Q&A with Jonas Tesfu
Co-founder and CEO @ Pangea Accelerator
What are your plans for the future?
We are currently doing our second accelerator program in Kenya together with Habitat for Humanity, IKEA Foundation and many more. We have 30 startups in the program solving problems in housing, water, energy and fintech. We are also starting our Investor program in Oslo and Stockholm which is very exciting.
Why did you become an entrepreneur?
It's hard to say, but I guess it's because I like challenges and I'm very curious. Working with my own business is something I've done for over 15 years and I really like it :)
Aside from achieving commercial success, what do you see as your startup’s mission?
To create impact in Africa and creating sustainable jobs. Our mission is to empower and support talents that are solving problems
Describe your perfect day at work.
I guess it's one of those sunny days when you get a lot of good news and new customers. To be honest I'm not really sure actually, cause I also like those days when you get a lot of work done and get grinding
What is your best advice for entrepreneurs who are just starting out?
Learn from other people mistake and stay curious.