Ismail Ahmed: My Biggest Mistake Was Not Starting My Business Earlier | Aspire Africa


Hailing from the beautiful city of Hargeisa in Somaliland, WorldRemit founder and CEO Ismail Ahmed’s rise to running one of the world’s up-and-coming, most groundbreaking money transfer services is nothing short of impressive. WorldRemit allows users to transfer money internationally via its online and mobile platform, rather than having to endure the long-winded and expensive methods of the past, and is kicking up a storm in the Fintech community with its vision for ‘mobile money.’ Here is Aspire Africa’s full exclusive interview with Ismail in which he discusses his path to success, on what he looks for in individuals when adding to the WoldRemit team and on what advice he would give aspiring African entrepreneurs. The full interview with Ismail Ahmed can also be read in our upcoming edition of the Aspire Africa Magazine. Visit our website,, and sign up for free to keep up to date with Aspire!


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