By Gbenga Onalaja, Bankole Oluwafemi
The reality of startups is that entrepreneurs give many years to their companies. Most of the waking moments of those years will be spent with working on those companies. Most people spent the past weekend with their significant others. But if you spent valentine’s with your co-founder, we know exactly how you feel, and this post is dedicated to your hustle.
Africans tend to go solo, so this list is not as long as we would like (please point out the ones we’ve obviously missed!), but we found some entrepreneurs who teamed up to create incredible businesses that have changed the entrepreneurial landscape on the continent.
Kofi Dadzie and Ehi Binitie – Rancard Solutions
In 2001 when Ehi and Kofi Dadzie co-founded Rancard Solutions, their plan was to create a globally relevant software company. Fourteen years later, they are doing just that, and more, attracting millions of dollars in funding from global investors along the way.