Julian Kyula, CEO and Founder of MODE, was named an East Africa Entrepreneur of The Year 2015 during the All Africa Business Leaders Awards ceremony held in South Africa on November, 13, 2015.
The All Africa Business Leaders Awards, held annually in partnership with CNBC, is set to honor business excellence in the African region that has had a considerable impact on their industry and the community that they serve.
“Working through over a hundred qualifying submissions, judges spent well over two months examining, analysing and deliberating the candidates for 2015, narrowing it down to only a handful of business leaders per category, in each region”, said a press release, posted on the awards’ website.
MODE CEO Julian Kyula was nominated for the East Africa Entrepreneur of the Year award, competing against 2 other nominees.
“Part of the journey of entrepreneurship comes with a lot of sacrifice. To make sure we balance our time, is the biggest challenge of an entrepreneur, “Julian Kyula shared in his acceptance speech.