Meet the Boss: Oluwaseun Olarewaju, SoapboxNG

Oluwaseun Olarewaju, an accounting graduate from the University of Abuja, is the Founder/CEO of SoapboxNg, a private label company that manufactures organic skincare products for skincare brands. She talks to me about entrepreneurship in Nigeria, and the private label structure she chose for her company, in this interview.

Meet the Boss: Itoro Okon, Jewelry by Itoro Okon

Itoro Okon graduated with a degree in Geology from Carleton University, Canada, and worked in both the mineral exploration and oil and gas exploration industries for 3 years before moving back to start her jewelry line, Jewelry by Itoro Okon. She talks to me about her inspiration and her entrepreneurial dreams in this interview.

Meet the Boss, Isioma Osaje, Agency 106 Talents & Co

Agency 106, which manages talents like Ireti Doyle, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Linda Ejiofor and Adesua Etomi, is run by Isioma Osaje, a graduate of medicine and surgery from Igbinedion University. She talks to me about her career, her talent management journey, and the Nigerian film industry, in this interview.

Meet the Boss Iretiogo Oke, CEO Protouch Janitors

While some entrepreneurs quit their jobs to start their businesses, others choose to straddle both worlds, running successful, impactful businesses without giving up their 9-5. Iretiogo Oke, a marketing professional who is also the CEO of Protouch Janitors, talks to me about being a career woman and an entrepreneur, and her passion for sanitation intervention in this interview.

Meet the Boss: Damilola Teidi, GoMyWay Africa

Damilola Teidi is the CEO/Co-Founder of GoMyWay Africa, Nigeria’s leading ridesharing service connecting travellers with private car owners who have spare seats to share. She talked to me about GoMyWay Africa, her passion for using technology to solve problems, and her interest in the entire process involved in commercializing new technologies. Read the interview HERE.

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start Your Small Business

If you’re considering starting a small business this year, you are not alone. More and more Nigerians are taking that step, some becoming full-time entrepreneurs and others starting their business as a side hustle. Whichever route you’re taking, it’s absolutely important that you ask yourself certain questions to help you prepare a bit more for this move. Here are just 7 of those questions.

Meet the Boss, Ijomah Venn Oputa, Fabricsphere.com

Fabriscphere.com is an online fabric store providing a new shopping experience for fabrics, prints and textile lovers around Nigeria. I interviewed the Founder/CEO Ijomah Venn Oputa, a petroleum engineering graduate of the University of Lagos, and he talked about the joys of selling eye-popping, high-quality fabric, and the challenges of doing business online. Read the interview HERE.