Top 10 Successful Entrepreneurs In Uganda

Top 10 Successful Entrepreneurs In Uganda

An entrepreneur is someone who has an idea and who works to create a product or service that people will buy, as well as an organization to support that effort.

  • In this article, discover the full list of the top 10 Successful Entrepreneurs in Uganda

Below is the full list of the top 10 Successful Entrepreneurs in Uganda

1. Sudhir Ruparelia
Sudhir Ruparelia has been topping this list for quite some years. Sudhir is famed for rising his fortune from $25,000 which he saved from his hustle in the United Kingdom before he returned to Uganda in mid-1980s as a beverages merchant and later as a foreign currency dealer. Today, his portfolio goes across sectors including real estate, hospitality, agriculture, media, education, insurance, and finance.

2. Karim Hijri
The godfather of the Dembe Group of Companies, Karim Hijri has steadily kept run behind Sudhir Ruparelia. Karim is the force behind the Dembe Group of Companies with interests in hotels such as Imperial Imperial Group of Hotels.

3. Alykhan Kharmali
Until his death recently, the founder of Mukwano Industries, Alykhan Kharmali has been among the richest Ugandans for several decades. He is one of the business architects of Uganda’s resurgence in 1990s with his popular household flagship. Mukwano family has interests in banking, manufacturing, agriculture, and real estate.

4. Mohammed Hamid
Mohammed Hamid, behind the Aya group, has interests in transport, real estate, hospitality, and manufacturing.

5. Charles Mbire
Charles Mbire has worked his way to the top of the rich list. He is well known for his interest in MTN Uganda, as well as investments in cement manufacturing, transportation, agribusiness, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, real estate, energy, and finance.

6. Sikander Lalani
Lalani is a man made of steel since he has grown Roofing Group into an East African giant.

7. Aaron M. Mukooza
He has investments spanning the media together with the banking sector.

8. Gordon Wavamunno
As the best part of his wealth is believed to have stemmed from his automotive business, Gordon Wavamunno is immensely linked with the ownership of Spear House together with Spear Motors -his automotive company.

9. Mukesh Shukla
Shukla is behind the Shumuk Group of Companies -a successful company concerned with cooking utensils.

10. Patrick Bitature
Bitature made his way up the ladder on the back of Simba Telcom, which was an early dealer for MTN and other telecom giants. Today, his interests span hospitality, energy, and real estate among others.

Which business is good to start in Uganda?

Top Business Ideas in Uganda

  • Poultry Farming with Hatchery.
  • Processed Food Grains Market.
  • Printing Inks Business.
  • Animal Feed Business.
  • Textile Business.