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Millennial Youtuber, Florentina Agu Wants to Change How Restaurants Serve Nigerians

Florentina Agu is on a mission to improve restaurant service quality in Nigeria using her YouTube channel as a tool for change. Agu states, \”I was inspired to start “Dining Out with Flo” after attending a YouTube masterclass organized by Google Nigeria on July 27, 2018. It was after this event that I decided to …

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Research Project at Stanford Becomes Thriving Startup – Adia Sowho, Managing Director of Mines Nigeria Speaks to The AWP Network

Ekechi Nwokah and Kunle Olukotun founded Mines in 2014. At the time, they were living in Palo Alto where they met for the first time at a mutual friend’s house. Nwokah and Olukotun share similar backgrounds. They grew up in Nigeria and studied computer science while at university. Naturally they clicked and began to discuss …

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African Startup Winning! Mines Secures $13M Series A to Grow Digital Credit Platform for Emerging Markets

Mines started out as a research project on high performance artificial intelligence led by Kunle Olukotun, a professor of computer engineering at Stanford University. It came to life after a chance meeting with Ekechi Nwokah, a computer scientist working on big data projects at Amazon Web Services, after which they teamed up to direct the …

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