John-Paul Iwuoha

About John-Paul Iwuoha

John-Paul Iwuoha is a business transformation specialist and founder of Smallstarter. Through his signature training courses and private programs, he has worked with hundreds of African entrepreneurs and business owners to overcome serious challenges with starting, growing, or turning around their businesses. His work and opinions have been featured in several local and international media, including CNN, Business Day, and The Huffington Post. He was named by LinkedIn as one of the Top Global Voices on Startups & Entrepreneurship. Click here to learn more about his signature programs.
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Are you ready for the future? The revelations in this documentary will amaze you

By |2019-05-07T17:35:42+01:00November 22nd, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

  Right now, we live in uncertain times. While the world is making dramatic and exciting progress in science and technology, our civilization still faces significant and disturbing threats to its future. And there are several nagging questions: What will be the eventual outcome of the increasing gap between the rich and poor across the [...]

How banking in a cashless society is inspiring African solutions to African problems

By |2019-05-07T17:34:57+01:00October 21st, 2018|Sponsored Content|

Sponsored post African economies are well positioned to benefit from rapidly accelerating technological change if they can harness the current open landscape for innovation. East Africa is already a global leader in mobile payments, while mobile money accounts in sub-Saharan Africa are on an upward charge. Apart from being able to leapfrog the limitations and [...]

Have you heard of the UN Women’s Global HeforShe initiative to drive gender equality?

By |2019-05-07T17:36:19+01:00October 15th, 2018|Sponsored Content|

Sponsored post Gender equality is a fundamental human right but remains a distant dream for many women worldwide.   The United Nations’ HeforShe is a solidarity campaign for the advancement of gender equality.  Its goal is to achieve equality by encouraging both genders to partake as agents of change and take action against negative stereotypes and behaviors, faced [...]

Is this the solution to tribalism and ethnic hatred in Africa?

By |2019-05-07T17:36:32+01:00August 9th, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

  I tend to think tribalism is much worse than racism. It's the single biggest weakness we, as Africans, are yet to fix. It's the reason Africa does not run on meritocracy, and has to endure incompetent leadership. And it's the big reason the continent cannot yet unite against anything -- corruption, poverty, deprivation, etc. [...]

The confessions of an economic hitman (Must Watch)

By |2019-05-07T17:35:24+01:00August 6th, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

  "There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt." These are the words of John Adams, the second president of the United States of America. The strategy is simple: use the IMF and World Bank to give debt to countries that have an [...]

Working on a dream? Struggling to build your business? You need to watch this.

By |2019-05-07T17:36:47+01:00July 31st, 2018|Get Inspired!, Growing your business..., Videos|

  Life is hard, especially when you're struggling to build a business. Despite your investments of time, money, and effort, it can take a long time before you start to see results, and that's one of the biggest reasons many people quit. In today's digital age of "plug and play" most people quickly lose patience [...]

Newsworthy: Africa.com acquires iAfrica

By |2019-05-07T17:36:56+01:00July 23rd, 2018|News|

  The Acquisition to increase news coverage and enhance user experience Africa.com has completed its acquisition of iAfrica.com, South Africa’s oldest and most iconic news portal from South African media giant, Primedia (Pty) Ltd and telecoms powerhouse, MTN (Pty) Ltd. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. iAfrica was founded in the late 1990s, [...]

Table manners for entrepreneurs — important tips and dining etiquette to always keep in mind

By |2019-05-07T17:37:09+01:00June 11th, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

  There's quite a lot you can tell about a person from the way they behave at the table. And these days, many business meetings and deals happen around tables that have food or drinks served on them. That's why proper table manners and dining etiquette have become an important skill set for the modern [...]

One of my best speeches of all time — The danger of a single story

By |2019-05-07T17:37:19+01:00June 9th, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of the most promising young literary talents that Africa has produced in the last two decades. She is a fierce ambassador of the continent and whenever I listen to her, my pride in #Africa balloons to dizzying heights. Like I always say, Africa is a great "product" that suffers [...]