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Fashion & Beauty

How one 26-year-old turned $500 into $2 million online – CNN Features Kelechi Anyadiegwu

How one 26-year-old turned $500 into $2 million online – CNN Features Kelechi Anyadiegwu

| July 11, 2016 | Reply

(CNN)What started with a compliment turned one young woman’s idea into a million dollar business. When Kelechi Anyadiegwu started her online African clothing store Zuvaa with $500 two years ago, her idea was to share African-inspired designs with consumers around the world. Zuvaa is estimated to make $2 million in sales in 2016. After receiving […]

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Pamper your feet with stylish comfort – Hunter & co Loafers Nigerian brand

Pamper your feet with stylish comfort – Hunter & co Loafers Nigerian brand

| April 18, 2016

  The Hunter & co footwear brand, an offshoot of the Bandit urban clothing company launched in January 2015 with the sole aim of creating a footwear brand that grows out of Nigeria to take the world and providing value to our target market Our initial product is the Hunter & co Loafers with which […]

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Luxury In Africa: MODAN is bringing an innovative approach

Luxury In Africa: MODAN is bringing an innovative approach

| July 8, 2015

Luxury Brands enter the African Market through the birth of MODAN, a joint venture between StorAfrica Group and Adunmadan. July 8, 2015 – IKOYI, Nigeria — After much preparation, extensive market research and several meetings with the world’s top luxury brands in Milano, Paris, Geneva, London, Johannesburg, Mauritius, etc., a state-of-the-art luxury concept store finally […]

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e-Commerce and Marketing

African Spices – Introducing the OmoAlata Spices Brand

African Spices – Introducing the OmoAlata Spices Brand

| August 6, 2015

OmoAlata (McPeppers) is a Nigerian food service brand focused on the production and sale of hygienically processed and packaged local Nigerian soups, spices and peppers. OmoAlata aspires to use its strong local brand identity to position an international product range that will sit in stores all over the world for Nigerians and other customers present […]

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Grocery Shopping made easy in the heart of Abuja & Port-harcourt – Ahia Online Mart

Grocery Shopping made easy in the heart of Abuja & Port-harcourt – Ahia Online Mart

| December 8, 2014

Ahia Online Mart is your one-stop online grocery and home solutions store. Ahia Online offers convenient shopping from the comfort of your home or office, and a dedicated team at your service to ensure your online shopping experience is seamless. With their great assortment of products sourced both locally and internationally, and partners with known […]

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Share your words and thoughts of hope with greetingsworld.com.ng

Share your words and thoughts of hope with greetingsworld.com.ng

| July 31, 2014

Greetings World is all about indigenous stationery products. The company was launched in 2011 with greeting cards as the pioneer product.  The Greetings World team is made up of talented minds from Project Leads, Web & Graphic Designers to Sales & Marketing Experts. Greetings World wants to preserve the culture of exchanging greeting cards to […]

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Be Inspired

Inspiration Africa: My Journey from Passion Photographer to Presidential Photographer | Bayo Omoboriowo | TEDxGbagada

Inspiration Africa: My Journey from Passion Photographer to Presidential Photographer | Bayo Omoboriowo | TEDxGbagada

| January 4, 2016

Bayo Omoboriowo, the official photographer for the President of the Nigerian Republic shares his professional life experience, detailing how excellence, persistence and dedication took him from humble beginnings to Aso Rock. Bayo Omoboriowo is a freelance photographer who has an unwavering passion for development hence the nature of photography he has been involved in, which […]

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The Impact of Social Media on Business Growth: Funke Shonekan, Social Networking Expert

The Impact of Social Media on Business Growth: Funke Shonekan, Social Networking Expert

| April 22, 2015

Be Inspired Africa features Funke Shonekan, Social media entrepreneur and media expert. Funke is the CEO of Funkey Events and Founder of YAP & E; in this exclusive interview with Pulse TV, she shares more about her business, the power of social media and its impact on business growth and also on YAP & E’s […]

