In 2015, Ifedayo noticed a gap in the market of furniture for new born kids and she set out alongside her partner Olamide Olatunbosun to set up Parliamo Bambini, a pioneer kids furniture outfit which seeks the need to identify with parents and provide them with a choice of traditional and modern furniture. Like all entrepreneurs who had just started Ifedayo and Olamide needed the right support to stabilise their business and this process gave birth to her applying for the TEF programme.
Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur, Amr Medhat noticed several multinational companies struggle to expand their foot prints in developing countries due to shortage of vendors who can help in handling their localization process for their products or services. In 2016, he launched Apple-Localization’s Services in the heart of Cairo’s financial district to provide law firms, educational, publishing, financial institutions and other organizations in the Egypt with dependable, affordable services.
Frank’s passion for entrepreneurship started early from his University days he says “I always saw potential in my university classmates; I am someone who sees good in others. I always imagined what together we can do not for class marks but then for something bigger like selling creative services and solving problems, I wasn’t driven by the potential of the market or being frightened by our incapability to start and grow the business but I was motivated by a resilient team that can overcome any obstacles and a burning desire of offering the best creative services in the country, I moved forward and I Created Gravity Rwanda with my colleagues at the University of Rwanda/Creative design faculty.”