Username Investment Ltd bagged The 2018 Top 100 Mid-sized Companies Award during the recent Gala Dinner held at Carnivore Restaurant. Username emerged top after a Survey conducted by KPMG and Nation Media Group that sought to identify and recognize the country’s fastest growing medium-sized companies and celebrate the most outstanding entrepreneurs.
The Survey is conducted annually and in order to qualify, participants must have had their accounts audited for the last three years, not listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange and must not be in the banking, insurance, accounting or audit industries. This year the entry point for companies’ was a turnover of Kshs 50 Million from the previous year’s 70 million.
“We have received this award as a recognition for our positive contribution to making property accessible to young people and creation of employment in Kenya. I am proud that since our establishment in 2013 we have created employment to over 50 employees directly and over 500 indirectly and provided land to over 5,500 clients in line with the Government’s Big Four Agenda.” Reuben Kimani, CEO, Username Investment Ltd. said as he received the award.
“Thank you KPMG and Nation Media Group for appreciating the unique role SMEs play in job creation and the impact of their products and services in transforming lives. The National Economic Survey done by the Central Bank of Kenya in 2014 indicated that SME’s constitute majority of all business in Kenya and 80 percent of the jobs created in the year came from the SME’s. We are glad that Username Investment is part of these SMEs and we believe that we are capable of transforming our nation and contributing a higher GDP that will move our country from Third World country.”
The CEO called upon every Kenyan to take advantage of the Username Christmas Sale and actualize their dream of owning land this season before the end of the year. The Christmas Sale presents a chance to invest in land and win a fully paid holiday trip for 2 to Dubai, Mombasa, Maasai Mara among other amazing prizes.
On the same day, Reuben Kimani received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Kenya Professional Realtors Association (KPRA) in a Gala Dinner held at Kenya School of Monetary Studies. Reuben was awarded for his unique contribution in making property affordable in Kenya. The event brought together buyers, sellers, commercial developer, investors and service providers in the real estate industry. The theme of the event was “Raising The Bar in Kenya Real Estate Market”. This aimed at helping Real Estate professionals take advantage of the robust industry and sizeable profitable opportunities by enhanced service levels and professionalism.