The Podcast “Impact-Hub Cast” is uniquely curated to tell the stories of Impact Hub communities across Africa while also amplifying the enormous supports that Impact Hub Lagos provides for its community through various programs and initiatives to promote entrepreneurship development as well as the socio-economic advancement of Lagos and Africa.
From Small Business To Earning In Six Figures - Chimdi Chiezukwa
This podcast episode discusses the journey and processes that can upscale a small business to a six-figure earning company. Join our guest, Chimdi Chiezukwa CEO GNetworks Media Technology & Entertainment in the studio
Workplace Dynamics With Genz's Vs Millennials - Damilola Layode
You'd agree with us that the dynamics of the workplace are significantly different for both Millennials and GenZs. In this episode of Hubcast, Damilola Layode the CEO of Glover shares his experience with both age groups.
Filling The Gap Between Project And Result : Strategies For Achieving Goals As A Team - Chichi Nwoko
Chichi Nwoko, has consistently created opportunities that enhance cross-border collaboration in Africa's creative sector. A true PanAfricanist, her commitment to bringing Africa to the world resulted in Forbes Africa calling her, "A woman to know if you are doing business in West Africa!
The National Association of Black Female Executives in Music and Entertainment named her an Executive to Watch in recognition of her many accomplishments! She was also named one of the top 100 Most Influential People of African Descent by MIPAD in the “Media and Culture category.”
ChiChi is the founder & CEO of THE WHAT “WE HEART AFRICA TELEVISION”
NETWORK, a start-up broadcast media network, raised its pre-seed funding to empower young African creatives with studios and a distribution platform and to tell and celebrate their stories and culture.
She is positioning the company as a dynamic content and media technology company in order to become the leading live, on-demand streaming platform for Africans at home and abroad.
The network will launch in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda in September 2022, which the objective of being in every African country by 2025.
She joins Hub cast to discuss feeling The Gap Between Project And Result : Strategies For Achieving Goals As A-Team.
How To Make Smart Investment Decisions As A Millennial Entrepreneur - Akitoye Balogun
Akitoye Balogun is the founder and CEO of Muva Networks, where he coordinates
global trades, compliance, deals, and strategic partnerships. Akitoye began his career with US-based Cisco, working on the digital transformation of the banking sector. As an enterprise account manager, he successfully closed over $20M in sales over four years. In 2020, he went on to head business development at Pave - an investment holding company with operations in Lagos and Accra. As head of BD, notably worked on the Pave / Binance joint JV to develop fiat on and off-ramp partnerships and grow the Binance business in WA. He also spent time at Humanz Nigeria as the General Manager for the region, where he secured marketing deals with global brands such as Nestlé and Google. Akitoye has a tangible passion for music, performing under the moniker Ajebutter 22. Since 2014, he has released numerous projects, including 3 number one albums.
Tête-à-Tête With Emmanuelle Blatmann ( French Ambassador to Nigeria)
On her visit with delegates from the Economic Department of the French Embassy to explore Impact Hub Lagos' innovation community, French Ambassador to Nigeria - Madame. Emmanuelle Blatmann sat down with the team for a brief chat.
Female Funding Disparities - Toyin Williams
Research by Harvard Business Review found that male and female entrepreneurs get asked different questions by VCs and it affects how much funding they get. 66% of the time female founders got asked prevention-oriented questions focused on safety, responsibility, security, and vigilance. For men 67% of the time promotion-oriented questions were asked, focused on hopes, achievements, advancement, and ideals.
Researchers then found that for every prevention-oriented question that was asked, those startups went to raise a staggering $3.8 million less in funding.
Olutoyin Williams is a senior human resources management professional with over 13 years of experience in Human Resources Management. She is the Founder and current Chief Executive Officer of The People Impact Company, a prime Human Resources consulting firm dedicated to improving talent management practices for Small and Medium Enterprises with a core focus on SME CEO Leadership Capability Development.
Through her in-depth knowledge of the Nigerian market, she has led her team to deliver advisory services that focus on business and people growth, working with more than 50 SMEs and SMEs aggregators.
Olutoyin is a Life and Career Coach and a member of the John Maxwell Team certified to coach, train and speak. She is also a Goggle Launchpad (Lagos) Mentor, a Consultant and Super Mentor with FCMB SheVentures Program. She is an alumna of the Fate Foundation AEP program, an alumna of Microsoft Accelerate Labs and a mentee of Cherie Blair Foundation. She is a recognized volunteer mentor and counsellor with the Knowledge Exchange Centre and Asentech.