Jason Chukwuma Njoku (37): Co-Founder Iroko Partners And Serial Entrepreneur
Degree: B.Sc. Chemistry, University of Manchester.
Co-founded iROKOtv, his 11th attempt at starting a successful enterprise. Before then, he launched Brash Magazine, a student publication which was closed in 2005; a year after graduation from varsity. Founded NollywoodLove, a YouTube Channel with fellow Manchester grad Bastian Gotter in 2010. After an article on TechCrunch, investment firm Tiger Global invested $3 million through a Series A investment and iROKOtv was launched on December 1, 2011. Later that year, with his wife Remmy Njoku and Gotter, they founded Spark – investment firm for internet start-ups based in Lagos. Which has invested into Drink.ng, ToLet.ng, Hotels.ng amongst others. Jason who is the largest shareholder in iROKOtv and partners, which is the world’s largest digital distributor of African movies, has been listed by Forbes in 2014 amongst the 10 young African millionaires to watch. He tweeted to pay exceptional coders/developers minimum of N150K and maximum of N400K in May 8, 2015.