In this episode of Entrepreneurs Talk Africa, we catch up with Madvee Muthu, the founder of Bees with Stories, as she shares her journey over the past two years in the sustainable beekeeping industry. She discusses the challenges faced, milestones achieved, and the importance of personal touches in her business. Tune in to hear Madvee's insights and advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.
00:00 - Introduction to Madvee Muthu, founder of Bees with Stories
02:03 - Recent challenges in the beekeeping industry, including security issues and weather conditions affecting the colonies
05:32 - The importance of sustainable beekeeping practices and maintaining strong, healthy colonies
07:45 - Challenges in finding larger outlets for selling honey, and the role of volume in the business model
10:50 - Milestones achieved in the past two years:
14:15 - The power of personal touches in marketing and customer engagement
17:05 - Returning customers and the importance of product tasting
19:30 - Advice for aspiring entrepreneurs:
22:38 - Conclusion and closing thoughts
Check out this inspiring episode with Madvee Muthu as she shares her experiences and insights in sustainable beekeeping and entrepreneurship. Listen now!