Meet Derrick; One of Africa’s youngest and recognised business consultants and entrepreneurs, consulting for businesses within and outside Africa.
Mr. Derrick S. Vormawor who describes himself as the young man from nowhere God is taking somewhere, started a business consulting firm, Platinum Africa Solutions Limited which currently helps businesses to strategize, organize and globalize with just a borrowed laptop in 2015 from his father’s living room where he slept. Now the firm consults for businesses in Ghana, Nigeria, USA, Israel,etc with a branch in Accra and Tamale and with about five permanent team members. He has been featured in a lot of public speaking events where he’s inspired other people in business and with his story.
Presently at age 25, he is recognised beyond Ghana for his ability to develop strategic business plans and strategies which have helped clients to receive over USD 4million in funding and still counting. He also serves as a corporate trainer and has given practical trainings in Business, Customer Service, Sales and Marketing to thousands of people through onsite and online trainings. Some of the companies who have benefited from his trainings include MainOne Ghana, Dreams College of Creative Arts, Laam Homemade Ventures among others. Derrick is again the creator and host of The Business Startup Clinic by Platinum Africa Solutions Ltd., an event which has by far hosted startup founders and aspiring entrepreneurs from different countries to share practical business strategies, inspire and inform a new generation of business gladiators.
In 2016, he was named among Top 100 Student Entrepreneurs in Ghana by TANOE and in 2017 his firm was nominated for Premium Bank Ghana Startup Awards and nominated for Best Consultancy and Professional Services in The 2017 40 under 40 Awards Ghana. Upon recently graduating with a BSc. Banking & Finance from University of Professional Studies Accra, Derrick is presently an MBA International Business candidate of The Technical University of Freiberg,Germany. His dream is to become a path through which lot of viable and profitable businesses will emerge, be sustained and grow in Africa. His company’s services include Business Strategy development, business plan development, business proposal development, market research, products development, corporate training, business investment consulting, corporate branding and The Business Startup Clinic.