Money Moves June 13, 2017 at 09:15 am

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

Fredrick Ngugi | Contributor

Fredrick Ngugi June 13, 2017 at 09:15 am

June 13, 2017 at 09:15 am | Money Moves

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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