Tag: Lagos


14
Jan 2017
Meet Olatorera Oniru, intent on Building an Online Fashion Empire

Olatorera Oniru is an assiduous entrepreneur passionate about all things Africa. As CEO of Dressmeoutlet.com, she is currently leading initiatives to realize a pinnacle in Africa’s history whereby we would rely less on importation and innovate more with natural resources and citizenry capabilities. A member of The National Scholars Honor Society USA, Olatorera flourished her career working for two Fortune Top 5 companies namely Bank of America Merrill Lynch and General Electric. She also worked for one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, Lars Magnus Ericsson, as a global consultant and later......

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25
Dec 2016
The Lagos Entrepreneurship Landscape

The year 2016 is rounding up, and the population of Lagos is estimated to be over 20 million people, unarguably the largest city in Africa! Lagos is synonymous with ‘hustle’, the sound of horns blaring, people making deals at all corners of town, traffic and unending movements, parties and hangouts. Little wonder it is fondly called the city that never sleeps. It is the dream destination for businesses and entrepreneurs which has led Lagos to have the highest GDP for any city in Africa. It is often said that if you succeed......

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13
Dec 2016
Startup Grind Hosts Lagos End of the Year Entrepreneur Meetup

It is time to unwind as Startup Grind hosts its end of the year meetup, tagged “the Networking party“, on Saturday, December 17th, 2016. Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs through monthly events. Speakers at past Lagos meetups include Tayo Oviosu of Paga, Marek Zmyslowski of Jovago, Jeremy Johnson of Andela, Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter of Iroko. The Lagos Chapter Director, Uwem Uwemakpan, said the event would be a time for Lagos entrepreneurs to bond, network and share creative solutions to challenges businesses......

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