Nigeria is a blessed country with lots of talented young men and women, as these individuals have proven to be strong, powerful and hardworking. They have made name for themselves with their entrepreneurial skills and have become successful in heir various specialty. Meet the 5 most influential young entrepreneurs in Nigeria.
The first to top the list is founder of Terragon Group in the person of Elo Umeh (age:38), he has worked in a mobile and digital media on the Africa continent for over 15 years now, with specialty in product development and management, with a B.s.c in Business Administration.
In 2019, Umeh’s Terragon acquired Bizense, a Singapore-based mobile technology company, in a cash plus stock deal which is the first of its kind and scale in Africa.
Uche Pedro (age: 36), the founder and CEO of BellaNaija, made it on the list as the second most influential young entrepreneur in Nigeria.
BellaNaija is a media tech brand known for entertainment and lifestyle content and its niche for wedding affairs.
In March 2019, Bella was honoured with the Forbes Woman New Media Award.
Linda Ikeji (age:40), the CEO of one of the most influential gist blog and TV, and also one of the most successful bloggers in Africa, as she is Widely referred to as the richest Nigerian blogger, who redefined the blogging sphere in Nigeria.
In 2012, Linda was named among the 20 most prominent woman in Africa.
The fourth on the list is the Nigerian internet entrepreneur and founder of the popular conversations platform Nairaland, in the person of Seun Osewa (age:38). Seun launched the forum in March 2005, which was projected as the biggest African forum
Across the years, these young entrepreneurs have proven to be hardworking and successful in their various specialties, as they have all contributed well to the country directly or indirectly with their innovations and entrepreneurial skills.