Young African Entrepreneurs Make Forbes Africa ’30 Under 30’ 2017 List

Fredrick Ngugi June 13, 2017

Zameer Verjee, Kenya

Zameer Verjee the owner of Studio AZ

Zameer Verjee the owner of Studio AZ. Photo credit: Forbes Africa

Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, Zameer Verjee always pictured himself expanding the family’s legacy, but this dream was almost shattered in 2010, when his family’s business was placed under receivership. With only £400 he had saved at university, 29-year-old Verjee founded Studio AZ, an interior and exterior design firm based in Nairobi, Kenya. The company now has 11 full-time employees and 75 subcontractors. Last year, Studio AZ turned over nearly $500,000.


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