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Mohamed Sheik is a risk taker, humble and genuine, Somali Entrepreneur based in Mogadishu, Somalia. His currently running two successful businesses the first dry cleaning business in Somalia which opened it doors in 2012 after 25 years for war. The second begin Amber Gardens and Florists the only garden center and florist in Somalia. Also a judge on Inspire Somalia TV show which is an entrepreneurial competition in Somalia.