• George Holds the Top 100 Company of the Year Award 2014/2015

  • Mashujaa Awards - George wins Business and Entreprenurship Award
  • George Receives Optiven's Trophy for best mid-sized company, 2014 from Industrialisation and Enterprise Development CS Adan Mohammed
  • George presents his memoir to Equity Bank CEO, James Mwangi
  • George with Vice President William Ruto at a KEPSA Award
  • George Speaks at the Launch of His Memoir , Soar Like an Eagle
  • George Hugs one of the Beneficiaries of a Home from Optiven Foundation
  • George with his mentor Vimal Shah and B.O.D Optiven Dr. Letting.
  • George Educating Kenyans on Property Investment at Hope FM
  • George at the Launch of His Memoir , Soar Like an Eagle
  • George plants trees at Laburra Secondary School, Kieni
  • George speaks to parents and teachers at Laburra Secondary School, Kieni
  • George at a Presidential Function at Safaricom Stadium Kasarani
  • George Presenting Certificates at the Management University of Africa Event

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George Wachiuri is an Entrepreneur, Author, Motivator, Philanthropist, Family man, Lecturer and an Astute Businessman. He serves in the Church as an Elder. Entrepreneur of the year (1997) U.O.N.

He is the founder of Optiven Limited, Overall Winner of the Top 100 KENYA Mid-Sized Companies 2014/2015. Optiven Ltd was awarded the best Real Estate Company in Kenya 2014/15. Optiven has employed over 40 staff and has a target of employing 15,000 in the next 15 years....... Read More

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How Chamas Can Invest Together

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 08-08-2016

How Chamas Can Invest Together

Agree on the investment methodology, strategy and stick on it -  Do not change goal posts in the middle of the investment journey Appoint a good leadership they will guide the group - Let the leadership have a term limit and they should have well written and agreed target of achievement during their term . I suggest three years term limit and preferably renewable on performance basis Think Long term and Act... Read more

The Power of Sharing – One Million Entrepreneurs by the Year 2035

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 02-08-2016

The Power of Sharing – One Million Entrepreneurs by the Year 2035

Creating One Million Entrepreneurs by the year 2035 movement is about sharing what Optiven Group has. Optiven Group means staff, customers and stakeholders. Sharing means split, divide, and apportion resources with others. Resources may mean the joys we have, time, assets, knowledge or liabilities. Sharing is caring. Let's talk about caring; It is the most powerful form of humanity It promotes positive growth for all Gives us a chance to prosper - Creating... Read more

Enterprise of the Week

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 27-07-2016

Enterprise of the Week

Feature from a digital magazine @MentorMe_Africa that seeks to create "Conversations That Inspire Greatness" and basically share Next-Door (Relatable) motivational stories (www.mentormeafrica.org) Read more

How Does Optiven Balance Between Profitability And Corporate Social Responsibility?

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 22-07-2016

How Does Optiven Balance Between Profitability And Corporate Social Responsibility?

Optiven group believes that business must be profitable in the long-term for it to support the society. Optiven needs the society in order to be profitable. There is need for a profitable model that does not affect the planet earth. A poor society means a non-profitable business. We change the society through Promotion of education [www.optivenfoundation.org], Job creation [One Million Entrepreneurs Initiative] and Increasing the literacy levels that promote the reading culture [www.isoma.co.ke].... Read more

How can a Youth Prosper in Entrepreneurship

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 22-07-2016

How can a Youth Prosper in Entrepreneurship

Sub-Saharan African countries have a proportionally large youth cohort. In 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, half the population is the youth according to UNFPA estimates in 2014. The rate of population growth in these sub-Saharan African countries, is expected to continue until 2015-2020, and potentially beyond, therefore making it difficult to create sustainable development. Kenya's population growth rate is estimated at 2.11%. A big percentage of the population is the youth... Read more

The Energy Booster You Require For The Remaining 6 Months Is Right Here!

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 06-07-2016

The Energy Booster You Require For The Remaining 6 Months Is Right Here!

As the year comes to a close, many People panic, especially when the first six months of the year elapses. I have a word of encouragement to all those who have not yet achieved much this year. See below the Listed Practical Boosters that will help you finish the race, a successful race, through to 2017. 1. Exploit your full potential.There is need for you to sit down and analyze how... Read more

Who Stops Your Growth?

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 03-07-2016

Who Stops Your Growth?

One day all the employees reached the office and saw a big notice written on the door. Yesterday the person who has been stopping your growth in this company passed away. You are invited to join the funeral. In the beginning, they got sad for the death of one of their colleagues, but after a while they got curious to know who was the man who stopped their growth. Everyone thought:... Read more

Did You Know That Children Can Own Property?

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 17-06-2016

Did You Know That Children Can Own Property?

