Founder’s story: Fisayo Balogun

The owner of the eyewear brand Bolajooko talks to us about the business turning 1 and what to expect in the next milestones.

I’ve always wanted to start a business, because my mum is a business woman, but the exact kind of business wasn’t clear till last year. To give you a background, in my school, people love sunglasses. Everywhere you turn, there’s someone putting on shades. It’s an accessory you just fall in love with…

Fisayo Balogun at Bowen University

There was also a time that I didn’t make any sales for like 3 weeks and I was kind of sad about it. I talked to my mum who is my business mentor, and prayed about it. Definitely having someone to talk to about a business up and downs is a great thing.



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