He is dupped as one of the most influential business moguls in Zimbabwe. Judging from his fame and riches today, one would never guess Tinashe Mutarisi has from rags to riches story. He was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth; he paved the way for himself in the depressing economy to be successful today. Talking to his Facebook account today, the celebrated business mogul shared his throwback pictures leaving many astonished by how he has transformed over the years.
Tinashe Mutarisi is the Founder and CEO of Nash Holdings, subsidiaries such as Nash Paints and Nash Furniture. He is also a netprenuer making strides on the internet. His road to greatness was bumpy, but he defied all the odds and founded his company from scratch, becoming a dominant businessman in Zimbabwe. In the wake of his fame, questions about Tinashe Mutarisi’s profile background have been asked.
Throwback pictures of Zimbabwean businessman Tinashe Mutarisi inspire many
Mutarisi was born in the province of Mashonaland East Wedza at Mount St Mary’s. He grew up in Inyati Mine, where he attended his primary education at Inyati Mine primary school. Mutarisi lost his parents at a young age, and his older siblings became his deputy parents. In an interview with The Herald, Tinashe revealed that after he lost his parents, his senior siblings automatically became his guardians and tried their best to put food on the table. Tinashe’s siblings would do odd jobs moulding bricks so that they could fund his secondary education.
After graduating from his secondary education, Mutarisi worked at a retail shop in Chivhu before migrating to Botswana, where he discovered the opportunities that existed in the local paint industry. After working in Botswana for a few years hunting for greener pastures, Mutarisi moved back to Zimbabwe and founded his Nash Paints company in 2006 at the Chikwanha Shopping Center in Chitungwiza. He started with a few employees,, but through his hard work and determination, he has developed the company to another level, with more than 35 branches across Zimbabwe.
Nash Paints is fast becoming one of the most famous companies in Zimbabwe. Mutarisi introduced Nash Holdings, which houses Nash Paints and other subsidiary companies, including Avion, Nash Furniture and many others. Mutarisi’s hard work can never go unnoticed; he has received awards for outstanding entrepreneurship skills in Zimbabwe. He was recently nominated among the most influential entrepreneurs Under 40 in Zimbabwe.