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The Young Entrepreneur

The Young Entrepreneur

By Temidayo Oloyede
TYE is a weekly podcast where Temidayo Oloyede provides Young and Aspiring entrepreneurs with actionable insights, relatable business experience and practical advice. We discuss the everyday challenges entrepreneurs encounter as they climb the ladder of business success.

TYE hopes to play its part in inspiring and developing the next generation of Young Entrepreneurs that would help Nigeria measure up with the rest of world
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Welcome to The Young Entrepreneur Podcast

The Young Entrepreneur

Welcome to The Young Entrepreneur Podcast

The Young Entrepreneur

Interview with Serah Kassim
Serah Kassim is the Creative Director of Serah Kassim NG, Tony Elumelu 2017 Entrepreneur, Current TEF Lagos Hub Lead and a graduate of Botany from the University of Lagos. In this episode Serah Kassim shared: 1. Her journey, lessons and experience as a fashion entrepreneur 2. Her Tony Elumelu Business Grant Experience and tips on how to access and get business grants/opportunities like TEF 3. Importance of social media presence as a business and personal brand & social media strategies for small businesses 4. Tips on managing customers and employees 5. The importance of mentorship, community groups and networking 6. The importance of proper record keeping, putting in place business system and structures as a small business for growth 7. Advice to young and aspiring entrepreneurs thinking of starting any business and fashion entrepreneurs
September 11, 2020
Interview with Steven Ndukwu
Steven Ndukwu is a graduate of Economics from the University of Calabar. Steven is a Filmaker and Content Curator focused on Real Estate and Tourism. In this episode Steven Shared: 1. His journey as a young filmmaker and content creator in Nigeria 2. How to start a career in film making and video content creation 3. Building a personal brand on YouTube & Instagram as well as what it takes to 4. Finding mentors on social media 5. How to start and get involved in filmmaking without having all the camera equipment. This episode is very inspiring and insightful and it’s a must listen to for everyone in the creative entrepreneurship space
September 4, 2020
Interview with Samuel Olatunde
Samuel Olatunde can be described as a tenacious and pro-active individual, always at the forefront of ⏹Learning ⏹Entrepreneurship and ⏹Social Impact He is an undergraduate of the prestigious University of Lagos, majored in Finance with interest in corporate banking, Investment banking and consultancy, a CFA investment Foundation Charter holder and has also bagged a diploma in Accounting from Yaba college of technology. In his former internship roles with GT bank as a customer service officer and Procter & Gamble as a supply chain analyst, Samuel exercised a calculated and methodical approach to problem solving, created innovative solutions and exercised a great deal of diligence and accuracy in his work. Samuel is passionate about building a business that will tackle the problems of SMEs in Nigeria by providing adequate consultation that covers Finance, Strategy, Branding and Marketing. As a self taught entrepreneur nurturing a start-up alongside two partners, Samuel understands the importance of goal setting, teamwork, effective communication and strategic business management allowing him to pitch his business to investors, hence winning the Management Students' Enterpreneship Challenge, Unilag in September 2019 as well as coming out as the Student entrepreneur of the year MSA and FINSA both in November 2019. Samuel founded Gov Lee's Resource Hub (GLRH) in November 2019 when he discovered his passion to help fellow undergraduates get equipped with the necessary skills and experiences needed to stay competitive and relevant outside the school walls. Having discovered his passion to create social impact in his university, fuelling the passion became a prerequisite to creating meaningful impact, hence he regularly organises webinars hosting professionals on whatsapp and slack impacting over 500 members of the GLRH community. When he is not working, Samuel is a radical canva designer, digital marketer and a mobile cinematographer. He also teaches Digital Marketing at Digital Society, Unilag. He is also the Media and Publicity Head at The Finance Symposium.
August 14, 2020
Interview with Joshua Okoduwa of Restructure Africa
Joshua Okoduwa is a man on a mission. Creating a better life for humanity is what he is most passionate about. He started his work as a social entrepreneur at the age of 22, when he first visited Makoko community in Lagos, Nigeria and later founded the community-led organization Restructure Africa Foundation. Community by community, with the efforts of members and volunteers of his organization, they are executing projects that are helping people to keep going and living. He is a graduate from the University of Lagos with a passion for Entrepreneurship, Business development, Strategy, Marketing, Communications, Corporate social responsibility, Non-profit management and International development initiatives. Motivated by the zeal for a better society with an untainted gusto for social inclusion he marshals his talents through advocacy, volunteering, and humanitarian initiatives. Giving people this chance at a better life gives him so much joy, and is at the core of the fire that spontaneously burns in him journeying towards creating equality in the society.
August 7, 2020
Mentorship with Mrs Rita Babalola
Mrs. Rita Babalola, MBA is the Founder of BeaconGate Ltd and COO of Star Star Synergy Petroleum Services with over 14years of previous working experience in the banking sector before transitioning into entrepreneurship. She is a Business & Life coach with certification from the prestigious Coaching academy in UK and currently pursuing an executive diploma. She also has certification of accomplishments in “Grow to Greatness /Smart Growth for Private Businesses” from Coursera, USA and currently a Cherie Blaire Foundation Mentor where she mentor’s women starting out in business and helping them to get better clarit In this episode she shared her entrepreneurship journey, lessons learnt and advice to young entrepreneurs. She talked about how to transition from paid employment to entrepreneurship, how to get funding for small business and how to grow your business.
July 29, 2020
