Category: Interview

Every African entrepreneur needs a ‘Never Say Die’ attitude – Tunji Eleso

Every African entrepreneur needs a ‘Never Say Die’ attitude – Tunji Eleso

This is the sixth and final conversation in a series of six videos. Meet Tunji Eleso, the Director of Pre-Incubation at CcHUB, an open living lab for entrepreneurs, tech companies and investors.   SEE ALSO: It takes faith and persistence to become a successful entrepreneur in Africa     One of the most important thing […]

It takes faith and persistence to become a successful entrepreneur in Africa

It takes faith and persistence to become a successful entrepreneur in Africa

This is the fifth conversation in a series of six videos. Meet Bayo Adegbembo is the founder and cultural evangelist of Genii Games, a company that creates app for the promotion and preservation of African culture.   SEE ALSO: How this Nigerian startup founder is helping to change world views   Being entrepreneur sounds sexy […]

Pledge51’s Bayo Puddicombe on mobile, monetization and the African gaming ecosystem

Pledge51’s Bayo Puddicombe on mobile, monetization and the African gaming ecosystem

Bayo Puddicombe is arguably one of the most successful mobile entrepreneur on the continent of Africa. He opened shop (Pledge 51) with Zubair Abubakar, brains behind the Nigerian constitution app and have gone ahead to build a portfolio of apps enjoying over a million downloads. I caught up with him to talk about his latest […]

[EXCLUSIVE] Tomi Davies shares some insights ahead of Mobile West Africa 2014

[EXCLUSIVE] Tomi Davies shares some insights ahead of Mobile West Africa 2014

Harry ’Tomi’ Davies popular know was TD is recognized as an expert in IT-led business transformation from a background of FTSE 100 level companies in the UK, USA and Africa. TD mentors individuals and advises organizations globally, blogs, and maintains a significant network of connections, friends and followers on most major social media platforms. He […]

Are co-founders overrated? Here’s why these 5 African entrepreneurs are flying solo

Are co-founders overrated? Here’s why these 5 African entrepreneurs are flying solo

It has become norm to add a ‘team’ slide in pitch deck for investors or ‘Our Team’ on a start-up website, but a bigger buzzword is ‘Co-Founder’, as almost everyone now stresses the need to actually launch with a team of at least two filling the roles of: idea, business, design, and technology. While it […]