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Building The Future with Dotun

Aug 20, 2017

“One of the biggest mistakes online businesses make is to think that just because your service is delivered online, it means your customers can only be acquired online”

Our guest this week is Marek Zmysłowski

Marek is the cofounder of Jumia Travel (formerly Jovago) and HotelOga.

HotelOga is a hotel...


Aug 13, 2017

“In business, emotions should play a secondary role and logic a primary one”

Deepankar Rustagi is the Co-Founder and CEO at Vconnect, Nigeria’s largest online business directory and local search engine. Vconnect was one of the first players in the Nigerian tech ecosystem and has been active since 2010.

This...


Aug 7, 2017

Kola is the founder of Ventures Platform, an early stage fund and startup accelerator for founders across Africa. Within a year, Kola and his team have invested in over 20 startups through the programme.

Kola bootstrapped his original business, Emerging Platform from idea to a significant success by mixing healthy dose...


Jul 31, 2017

One of the major challenge for doing business in Africa is lack of data. It’s hard to get information about private businesses in the continent. There are lots of consultants and researchers scouting around the continent for every bit of data they can get on businesses.

Rob Withagen used to be one of those...


Jul 17, 2017

Bob Collymore is the CEO of Safaricom one of the leading telco in Africa and pioneer of Mpesa, the world’s most developed mobile payment system. If there is any poster child of how innovative mobile technology is changing Africa, Mpesa will be a top contender.

Bob was originally born in Guyana, but his work experience...