Friday, October 18, 2019

Meet Ada Osakwe, the Agri-business Advocate

"I believe it is important you start even if it Is small, start with a view of putting the right structures in place in your business that would allow you to be big." Ada Osakwe Ada Osakwe is a Nigerian economist, food investor, corporate executive, an entrepreneur and agri-business advocate. She is the founder...

Meet Fifi Ejindu, Nigerian Neo-traditional Architect

"Africa is in the hands of Africans and we must all rise to the challenge.” Fifi Ejendu Offiong Ekanem Ejindu aka Princess Fifi Ejindu is the CEO of Building Support Systems and the Principal Partner of Starcrest Group of Companies. She is a Nigerian Neo-traditional Architect, a fashionista, an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. Fifi...

Bolanle Austen-Peters, founder of Terra-Kulture

“Until you understand that time is something you cannot cheat, you will not go very far in business." Bolanle Austen-Peters  Bolanle Austen-Peters is the founder of Terra Kulture and Bolanle Austen Productions (BAP) Productions. She is a lawyer, a theatre and onscreen movie producer and director. She is an art enthusiast and has changed...

Piggybank encourages Nigerians to save money

A recently developed Nigerian fintech start-up publicly declares it's successful ability to raise over a $1.1M seed Fundraise to kick start its online savings platform popularly known as Piggybank.ng.With a powerful combination of business-minded people like  Somto Ifezue, Odunayo Eweniyi and Joshua Chibueze Piggybank.ng came to. They came up with a way of tackling a problem...

Lori E-Logistics Startup expands to Nigeria

Kenyan e-Logistics company, Lori, has officially announced its expansion to Nigeria in a bid to cement its footprint across Africa. The company, which is the largest e-logistics service provider in East Africa, launched in Kenya in 2016 to seamlessly connect cargo owners to transport in frontier markets. Over the past 10 months, Lori has...

Startups in Nigeria, with a Promising future

Every year, new companies in Nigeria spings up with hopes of becoming the next big success story. According to Disrupt Africa Startups Funding Report for 2018, Nigerian startups led the bulk of investment in Africa, recording over 58 startups with a total of $94.9 million from various sectors in 2018. Startups like: Andela, Flutterwave,...

First female chairman of Firstbank; Ibukun Awosika

No doubt, when we dare believe in ourselves dreams are actualized. For it takes passion to overcome the thoughts of giving up when faced with disappointments and other challenges. This indeed highlights the success story of Ibukun Awosika, a woman who against all odds totally believed in herself. Today she is an achiever and she admonishes young...

Jowi Zaza; Nigeria’s most luxurious and youngest billionaire

Joseph Eze Okafor Jnr, popularly known as Jowi Zaza is one of the youngest billionaires in the country with a net worth ranking high in billions of naira. born on March 1985 to the Anambra business magnate Joseph Eze Okafor Snr. Jowi Zaza lives a very quiet but luxurious life, enjoying his wealth beyond the prying...

Agri-Tech start-ups in Ethiopia will receive 1 million Ethiopian birr funding

Local farmers in Ethiopia will be witnessing one of the greatest funding boast of all times because Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation - CTA sets to organize a competition to promote and encourage the rise of agricultural innovations and entrepreneurship in Ethiopia; along with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

Jack Ma, the Billionaire who grew from Rags-To-Riches.

54 years old billionaire Jack Ma (a.k.a. Ma Yun) is the richest man in China . He was born in Hangzhou in the southeastern part of China. His estimated net worth is $34.6B. He is a business magnate and philanthropist; the co-founder of Alibaba, a conglomerate that's centered on technology, artificial intelligence, retail, e-commerce...

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