No parent wants to bring into the world a child who will end up suffering from poverty and dependence to economical waves as /when they grow up. We all want to secure our children's lives by creating sources of income that will sustain them, and their children and their children's children.As a wise parent, you have been investing little by little in various places of Kenya and that is commendable. Spouses... Read more

Causes of Land price rise over the past 16 years

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 20-05-2016

Causes of Land price rise over the past 16 years

High Demand due to rise in middle class-Kenya's population has grown from 31 Million to 47.1Million in a period of 16 years according to UN estimates. This rise in population has contributed to the high demand for settlement pushing the land prices up. Infrastructure Development/ Electricity-Massive infrastructure has led to the opening up of some areas that were previously inaccessible hence land prices growing rapidly. Speculations / large scale projects- Speculations that... Read more

How to conquer self-insecurity

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 20-05-2016

How to conquer self-insecurity

How can one win the battle of insecurity? Quick decision making- Failure to make decisions may lead to regrets, loss of key opportunities and sometimes to poverty. Quick decision makers make more money, create opportunities and add value to themselves and the society Trust in God- We all have a superior being, we all have that power that we rely on. Trusting in God will fight most of the fears that kill... Read more

Are you a Philanthropist?

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 20-05-2016

Are you a Philanthropist?

The world is made better by people who donate their time, money and reputation to charitable causes. These are people who give to make life better for other people. A philanthropist is always ready to give, they have abundance mentality and they do this out of their own will. They do not count how much or how many times they have helped. Philanthropists build strong legacies and you can do the... Read more

A Millionaire In The Making

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 13-05-2016

A Millionaire In The Making

As a 21 years old young man, I had a vision, to build a buzzing, dynamic organization that would create memorable romantic experience for couples & also help singles experience single life at its best. However, to achieve this I needed someone who could identify with my vision and guide me through.This is what landed me in an entrepreneurs networking event at Michael Joseph Centre on the very evening of... Read more

The Power Of Positive Thinking

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 03-05-2016

The Power Of Positive Thinking

I George Wachiuri have applied this great power of positive thinking, it's so great that it can transform, your life, the way you do things. It can help you be a magnet in attracting people. This power increases optimism in a great way. Positive thinkers have got some characteristics; They always look for good even in very difficult circumstances They keep the focus and their minds on what they want to do... Read more

The Top Notch Qualities of A Business Converter

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 28-04-2016

The Top Notch Qualities of A Business Converter

It's vital to think of sales and marketing people as business converters. They willingly start a business lead whether cold or hot from the molding stage to the conversion stage when an organization realizes revenue. Read more

How to Register a Company in Kenya

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 01-03-2016

How to Register a Company in Kenya

Name search: You write a letter to the registrar to reserve your desired name. If accepted the registrar will reserve the name for 30 days. Prepare Memorandum and Article of Association and Statement of Nominal Capital: These documents describe the objectives, rules, subscribers and authorized share capital of your company. They are prepared by an advocate. Pay Stamp Duty: The amount of money that you pay depends on your declared nominal capital,... Read more

Tenders Registration and Application

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 01-03-2016

Tenders Registration and Application

To register for the tenders, http://agpo.go.ke/register. AGPO Program facilitates the youth, women and persons with disability-owned enterprises to be able to participate in government procurement. Target GroupsThe Public Procurement and Disposal (Preference and Reservations) Regulations, 2011, shall apply to procurements by public entities when soliciting tenders from the following target groups: Disadvantaged Groups (Youth, Women, and Persons with Disability) Small Enterprises Micro Enterprises Citizen Contractors Local Contractors Citizen Contractors in Joint-venture or Sub-contracting arrangements with foreign suppliers. How... Read more

E-Citizen Registration

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 01-03-2016

E-Citizen Registration

Log in to https://www.ecitizen.go.ke/ecitizen-services.html  to create an account, just follow the prompts. Requirements; ID number Email address( to verify the registration) Phone number( to receive the registration code) After registration you will be able to access any service in; Business Marriages Lands Immigration Civil Registration Services You can also register for; E business- you apply to get all your business operating licenses E-visa for all visa needs and requirements     Read more

1 Million Entrepreneurs Arise - Creating over 1 million Entrepreneurs by 2035

Investment, General Advice and Commentaries :: Published on 29-01-2016

1 Million Entrepreneurs Arise - Creating over 1 million Entrepreneurs by 2035

Yes....you heard it right. Creating over 1 million Entrepreneurs by 2035, that is, in the next 20 years! Optiven Foundation, a charity started less than 11/2years ago by Optiven Real Estate, is not leaving anything to chance; Inspiration, motivation, mentorship and giving back to the society is its main focus at such a time like this. Mr. George Wachiuri, The Foundation Chairman, confirms the above Caption. "Yes, With Ksh 2, 000,000 Revolving... Read more

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1 Million Entrepreneurs Arise - Creating over 1 million Entrepreneurs by 2035

News and Events :: Published on 20-04-2016

1 Million Entrepreneurs Arise - Creating over 1 million Entrepreneurs by 2035

Yes....you heard it right. Creating over 1 million Entrepreneurs by 2035, that is, in the next 20 years! Optiven Foundation, a charity started less than 11/2years ago by Optiven Real Estate, is not leaving anything to chance; Inspiration, motivation, mentorship and giving back to the society is its main focus at... Read more

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