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Editi Effiong

Editi Effiong

Editi Effiong is the founder and CEO of Anakle, a leading digital agency in Nigeria, and Anakle Labs, an investment company and incubator for technology businesses. In May 2014, Editi and his team at Anakle almost broke the Internet(depending on whose account you read) with The Bride Price App. The App went on to feature […]

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Gossy Ukanwoke

GOSSY UKANWOKE

BAU R&D Gossy is a Higher Education Investor, supporting access to Learning and Education for young people in under-served communities. He has worked with African governments on the development of policies to assist in creating better access, quality and relevance of learning in higher education institutions. Through BAU R&D, he founded Beni American University and […]

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Izobe Spiff

Izobe Spiff

Izobe is a university of Benin Law graduate, called to bar as a solicitor and advocate of the supreme court of Nigeria in 2002. She subsequently trained and was certified as an Event planner at the Blackford Centre for Event Planning, in the UK. She is also an Alumni of “Fate Foundation”. Her never ending […]

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Simeon Ononubi

SIMEON ONONOBI

SimplePay Limited & MyAds Global FZ-LLC Simeon Ononobi is a serial entrepreneur behind the award winning Fin-tech company – SimplePay and also the founder of fast rising Global Ad serving mobile application MyAds (MyAds Global FZ-LLC). SimplePay under him won the Seedstar World Global Competition back in 2014 and bagged a whopping $330,000 USD in […]

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Olaotan Towry-Coker

Olaotan Towry-Coker

FOUNDER: AFRITICKETS.COM, CRANIUM ONE Olaotan Towry-Coker is the founder of Afritickets.com, the leading online event ticketing platform in Nigeria. He is also the founder of Cranium One, a shared office platform for entrepreneurs, small businesses and early-stage companies to create their dream businesses. Olaotan Towry-Coker holds a B.Sc. in Biochemistry and Biotechnology from the University […]

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Funke Tonye-Preghafi

‘Funke Tonye-Preghafi

Olufunke Tonye-Preghafi is the Managing director and Beauty addict in charge Gifty’s Daughter Beauty – a prestige-Beauty company in Nigeria. The company has grown from a small make-up business started in Port Harcourt in 2006 to a full-fledged beauty supply company operating in four (4) locations across the country. An accountancy graduate of RSUST(Rivers State […]

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Jonah Solomon

JONAH SOLOMON

Jonah Solomon is the founder and CEO of Yadel Communications, a media company dedicated to meeting the PR and marketing needs of startups in Africa. Since officially launched in March 2016, Yadel Communications has worked closely with a number of notable e-commerce start-ups including Hotels.ng, Printivo, EchoVC, Criteo, Trisat Communications, Careeers24, etc, to successfully implement […]

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Chinonso Ogbogu

Chinonso Ogbogu

Chinonso Ogbogu is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of #TheIncubatorsAfrica – a fast-growing pan-African business learning & support ecosystem set up to bridge the gap and connect young African entrepreneurs across the African continent to innovative ideas, provide inspiration and answers to tough business questions, facilitate access to support tools, network, and resources, as […]

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Osamede Evbakhavbokun

Osamede Evbakhavbokun is the Co-founder: Medessy Enterprises Limited – the parent company of Gidimall.com, NG-Ride & Prints-NG. An ex-banker, he was previously the Head, In-bound Payments at UBA and led the team that implemented TSA on behalf of Federal Government of Nigeria for UBA. With a robust retail and commercial banking and a technology experience, […]

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