Tag Archives: Entrepreneur

Toke Makinwa Earns Spot On Yahoo! Finance’s List Of “Top Entrepreneurs To Follow In 2020”

Toke Makinwa is most likely feeling like a ‘Tokstarr’ after being named one of Yahoo! Finance’s ‘Top Entrepreneurs to follow in 2020’. The Nollywood actress and media personality is among the carefully-curated “entrepreneurs who have successfully been able to grow their businesses, sustain and scale them, and are currently doing great things, even during COVID-19 pandemic” to feature…

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Kylie Jenner Named Forbes’ Youngest “Self-Made” Billionaire For The Second Year In A Row

Makeup mogul, Kylie Jenner has been revealed to be the world’s youngest self-made billionaire yet again at just 22-years-old after Forbes dropped its annual list of The World’s Billionaires, which charts the net worth of the world’s richest. The reality star has managed to keep that title for the second year in a row after…

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OB Crush: Adetayo Bamiduro, Co-Founder Of MAX.ng

The co-founder of MAX.ng, Adetayo Bamiduro is our OB Crush this week. The techprenuer is one of the talented minds solving logistics problem in the metropolitan city of Lagos through his e-platform, Metro Africa Express. Along with his friend Chinedu Azodoh, the MIT Sloan alums, started MAX.ng (Metro Africa Express) in 2015, as a logistics company providing swift and…

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OB Crush: Tosin Durotoye, Founder Of The Bloom Africa

Our OB Crush for this week spotlights Tosin Durotoye, a consultant strategist and the founder of The Bloom Africa – an initiative that curates engagements and safe spaces for ambitious African women to connect, learn and grow, the within Nigeria and across Africa and the Diaspora. Most recently, Tosin served as the Director of GreenHouse Lab where she established the…

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Tony Elumelu Gives CNN A Behind The Scenes Look At His Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Forum

Tony Elumelu gives CNN’s African Voices a behind the scenes look at one of Africa’s largest events for aspiring entrepreneurs, the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship (TEF) Forum. The 2019 edition of the packed event which included a delightful coalition of masterclasses from seasoned professionals, riveting plenary sessions, and a memorable interactive session with the Founder, Tony…

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Jumia Travel Co-founder, Marek Zmysłowski Publishes His Controversial, Bestselling Memoir in African Markets

Marek Zmysłowski, a polish-born entrepreneur and investor, well known in Africa for cofounding Jumia Travel (listed on the NYSE as part of Jumia Group) and the controversy around being wanted by the Nigerian Police and Interpol, has published a business memoir. The book is called “Chasing Black Unicorns” and shares previously unknown details of both…

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Kim Kardashian Shares First Photo Of The Newly Born “Psalm Ye”

  Media Personality and Entrepreneur, Kim Kardashian West has shared the first photo revealing the face of her fourth child with husband Kanye West on Monday, a month and a day after welcoming the baby via surrogate on May 9.  “Psalm Ye,” the 38-year-old reality star captioned the sweet shot, a possible nod to Kanye’s birthday over the weekend. The…

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Ex-BBN Mate, Nina Releases Gorgeous ‘Boss-Chick’ Birthday Photos As She Clocks 23, A Stunner!

Former Big Brother Naija Housemate and Entrepreneur, ‘Nina’ Chinonso Onyenobi, clocks Twenty-three today – Friday, 31st of May and to mark the day she dropped some ‘boss-chick’ themed stunning photos. Sharing them via her Instagram page, the Reality TV star wished herself a happy birthday. Happy Birthday Nina! More of greatness! Check more Photos Below…

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Chioma Onwutalobi, 24-Year-Old Entrepreneur Creating The Most Distributed African Lifestyle Magazine, Speaks To Forbes

Chioma Onwutalobi was recently featured on Forbes highlighting her story as a successful entrepreneur. This feature highlights the journey of a 24 year old entrepreneur seeking to change the narrative associated with Africa. From a thriving legal career to diving into the publishing industry, she shared what led her down the path to working with some…

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OB Crush: Kolawole Olajide Of Bridge Labs & Clock Education

Technopreneur, Kolawole Olajide is a serial creative that has designed solutions in education, marketing, insurance and banking. Not only is he passionate about education, he strongly believes that many Africans will not be given education but they will have to take it. Which is why his goal is to use his technical skills to bring…

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