Ali-shah Jivraj is a 35 year-old Ugandan entrepreneur and founder of Royal Electronics. He is also the CEO of Royal Group, an investment holding company that specializes in manufacturing and distribution of consumer electronics products.
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Ali-shah Jivraj age
Ali-shah was born on September 23rd 1987 in Kampala Uganda. He started his first mobile phone repair shop when he was just 18 years old. He graduated from Makerere University Business School in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology Management.
Ali-shah Jivraj education
Ali started school at St. Henry’s College Kitovu where he completed his O levels before joining St. Mary’s College Masaka (SMCM) for his A levels. He then joined Makerere University Business School where he graduated with an honours degree in Information Technology Management (ITM).
Ali-shah Jivral Career
Royal Electronics Royal Electronics was founded by Ali-shah Jivraj and his business partner, Sajid Aziz in 2016 as a mobile repair shop that specialized in repairing broken iPhone screens. The company grew rapidly within its first year of operation, expanding into other areas such as smartphone batteries, screen protectors and screen guards among others. Today, Royal Electronics has become one of the leading electronics stores in Uganda and continues to expand its horizons internationally with plans already underway for branches in Kenya, Tanzania and even South Africa!
As a young entrepreneur, Jivraj has received support from several Silicon Valley venture capital firms including Y Combinator (YC), which helped launch companies like Airbnb and Dropbox. In September 2018, Jivraj raised $3 million in seed funding from YC during an event called Demo Day.
Ali-shah Jivraj is a 27 year-old Ugandan entrepreneur and founder of Royal Electronics. He is also the CEO of Royal Group, an investment holding company that specializes in manufacturing and distribution of consumer electronics products.
Ali-shah Jivraj networth
Ali-shah Jivraj’s journey as a businessman started when he was still in school where he started selling mobile phones at school before graduating to selling them online. This led him to establish Royal Electronics which has grown over the years into one of the leading electronics companies in East Africa with its headquarters located in Kampala, Uganda.