10 episodes

Welcome to Launchpad, The Podcast – your go-to source for business brilliance! Whether you're a fresh-faced entrepreneur eager to dive into the business world or a seasoned pro looking to reinforce those tried-and-true principles, this show is your golden ticket.
Launchpad, the brainchild of the law firm N. Dowuona & Company, is no ordinary educational platform. We're on a mission to deliver the goods: free legal resources, expert guidance, and the keys to unlocking business success for early-stage ventures in Ghana and beyond.

In this podcast, our top lawyers and esteemed business leaders are your navigators through the intricacies of regulation, compliance, taxes, the world of investors, and the art of building fruitful partnerships. 
Our goal is to equip you with the knowledge and motivation to soar to new heights in your business journey.

So, fasten your seatbelts, entrepreneurs! Get ready for an electrifying ride as we explore the dynamic world of business, entrepreneurship, and everything in between. 

LaunchPad GCR

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 10 Ratings

Welcome to Launchpad, The Podcast – your go-to source for business brilliance! Whether you're a fresh-faced entrepreneur eager to dive into the business world or a seasoned pro looking to reinforce those tried-and-true principles, this show is your golden ticket.
Launchpad, the brainchild of the law firm N. Dowuona & Company, is no ordinary educational platform. We're on a mission to deliver the goods: free legal resources, expert guidance, and the keys to unlocking business success for early-stage ventures in Ghana and beyond.

In this podcast, our top lawyers and esteemed business leaders are your navigators through the intricacies of regulation, compliance, taxes, the world of investors, and the art of building fruitful partnerships. 
Our goal is to equip you with the knowledge and motivation to soar to new heights in your business journey.

So, fasten your seatbelts, entrepreneurs! Get ready for an electrifying ride as we explore the dynamic world of business, entrepreneurship, and everything in between. 

    A Founder's Playbook for Navigating Co-Founder Relationships.

    A Founder's Playbook for Navigating Co-Founder Relationships.

    Join NanaAma and Kwasi as they engage in a conversation with Kojo Bucknor (Co-Founder, AphroSpirits, AlleyBar, Nyaniba Market and Treehouse Restaurant) and Amma Gyampo (CEO, ScaleUp Africa), delving into the crucial aspects of co-founder dynamics. Explore the indispensable tools for any startup founder to cultivate a robust and collaborative partnership. Uncover the intricacies of constructing a comprehensive founder's agreement, covering everything from equity distribution to vesting schedules. Whether you're embarking on a new venture or seeking to strengthen your existing co-founder relationship, this episode offers invaluable insights and practical tips to navigate the challenging yet rewarding journey of entrepreneurship. Tune in to gain the playbook for building a solid foundation for your startup's success.

    A GCR Production - Africa's Premiere Podcast Network

    • 41 min
    Compliance : Attract Capital And Boost Your Bottomline

    Compliance : Attract Capital And Boost Your Bottomline

    In this episode, we delved into the world of compliance and uncovered its 
    transformative potential as not just a necessity but a strategic business advantage. 
    NanaAma and Kwasi navigated the intricate landscape of regulations, exploring how a proactive approach to compliance can safeguard your organization and propel it forward. 
    Join us as we demystify compliance, unravel its strategic nuances, and empower you with insights to turn regulatory challenges into opportunities for growth with two of the most successful Ghanaian founders Tarek Mouganie (Founder & Group CEO, Affinity Africa) and Desmond Koney (Founder & CEO, Complete Farmer).

    A GCR Production - Africa's Premiere Podcast Network

    • 34 min
    Fundraising Your Startup Like A Pro

    Fundraising Your Startup Like A Pro

    Join our hosts, NanaAma Botchway and Kwasi Okrah, as they engage with industry veterans Mirabelle Moreaux and Kweku Koranteng. Together, they explore the intricacies of fundraising, emphasizing its significance as a pivotal factor for startups—sometimes as crucial as the very idea that fuels them. Determining the ideal funding type, balancing equity negotiations, crafting a compelling pitch deck, and honing in on key metrics are crucial. What funding suits your startup best? How much equity is a fair trade for financial backing? Crafting an irresistible pitch deck demands finesse. And when facing investors, which metrics speak louder than others? The timeline for securing funds varies, but understanding the process is paramount.
    Let's unravel the startup funding labyrinth and chart a course for success.

    A GCR Production - Africa's Premiere Podcast Network

    • 39 min
    EP6 : Nana & Kokwe of Polish'd Nails and Beauty Bar Gh

    EP6 : Nana & Kokwe of Polish'd Nails and Beauty Bar Gh

    In this episode, Nana and Kokwe (the owners of Polish'd Nails and Beauty Bar) share their story of leaving Corporate America and Dubai to chase after a dream they had nurtured in their hearts and minds.

    Enjoy!

    Connect with us :

    Twitter : @ndandclaunchpad

    Instagram : @ndandclaunchpad

    LinkedIn : ND & C Launchpad

    • 1 hr 6 min
    EP5 : Sacha Okoh of Viva Boutique

    EP5 : Sacha Okoh of Viva Boutique

    She is considered a Beauty Guru and owns a beauty brand known as "SO Aesthetic". She is a certified make-up artist with over 12 years worth of experience in the beauty industry. She is popularly known in Accra as a partner of the famous Viva Boutique and Viva Concept Store. 

    Enjoy this episode with Ms. Sacha Okoh.

    Connect with us:

    Twitter : @ndandclaunchpad

    Instagram : @ndandclaunchpad

    LinkedIn : ND&C Launchpad

    • 50 min
    EP4 : Edem Keith & Kofi Maafo of BloomBar

    EP4 : Edem Keith & Kofi Maafo of BloomBar

    After 5 years in operation, the owners of the iconic BloomBar night club in Accra tell their story in their own words. Edem and Kofi engage us in discussions surrounding the inception of BloomBar, how they have transformed Accra's night life and what life as entrepreneurs, looks like.

    Connect with us:

    Twitter : @ndandclaunchpad

    Instagram : @ndandclaunchpad

    LinkedIn : ND&C Launchpad

    • 57 min

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