Under 40 CEOs
23 Sep 2022
Under 40 CEOs, a platform to inspire and motivate millions of business leaders across Africa, in collaboration with Massilia Motors, the sole distributor of Mitsubishi Motors in Nigeria, is set to launch the second edition of the Mitsubishi Drive Your Ambition show.
“They said I couldn’t but I crushed their tables and built one for myself”- Chizoba Okpala Atsu, Founder of Elles Icebox
2 Sep 2021
Episode 10 of ‘They Said I Couldn’t’ features the story of the Chizoba Okpala Otsu, Founder of Nigeria’s foremost event support service companies with cocktails and drinks as its specialty.
“They said I couldn’t, but I thrived in the midst of opposition and built an empire for myself. – Ife Ibitokun – Founder and Chief Executive, BizNurture
24 Aug 2021
Episode 9 of ‘They Said I Couldn’t’ features the story of entrepreneur and financial services professional, Founder and Chief Executive at BizNurture Financial Services – Ife Ibitokun.
“They said I couldn’t, but I stopped seeking permission and expanded my vision in more ways than I ever imagined. – Eloho Omame – Co-Founder, FirstCheck
17 Aug 2021
Episode 8 of ‘They Said I Couldn’t’ features the story of an early-stage investor and an advocate for gender and inclusion in technology and entrepreneurship in Africa – Eloho Omame.
“They said I couldn’t, but I built a global platform for myself.” – Maryam Bukar – Author. Orator. Poet
11 Aug 2021
Episode 7 of ‘They Said I Couldn’t’ features the story of an Author, Orator and Poet – Maryam Bukar.
“Amidst all the voices that told me I couldn’t, I found that one voice that told me I could” - Aisha Augie Kuta - Special Adviser (Digital Communications Strategy) to Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning
14 Jul 2021
Episode 5 of ‘They Said I Couldn’t’ features the story of communications strategist and creative artist – Aisha Augie.
“They Said I couldn’t, but I seized my spotlight and refused to hide behind anyone's shadow.” Ukinebo Dare - Managing Director, Edo State Skills Development Agency
6 Jul 2021
Episode 4 of ‘They Said I Couldn’t’ features the story of the bold development professional and Managing Director at Edo State Skills Development Agency (EdoJobs) – Ukinebo Dare.
“They said I couldn’t, but I designed a landmark that left my naysayers mesmerized. ” – Tosin Oshinowo, principal architect, cmDesign Atelier
29 Jun 2021
Episode 3 of ‘They Said I Couldn’t’ features the story of the daring architect and Founder of leading architectural firm – cmDesign Atelier.
“Never feel the need to minimize yourself to accommodate another person’s insecurities” – Tope Olagbegi, founder/CEO at Sixth Sense
24 Jun 2021
Episode 2 of ‘They Said I Couldn’t’ features the story of the Founder of Sixth Sense Interiors, a leading interior design firm in Nigeria.
6 Aug 2020
Under 40 CEOs, a community of young business leaders of African descent, has pledged more support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
16 Sep 2019
Let’s face it, just like Abasiama; the CEO and founder of digital agency Wild Fusion, most of us are motivated by Benjamin and the life it gives, well that and overcoming challenges.
10 Sep 2019
Ighiwiyisi had no plan to run Hermosa Boda; a custom production design and visual merchandising service she has now, but when her sister wanted a stage show of lion king as her wedding production and finding a company was hard, Ighiwiyisi saw an opening and while she didn’t build the stage for her sister’s wedding, she did script the production and so began the journey of Hermosa Boda. Hermosa Boda is not your everyday business and one must wonder; how is such a niche business built in Nigeria? Her response? ‘GRIT’ As Ighiwiyisi takes a car ride in the Eclipse Cross Mitsubishi with Mr Fab, she shares her experiences and how money isn’t most times what a business needs to grow!