Ada Osakwe is a creative food entrepreneur and passionate agribusiness advocate. As the Founder and Chief Executive of Agrolay Ventures, an investment firm targeting early-stage agribusinesses, Ada seeks to redefine the food production and retail opportunity across Africa's large consumer markets. Agrolay invests in food start-ups as well as incubates its own new agri-ventures. The…
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Popularly referred to as Mumpreneur, Mofolusade Sonaike is a consultant, blogger and entrepreneurship advocate. She had a background in chemical engineering from the University of Lagos ...
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