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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.


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 4, 2017

On this episode, I discuss waste, upcycling and making social impact with Wecyclers’ CEO, Bilikiss Abiola.


I met Bilikiss in 2015, and the first thing that struck me was her passion. Bilikiss is a force. And I have huge respect for her and what she is doing. It was a pleasure to sit down with her to have this...

Jul 3, 2017

In this first episode of Building the Future podcast,I had a chat with Iyinoluwa Aboyeji. He is a serial entrepreneur at a very young age, and was recently listed in Forbes 30 under 30 influencers in Africa. He was a co-founder at Andela, a talent accelerator startup which raised $24m from Mark Zuckerberg's foundation....