Young Entrepreneurs That are Impacting Nigeria

Being ahead of the competition

Has anyone told you, you can’t be part of the top entrepreneurs because you are too young?  Well, that has to be the lie of the century. Nigerian Youths are currently making strides in innovation and entrepreneurship much like those of other nations of the world. Nigeria is a country that is filled with massive business opportunities. The inspiration that you will draw from these young entrepreneurs posted here will encourage you start your own business no matter how young you are.

Bankole Cardoso, CEO of Easy Taxi Nigeria: He is the founder of the Nigerian operations of EasyTaxi. EasyTaxi is a taxi mobile App that was established in Brazil in 2012 by German technology startup, Rocket Internet GmBH.

Ola Orekunrin, Founder and CEO of Flying Doctors: A 31 year old medical doctor and a healthcare entrepreneur. Sge graduated medical school at the age of 21.She is the founder of Flying Doctors Nigeria. Flying doctors is West Africa’s first Air Ambulance Service Company.

Chukwuwezam Obanor, a 25 year old lover of all things tech. He built an online platform to aid high school students in revision for national exams. At 21 years, his passion for solving problems resulted in building the framework for an online platform called Prepclass.

Osine Ikhianosime,16, and his brother Anesi Ikhianosime, 14, built their own web browser called crocodile browser.  They have a deep understanding of the startup tactics that have led to so many successful companies in the Web 2.0 boom.

Damilola Solesi, a 26-year-old owner of SMIDS, an animation production company.

Temitope Popoola, 25, is the Creative Director of Temiwrites a writing brand.

Saidat Bello, 26, is the Chief Executive Officer of Sissie Natural.

Gossy Ukanwoke, 26, is the founder of an academic network, Students’ Circle, and President of BAU Research and Development.

There are many young Nigerian entrepreneurs out there making waves, join the crew. Remember the saying, “where is a will, there is a way”. If these young people can make it, why can’t you? Let this thought spur you and be your drive to becoming one of the top entrepreneurs in the country.

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Adekemi is a Pastor by calling and Dentist by profession. She is the Co-founder of ‘Komplete Woman’ an organization whose aim is to inspire and mentor young women to discover their purpose early. She is an associate fellow of the Royal commonwealth society. She is passionate about God, writing, poetry and influencing the younger generation to fan the flame of their potential.