Arab Emirates