Building The Future Podcast

By Dotun Olowoporoku

The next African story will be written by Africans, and there are people crafting the narrative now. Join Dotun as he hosts a series of conversation with people whose ideas and work is shaping the African future.

  1. 1.
    #74, Sangu Delle - Raising capital and building businesses in Africa
    59:52
  2. 2.
    #73, Andrew Alli - On investing, corporate governance and using Twitter
    1:02:05
  3. 3.
    #72, Eloho Gihan-Mbelu - The challenges of building startups to scaleups in Africa
    53:52
  4. 4.
    #71, Tokunboh Ishmael - Investing for profit and purpose
    42:24
  5. 5.
    #70, Eric Idiahi - Optimising for exits and high investment multiples
    47:11
  6. 6.
    #69, Nnena Nkongho - Startup valuation, capital allocation and returns expectations in Africa
    37:55
  7. 7.
    #68, Yele Bademosi - On people, startups and funding in Africa, pt 2
    36:52
  8. 8.
    #67, Yele Bademosi - On people, startups and funding in Africa, pt 1
    40:55
  1. 9.
    Season 4 intro
    5:07
  2. 10.
    Season 3 finale
    3:41
  3. 11.
    #66, Doing venture investment in Africa. How to validate your assumptions. Steve Grin, Managing Partner at Lateral Capital
    57:11
  4. 12.
    #65, Why generating capital is important for African startups. Thesis on exits and how to manage corporate funds. Dustyn Winder, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Akili
    37:19
  5. 13.
    #64, On building an online marketplace in Africa: not as easy as it looks. Adam Grunewald, CEO & Co-Founder at Lynk
    1:11:11
  6. 14.
    #63, Lesson in humility. Building business in emerging market. Ekechi Nwokah, CEO & Founder at Mines.Io
    1:28:55
  7. 15.
    #62, Afonja, 18th century Oyo Empire and the dynamics of power with Tunde Leye. Author, Afonja The Rise
    1:38:02
  8. 16.
    #61, Teaching girls how to code. How to democratise opportunities. Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin, Founder at Pearls Africa Foundation
    1:33:41
  9. 17.
    #60, How ALAT team built a new bank from the old. Why innovation requires bold leadership. Nnamdi Azodo, Product Owner at ALAT
    1:01:16
  10. 18.
    #59 Olumide Soyombo
    1:04:01
  11. 19.
    #58, Investing in the African tech ecosystem. Lexi Novitske, Principal Investment Officer at Singularity Investments
    51:40
  12. 20.
    #57, Bootstrapping, testing assumptions and building for growth. Frederik Obasi, Co-Founder at Hypebuzz
    1:12:23
  13. 21.
    #56, Conversation with Joe Abah: governance, reforms and complexities. Country Director at DAI
    1:31:48
  14. 22.
    #55, Government, tech and ecosystems. Akin Oyebode, Executive Secretary at LSETF
    1:08:25
  15. 23.
    #54, Disrupting property rentals in Lagos. Obinna Okwodu, Founder and CEO at Fibre.ng
    46:39
  16. 24.
    #53, Lessons from leading multinational corporations in Africa. Uche Ofodile, CEO at MTN Liberia
    1:32:05
  17. 25.
    #52 (Part 2) Building an on-demand platform for African content, Tonje Bakang, Founder and CEO at Afrostream
    31:43
  18. 26.
    #51 (Part 1) Building an on-demand platform for African content, Tonje Bakang, Founder and CEO at Afrostream
    30:26
  19. 27.
    #50 (Part 2) Building an on-demand platform for African content, Jason Njoku, Co-founder and CEO at IrokoTV
    38:30
  20. 28.
    #49 Building an on-demand platform for African content, Jason Njoku, Co-founder and CEO at IrokoTV
    44:35
  21. 29.
    #48. Building an on-demand platform for African content, Bastian Gotter, Co-founder at Iroko TV
    44:50
  22. 30.
    #47. Building an on-demand platform for African content, Bastian Gotter, Co-founder at Iroko TV
    42:01

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