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Bulawayo rising socialite and Businesswoman ups entrepreneurship, launches website

by Amos Nyika
28 May 2018 at 07:57hrs | Views
Bulawayo rising socialite and businesswoman Andile Mpala has upped her entrepreneurship gripped by launching a website that seeks to link many startup entrepreneurs with funders.

 The website - Entrener which was launched this month (May) is fast gaining popularity with budding entrepreneurs.
Research has shown that young and innovative entrepreneurial firms tend to struggle to stand their ground as they usually lack vital business know-how.

However, Mpala a talk show host for The Talk with Andile described the Entrener ( as  a global innovative business social networking whose main thrust is to "close the gap between investors and investees, and producers and consumers globally".

"The site links startup entrepreneurs (investees) with funders (investors). All entrepreneurs seeking to get funding go through business consultancy with our team of financial and business experts who check the feasibility of their business plans" said Mpala.

The portal which is user-friendly is unique in that it has a "one stop-shop" approach.

"After this, they are given legal advice by our team of business lawyers who take them on basic legal frame works of starting and managing a business. These consultations occur on the site. After consulting, an entrepreneur then qualifies to be introduced to a minimum of ten investors interested in their field and location".

 Mpala added that she is driven by   passion to see emerging business people succeeding and the website will "undoubtedly excite many individuals because people want to know how companies work".

Entrener has an option which allows business owners to enlist their businesses on its global directory on the site. It also has a social networking platform for professionals and they can interact on beauty, leisure and hospitality media, information technology issues.
 Mpala expressed confidence in that the website will be of great use to many new business ventures and has potential to link business globally.

"Entrepreneurship is now the in-thing in Zimbabwe and many youth are blessed with good high-tech business ideas.
"However, most ventures are abandoned due to several challenges, hence the Entrener seek to nurture the businesses.

" Since the world is now a global village, people who use The Entrener in Zimbabwe will be able exposed and link up with other successful  business ventures say in  Dubai, China and England".

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Source - Amos Nyika