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How A Daring Entrepreneur Turned $400 Into A $200 Million Fortune

In today’s episode, we’re talking to Paul Oberschneider the author of the new book “Why Sell Tacos In Africa” and the Founder of the Ober-Haus Group. Paul turned a little three-week allowance of $400 into a business empire valued at over $200 million over a period of 18 years in Central and Eastern Europe. His […]

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How A Former Monk Created A Business School And Made Millions In His Spare Time

Meet Marko Saravanja, the former monk turned entrepreneur who’s extensive resume includes stints as a development worker, author and adventurer to name a few. Marko is the  Founder and Chairman of the Regenesys Business School, a Sandton South Africa-based private higher education institution. In this episode, Marko shares advice and gives us meaningful insights on […]

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The Rise Of The African Super Hero With Roye Okupe

Ever wondered what it would be like to create a Superhero? Well, wonder no more. Today’s guest had the same questions while growing up as a teenager in Nigeria and finally decided to do something about it. Roye Okupe is the creator of one of the first Africa-centric superheroes “EXO | The Legend Of Wale […]

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Mira Mehta’ Startup Takes On The Tomato Industry

Part 1   Part 2   While on a routine business trip, on behalf of the Clinton Health Access Initiative in Northern Nigeria, Mira Mehta observed that there were tremendous amounts of tomatoes wasting away on the side of the highway. Ever inquisitive, she asked around and soon learned that there were several easily mitigated […]

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Thank God They Stole His Bike

In this episode of the Chi Odogwu show i talk about why you need to love everything that happens to you. The trajectory of your life and the course of history can be affected by the seemingly mundane and pedestrian events that occur in daily life. Billy Crystal’s Ali tribute.

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Interview With Mauritian Entrepreneur Nalini Aubeeluck

In today’s episode, we chat with the an undisputed master of creativity. Nalini Aubeeluck is a serial entrepreneur who has started several successful ventures in her native Mauritius.  A classically trained dancer, Nalini started the Nalini Dance School after spotting a gap in the entertainment sector. She soon grew the business to become the leading […]

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CHI 031- How To Launch A Successful Non-Tech Start-Up With Charles Okeibunor of IRMP

Charles Okeibunor Charles Okeibunor Founder & CEO of IRMP In today’s episode, we chat with Charles Okeibunor ( aka “TheWorkplace Transformer”) the founder of IRMP, a world-class workplace development program that teaches unique methods on how to manage and resolve conflicts that arise from interpersonal misunderstandings in the workplace. A qualified lawyer by profession, he […]

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CHI 030 – How To Build An Education Startup in Africa From Scratch with Gossy Ukanwoke.

In this week’s episode, we sit down with Gossy Ukanwoke to discuss his life as the founder and chancellor of an international University in Africa. Gossy founded the Beni American University in 2012 in Nigeria because he observed that many Nigerian students faced significant barriers in their attempt to access quality higher education at affordable […]

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CHI 029 – How To Build A Thriving Peak Performance Consulting Practice From Nothing with Emeka Azinge CEO Emedith Consulting

In this episode, we talk with Emeka Azinge aka Mr. Emedith, the founder of Emedith Consulting & Emedith Solicitors. Emeka started his companies after completing his mandatory one year National Youth Service. During his service year, he realized that he was not suited to the regular 9 to 5 routine. Although he was working at […]

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How To Build An Education Startup in Africa From Scratch with Gossy Ukanwoke

  In this week’s episode, we sit down with Gossy Ukanwoke to discuss his life as the founder and chancellor of an international University in Africa. Gossy founded the Beni American University in 2012 in Nigeria because he observed that many Nigerian students faced significant barriers in their attempt to access quality higher education at […]

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