Interview with BIBICENTRIC
BIBICENTRIC isn’t the average singer or songwriter you come across every day. She has a unique and polished skill set that really shines through in her music. Songs like “You”, really allow the listener to get carried away in a way that in many cases is only achieved by their favorite songs from artists in the mainstream community. As BIBICENTRIC is independent and fairly new to building her discography, it’s crazy the levels she is passing with her sound. Not only is it original but she doesn’t sound like anybody else making for a unique listening session each and everytime. If BIBI stays in a position to be able to create freely .. She also owns a gift/Suprise company The Exqusitie Gift Company. In this episode she shared her experience as a young female and fast rising Soul Singer in Nigeria, lessons learnt and advice to other young and talented people thinking of going into the music industry
July 23, 2020
Interview with Oreoluwa Oni of Onielle Consulting
Oreoluwa Oni is a Serial Entrepreneur who very passionate about Helping People Practice their Purpose and Live more Fulfilling Lives. A graduate of the University of Lagos and a former ILC Executive, the path of leadership and impact is essential to her. She is the Founder of the ROXY Movement, an actual psychological method of Personal growth to Purpose to Success. It has expressions on Social Media (Roxytv) and Physically (Roxy meetups). She is the CEO of Onielle Consulting. A business founded to take this passion of helping people live with purpose, to the workplace. She shared her entrepreneurship story and lessons in this episode and also advice to young entrepreneurs
July 17, 2020
Interview with Sharon Ogunkelu of DMD Brand
I’m Ogunkelu Sharon Studying computer science at the National Open University of Nigeria, a young entrepreneur, Fashion designer and model. She shared her journey as a fashionpreneur, major lessons learnt, how she started and how she manage and does all her business activities alone from sourcing of materials, sowing, graphics, designs, delivery and sales to customers. If you want to go into the street wear fashion industry this podcast episode is a must listen to for you
July 10, 2020
Interview with Banji Amokeodo
Banji is a creative entrepreneur, he does designs, website design, mobile design and online marketing, He shares personal lifestyle content and business tips on his blog He helps personal / business with brand strategy manage social media platform, He has have a book on how to be a social media manager and also works on personal/business brand strategy, He has worked as a social media manager/ digital marketer for numerous brand also worked as a content writer for blogs He teaches on personal brand and content creation on his Instagram page. In this episode he talk about life being a digital marketer and his experience so far
July 9, 2020
Interview with Teniola Philips of Tennies Touch
Teniola Patricia Phillips is an IT Service Delivery Consultant and also runs 2 businesses(make up and baking business) with her job. In this episode Teniola shared a lot of insights on starting a business, how to manage a business and employment and how to build valuable business relationships with people.
July 6, 2020
Interview with Abraham Akinpelu of The Quintessential Compere
Abraham Akinpelu popularly called AB Akynz is a bespoke Master of Ceremony, and media personality and started his career in 2013. He currently is a final year student of Estate Management in The University of Lagos. In this episode he shared with us how he started his journey as a MC ? What inspired him, how he discovered his talent 2. How he has been able to distinguish, carve a niche for himself and built a personal brand in a unique delivery style as a Compére. Lastly he also answered key questions young people ask themselves everyday like how to find their talents, what to do with their life’s at very young age, how to charge customers for a service based business and so on
June 19, 2020
Interview with Daniel Odediran of PrestPro
Daniel Odediran is a photgrapher and Podcaster. He's a graduate of Physics and Electeonic Department from the Federal University of Technology Akure. He's an aspiring Entrepreneur focused on Agriculture and Education. He is currently building PrestPro which is an Agribusiness that plans to process tomatoes into puree in order to reduce post harvest loses of Tomatoes. He is also a regional ambassador for the Thought for food foundation. He shared his insights on how to apply and get global and local opportunities and his experience on how he won pitch competitions PAADC Competition, The Pitch Nigeria competition by sterling Bank & ARM Young Talents Awards and get global opportunities like the World Youth Forum in Egypt and how he became regional ambassador for the thought for food foundation in Brazil
June 12, 2020
Interview with Hassan Nurudeen of Gidi Burger
Shared his journey as an entrepreneur and advised other young and aspiring entrepreneurs on starting a business
June 5, 2020
Interview with Oladipo Tomide of Ninety5 Bespoke
Oladipo Tomide Temitope , a graduate of sociology from Adekunle Ajasin university Akungba akoko in the year 2016. He is the Chief operating officer of Ninety5 bespoke, a fashion brand that create unique and stylish lines of clothing to everyone that loves what they choose to wear and care how they present their image in public. He is going to be sharing with us the story behind his brand, how he was able to secure fashion business funding from CBN and tips on how to build a fashion brand in Nigeria
May 28, 2020
Entrepreneurship Lessons
I shared my insights on Entrepreneurship and personal lessons I have learnt so far in business - Temidayo Oloyede
May 25, 2020
Interview with Mr Olusegun Akapo
Listen Mr Olusegun Akapo the Co-founder and CTO of Opportunity Solutions Technology as he shares he story in business, experience and advice for young entrepreneurs
May 15, 2020
Welcome to The Young Entrepreneur Podcast
The Young Entrepreneur is a weekly podcast where Temidayo Oloyede provides Young and Aspiring entrepreneurs with actionable insights, relatable business experience and practical advice. We discuss the everyday challenges entrepreneurs encounter as they climb the ladder of business success. TYE hopes to play its part in inspiring and developing the next generation of Young Entrepreneurs that would help Nigeria measure up with the rest of world 🌎
May 6, 2020