On Friday evening, November 4th, Eyram Tawia, CEO of Leti Arts, released his personal memoir of sorts at the Meltwater Entrepreneurship School of Technology (MEST) At East Legon.
The book titled, “Uncompromising Passion: The Humble Beginnings of an African Video Game Industry”, was officially at released at a small event in the presence of Eyram’s parents, a special guest appearance by the wife of the Vice president, Kwaku Sintim-Misa (KSM), Bright Simmons, some representatives from the US Embassy and a host of friends and family.
Eyram Tawia founded Leti Arts in 2009 at MEST. Leti Arts is a media company that provides digital comics and mobile games for Android and Java platforms. Leti Arts is a start up company which Eyram established to be a true African game company whose games will be appealing to everyone with African expertise and leadership to compete globally. With Leti Arts, Eyram hopes to build video games which tell the story from the perspective of Africans.
In his book, Eyram tells the story of himself as a young man who pursued his dreams. Eyram writes about his experiences growing up in Ghana and being fascinated with video games. He tells his story about how he founded his first company at a young age, stories from his time at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and his experiences in ultimately starting Leti Arts and traveling to places like San Fransisco and Finland, where he met many influential personalities in the video game industry including the makers of Angry Birds.
Uncompromising Passion: The Humble Beginnings of an African Video Game Industry is currently available on Amazon for $15.00. Kindle versions of the book will be available soon.
You can contact Leti Arts at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about purchasing copies of the book.