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Digits – Mark Essien, Founder of Hotels.NG

Digits – Mark Essien, Founder of Hotels.NG

| July 19, 2014

The true African start-up success story cannot be told without mentioning Hotels.ng CEO. Mark Essien.  Mark Essien has set the pace for digital hotel bookings in Nigeria and continues to defy all odds to stay ahead of his game as a businessperson and individual. In this short video with Digits, he shares his Passion, his […]

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The Greats & Working with the Greats

#Inspiration Africa – Pioneer Focus – CHIEF JACOB SOGBOYEGA ODULATE, Pioneer and Creator, Alabukun Powder.

#Inspiration Africa – Pioneer Focus – CHIEF JACOB SOGBOYEGA ODULATE, Pioneer and Creator, Alabukun Powder.

| August 26, 2016 | Reply

CHIEF JACOB SOGBOYEGA ODULATE – An exceptionally gifted man whose name and work echo into eternity. He exemplifies the hallmark of industry and entrepreneurial spirit. This great man toiled in his laboratory, writing the notes which contained the formula for what would ultimately be known as his famous patented medicine, ALABUKUN Powder. Alabukun means ‘Giver […]

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Inspiration Africa: “I invest a lot in people and believe strongly in people, without people around you, you can’t achieve anything.” – Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, CEO, Gran Imperio Group & Inagbe Grand Resort

Inspiration Africa: “I invest a lot in people and believe strongly in people, without people around you, you can’t achieve anything.” – Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, CEO, Gran Imperio Group & Inagbe Grand Resort

| August 7, 2015

Quoting the proverbial words of Williams Shakespeare “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. Finding one’s path in the business world and walking through it passionately can only lead to one destination; Greatness. Today’s inspiration Africa interview features Real Estate Giant and business pioneer, Mr Adeyeye Ogunwusi, CEO […]

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Whoot Africa’s “The Greats” – Otunba Subomi Michael Balogun

Whoot Africa’s “The Greats” – Otunba Subomi Michael Balogun

| April 8, 2014

“Each new generation is reared by its predecessors; the latter must therefore improve in order to improve its successor. The movement is circular. “ – Emile Durkheim “It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal […]

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The CEO's

Inspiration Africa: “Have faith in yourself. If you don’t believe in yourself, then who will? ” Ade Hassan, CEO, Nubian Skin shares on redefining nude, empowering women and carving a niche in the under-served Lingerie market

Inspiration Africa: “Have faith in yourself. If you don’t believe in yourself, then who will? ” Ade Hassan, CEO, Nubian Skin shares on redefining nude, empowering women and carving a niche in the under-served Lingerie market

| August 26, 2016 | Reply

Smart, focused and taking the business world by storm. Ade Hassan is the CEO and Founder of the Nubian Skin brand. Nubian Skin is a line of Lingerie birth out of the frustration of not finding lingerie and hosiery that matched her complexion as a black woman. Ade Hassan has not only stepped into a […]

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Inspiration Africa : Alexis Oladipo – “The cleaning lady whose healthy gym snacks invention now stocks at London’s leading chain store, Selfridges”

Inspiration Africa : Alexis Oladipo – “The cleaning lady whose healthy gym snacks invention now stocks at London’s leading chain store, Selfridges”

| August 4, 2016 | Reply

“Woman who was working as a cleaner reveals how she turned her life around by inventing a range of healthy gym snacks – that have been snapped up by Selfridges” A woman who was working as a cleaner and suffering from anxiety has transformed her life after founding her own health food brand. Alexis Oladipo, from […]

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Whoot Africa, 3 years in a nutshell “Own your story! Passion attracts and inspires others to inspire and help you” – Olushola Pacheco

Whoot Africa, 3 years in a nutshell “Own your story! Passion attracts and inspires others to inspire and help you” – Olushola Pacheco

| July 11, 2016

On the 15th of May 2016, Whoot Africa turned 3. Unfortunately, we had been shut down by our hosting platform because our website had been targeted by so much virus that they had no option but to pull us down, until the problem was fixed. We were down for about 3 weeks and so we […]

