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Foya Awards fete enterprise founders

Extraordinary young founders recognised

In Summary

• Event encourages young people to set up start-ups, thus creating job opportunities

The Founder CEO Innocent Moranga
The Founder CEO Innocent Moranga
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The fourth edition of Founders of the Year Awards happened last week at the Nairobi Cinema. The awards seek to celebrate young founders contributing to the growth of the nation through entrepreneurship.

The awards aim to recognise and award extraordinary young founders in Kenya in various categories. It encourages young people to set up start-ups, thus creating job opportunities.

Present were The Founder CEO Innocent Moranga and Safaricom COO Sylvia Mulinge.

Safaricom COO Sylvia Mulinge
Safaricom COO Sylvia Mulinge
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Most Prominent Founder of the Year Mkamboi Mwakale
Most Prominent Founder of the Year Mkamboi Mwakale
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Over 30 Social Founder of the Year Ivy Nitta of Kiondoo Kulture
Over 30 Social Founder of the Year Ivy Nitta of Kiondoo Kulture
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Realtor Founder of the Year Reuben Kimani of Username Investments
Realtor Founder of the Year Reuben Kimani of Username Investments
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'Twinkle' author Rev Welly Odendo awards Under 30 Fashion Entrepreneur Founder of the Year Liz Katua
'Twinkle' author Rev Welly Odendo awards Under 30 Fashion Entrepreneur Founder of the Year Liz Katua
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