We’re hosting a fireside chat with Ifeoluwa Olokode, Partnerships & Growth lead, LifeBank Nigeria.
LifeBank’s journey is nothing short of impressive: In a little over two years, they’ve gone from organizing voluntary blood donations to help address the shortage of blood and related products in Lagos, to a full fledged health-tech logistics company, ensuring fast, safe handling and delivery of blood.
They’ve raised over $200,000 in seed funding, won several global startup challenges including MIT’s solve and launched their services in Abuja, with more cities to come.
It’s safe to say we could learn a thing or two about building a startup that meets actual needs from LifeBank’s amazing growth.
In a conversation themed 'Building for Impact: The Journey from Idea to Startup', Ifeoluwa will be sharing the experience and lessons from LifeBank’s journey from idea to full fledged commercial endeavor.
Ifeoluwa brings her unique perspective as LifeBank’s head of growth, so you know you'll be gaining tons of useful insights!
There'll also be a Q&A session, so attendees get to ask questions and contribute to the conversation.
Date: November 21, 2018
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Venue: CapitalSquare Ikoyi - 225B Ikorodu crescent, Dolphin Estate Ikoyi (directions below)
Fee: The event is FREE to attend (registration is required though!)
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Ifeoluwa Olokode is a Biology nerd turned technology enthusiast with over 4 years international working experience managing client relations at startups in New York and London.
Excited for the opportunity to meld her passion for improving healthcare access and her love for using technology to solve entrenched problems, she leads the Partnerships and Growth team at LifeBank where she finds, cultivates and executes partnership opportunities that drive LifeBank’s core business, launch new product offerings and fund special projects.
Driving Directions: From Dolphin Gate (from Ikoyi), turn left at Corporation Drive, then take the second right turn onto Ikorodu Crescent. Keep a look out on your right for number 225
Bus Directions: Take a bus to Obalende - alight at Obalende bus stop, then take a short walk to Ijeh, where you board a Keke NAPEP to Dolphin Estate. Alight from the Keke at the final stop and board a Dolphin estate shuttle. Be sure to inform the driver that your stop is 225 Ikorodu crescent.
Parking: There's roadside parking available on the street.
Security: CapitalSquare is pretty safe, but we're having an open event, so it's best you keep an eye on your belongings