Monday, February 17, 2020

Meet Deola Sagoe, fashionista and Founder of The House of Deola Sagoe

Deola Sagoe, founder of Deola is the leading lady of African haute couture fashion from Ondo State in Nigeria. Deola has been at the cutting edge of high fashion since 1989 and became the first black woman to present a collection at AltaRoma, Rome’s celebrated fashion week, back in 2004. Her globally appealing...

Meet Dr Ola Orekunrin, founder of Flying Doctors Nigeria

There are certain people you come across in life that are truly inspirational on a number of levels, but medical doctor, pilot and healthcare entrepreneur, Ola Orekunrin is certainly one of those. Dr. Ola Orekunrin is a medical doctor, helicopter pilot and the healthcare entrepreneur founder of Flying Doctors Nigeria, West Africa’s first...

Meet Kenyan techpreneur, Juliana Rotich; co-founder of Ushahidi, creator of open-source software

Juliana Rotich is a Technologist, MIT Media Lab Director's Fellow, TED Senior Fellow and currently serves as Chair of World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Data Driven Development. Juliana is Co-founder of BRCK Inc. A hardware company based in Kenya that makes BRCK and other devices. BRCK...

Meet Chimezie Chuta; Blockchain, Cryptocurrency Educator and CEO of Blockchain Nigeria User Group

In the blockchain industry in Nigeria in particular and in Africa in general, Chimezie Chuta stands out. He has made a name for himself in ways that you may not begin to imagine. Chimezie Chuta is a Tech innovation professional, Drupal Developer, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Educator, Community organizer and friend of disruptive ideas, and...

Meet Osiobe Oghenekparobo, CEO Of Collorado Interiors, AbjDice and Md Blockchain Tech Hub

Mr Osiobe Oghenekparobo CEO of Collorado interiors, AbjDice and Managing director of Blockchain Tech Hub. Mr. Osiobe Oghenekparobo was born on the 21st March 1987 to the family of Late chief Samuel Goji Osiobe in Ovwian in Udu local government of Delta State, Nigeria. He attended Ovwian primary school in 1995...

Meet young Nigerian Entrepreneur, Chris Kwekowe; technology consultant and CEO of Satecube

Chris Kwekowe is a highly rated young Nigerian Entrepreneur, technology consultant and most notably the founder and CEO of Satecube. He sees the average young African as a global force to be reckoned with and his tenets are embedded in his effort to make ICT the propeller on which the former thrives.

Meet Bethlehem Alemu; Social Entrepreneur and CEO soleRebels & Republic of Leather

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu is founder and Managing Director of soleRebels, the world's fastest-growing African footwear brand and the only Fair Trade-certified footwear company in the world. Growing up in a poor suburb of Addis Ababa, Bethlehem decided that there was only one way to defeat poverty – use local craftsmanship to make products...

Meet Nigerian Entrepreneur, Temitope Ogunsemo; Who Built A $3 Million EdTech Company

Nigerian-born Temitope Ogunsemo is the founder of Krystal Digital, a fast-growing EdTech company that focuses on the creation, development and deployment of modified and service-oriented software applications for educational institutions in Nigeria. They provide IT training as well. Being an alumnus of Kings College, Lagos. Temitope Ogunsemo graduated from the prestigious University of Ibadan...

Meet Tara Fela-Durotoye; CEO House of Tara International

Tara Fela-Durotoye is a Nigerian top beauty entrepreneurs. She is the founder and CEO of the prestigious make-up brand, House of Tara International. Tara Fela-Durotoye is one of the pioneers of bridal makeup and has risen to a respected height in the make up industry. She is a role model to most make...

Meet Nigerian real estate start-up founder, Obinna Okwodu; CEO of Fibre

Obinna Okwodu is a US-born Nigerian entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Fibre. Fibre is a Nigerian real estate start-up founded in 2016 to provide middle-income tenants flexible payment options for homes around Lagos and other parts of Nigeria. Obinna graduated from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he studied...

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