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Episode 25: How a Young Fearless Guinean is set out to modernize Guinea with an Uber like Company

As Aissatou Khairy Diallo mentioned in French “Vous n’allez jamais recontrer une personne aussi patriotic que moi” meaning you will never find someone as patriotic as her, shows the love she has for her country, Guinea. Growing up in the United States, she has always represented her country from school to her participation in Guinean […]

Duration: 00:25:31

Episode 10: How two Nigerian Brothers started a Beverage Company from $5

Seyi Abolaji, a Stanford graduate, and his brother Seun Abolaji are the co-founders of Wilson’s Juice Company ( which they started with $5 as initial capital. After moving back to Nigeria from the United States, Seyi and his brother realize that there is a need for healthy beverages. So, they started providing fresh orange juice, […]

Duration: 00:30:18

Episode 9: Why is it so hard to raise capital in Africa from an African Investor

Over the past 3 months, we have been chatting with different African Entrepreneurs and one of the main issues they encounter is raising capital. So, we have decided to bring in an African Investor, Youssouf Carius, to tell us more about the investment landscape in Africa and why is it so hard for African Entrepreneurs […]

Duration: 00:16:10

Episode 7: How a Nigerian left London to start a Sock Company in his home country

Segun Abiona is proud to say that he has left the 9-5 job as an Invest Analyst in London to start his own venture, Nicole & Giovanni Socks, a sock designer and manufacturing company in Nigeria. Segun, Founder and Creative Director of Nicole & Giovanni Socks, is the definition of an Entrepreneur as he started […]

Duration: 00:20:58

Episode 6: How a young Nigerian became an International Speaker from the streets of London

Onyi Anyado a Nigerian based in England is a Global Leadership Speaker who has a passion for entrepreneurship, youth leadership and employee development. In his early years, Onyi grew up without a father. Onyi lived a life called ‘the street life’ and in this period, Onyi was nearly shot dead. Today, Onyi is a distinguished […]

Duration: 00:29:16