John-Paul Iwuoha Founder, Smallstarter Africa John-Paul is passionate about the new wave of youthful entrepreneurship that is sweeping across Africa. He represents the new generation of entrepreneurs who see Africa’s problems and challenges as lucrative business opportunities. He is an impact entrepreneur, business strategist, and prolific writer.
He works with entrepreneurs and investors within and outside Africa to start up and grow successful businesses on the continent. His work and articles have featured in several local and international media, including CNN, The Huffington Post, The Africa Perspective Magazine and Business Day, among others. John-Paul has a diverse background that cuts across entrepreneurship and consulting. He began his professional career as an Associate Consultant in the Business Advisory practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the global professional services firm. He has also worked in business development roles and has consulted for SME clients in several industries.
Through his popular platform, Smallstarter Africa, John-Paul is inspiring a new breed of entrepreneurs who will create businesses and jobs and bring prosperity to the African continent. John-Paul is the co-author of ‘101 Ways To Make Money in Africa’, one of the best compilations of lucrative business ideas and entrepreneur success stories from across Africa. The book has been read by thousands of entrepreneurs and investors in 35 countries within and outside Africa.
His passions and interests include history, technology, writing, leadership and inspiring change.