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Communication and Advertising

Thought Leadership: 3 Reasons Real Entrepreneurs Don’t Need Funding by Vusi Thembekwayo

Thought Leadership: 3 Reasons Real Entrepreneurs Don’t Need Funding by Vusi Thembekwayo

| August 26, 2016 | Reply

Over the past few weeks I have noted how my email has surged with requests for funding. All these emails have the same trademarks: This is an investment I have to make or someone else will do it and “we” (the sender & I) will miss an amazing opportunity; The idea WILL WORK, it just […]

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A better way to shop for Furniture – Domestico.com.ng

A better way to shop for Furniture – Domestico.com.ng

| April 18, 2016

Domestico.com.ng brings you a better way to shop for your household and office furniture. We are Nigeria’s largest online furniture retail store. We are more than just a furniture retailer. We provide high quality furniture, aggregated from the large pool of furniture makers. Our quality assurance unit makes sure that only furniture that meets our […]

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Pamper your feet with stylish comfort – Hunter & co Loafers Nigerian brand

Pamper your feet with stylish comfort – Hunter & co Loafers Nigerian brand

| April 18, 2016

  The Hunter & co footwear brand, an offshoot of the Bandit urban clothing company launched in January 2015 with the sole aim of creating a footwear brand that grows out of Nigeria to take the world and providing value to our target market Our initial product is the Hunter & co Loafers with which […]

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Other Recent Posts

The 6 commandments of successful collaboration by Petra Kuenkel

The 6 commandments of successful collaboration by Petra Kuenkel

| August 26, 2016 | Reply

ShutterstockLavin The following is an excerpt from “The Art of Leading Collectively.” Helping people collaborate successfully has been the core of my work for two decades. If things got difficult, if crises emerged, I found a way to get all the actors back into a collaborative space. If people refused to talk with one another […]

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Olushola Pacheco – “Championing Entrepreneurship Through Stories” by PAW

Olushola Pacheco – “Championing Entrepreneurship Through Stories” by PAW

| July 11, 2016 | Reply

I am Olushola Pacheco, a business graduate from the University of Wales with a passion for all things business. I run Whoot Africa, an online platform I founded 2 years ago to share business activities coming out of Africa. When I started this platform, I had no clue just how far this would impact, influence […]

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Inspiration Africa: “Businesses and brands who are in it for the long haul prioritize the initial learning processes and curves” – Henry Bassey, CEO, Digibrands talks about branding and staying a step ahead in today’s crowded markets.

Inspiration Africa: “Businesses and brands who are in it for the long haul prioritize the initial learning processes and curves” – Henry Bassey, CEO, Digibrands talks about branding and staying a step ahead in today’s crowded markets.

| June 28, 2016 | Reply

Henry Bassey, CEO, Digibrands Nigeria, is no stranger to the world of branding, strategic growth and marketing. His clientele portfolio consists of MNC’s, Financial institutions and some of the best FMCG’s companies in Nigeria. With a wealth of experience in the business, Henry Bassey’s Digibrands continues to grow in the business of helping businesses grow […]

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Inspiration Africa: “I founded Invest Africa to sensibly evangelise Africa”- Rob Hersov, CEO and Founder, Invest Africa shares on investing in Africa and sensibly telling the real story of Africa’s growth potentials.

Inspiration Africa: “I founded Invest Africa to sensibly evangelise Africa”- Rob Hersov, CEO and Founder, Invest Africa shares on investing in Africa and sensibly telling the real story of Africa’s growth potentials.

| June 27, 2016

South African born and raised serial entrepreneur, Rob Hersov, is the CEO of Invest Africa, Managing Partner of Sapinda UK, Chairman of the VistaJet Advisory Board, and Chairman of Adoreum Partners. Rob Hersov comes from a long line of successful businesspeople with both his grandfather and father credited as mining giants who founded and successfully […]

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