Jason Njoku at Speaker Series - Sat 9th Feb (Lagos)
Come interact with Jason Njoku as he shares his business and life experiences.
Date: Saturday 9th February
This event is FREE to attend.
Venue: Bogobiri House. 9 Maitama Sule Street, off Raymond Njoku Street, off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi
Directions: Coming from Falomo Roundabout, Raymond Njoku is the first left off Awolowo Road. Maitama Sule is the first right off Raymond Njoku.
Jason Njoku is CEO and Co-Founder of iROKO Partners. He graduated from the University of Manchester in Protected content a Chemistry degree. After several failed business attempts in the world of online media, he moved back home with his mum at the age of 29. Whilst back at home, he observed his mum's love of watching Nollywood films. A search for a reliable source of films online yielded nothing, and so the idea to stream Nollywood films online was born. In Protected content , Jason moved to Lagos and set-up iROKO Partners.
Nollywood Love was the company's first platform, streamed on YouTube. To-date, iROKO Partners is YouTube's largest partner in Africa. In Protected content , the company launched iROKOtv, a platform to stream Nollywood movies. The site has recorded over 800,000 registered users and today, 14 million hours of movies have been watched in Protected content around the world.
iROKO Partners was also one of the first companies in the Nigerian digital music scene, launching iROKING in Protected content . The platform has almost 100,000 registered users who have access to over 35,000 tracks by Protected content .
Across all the iROKO Partners' platforms, 193,000,000 minutes of entertainment are consumed every month.
In Protected content , Forbes Africa named Jason as one of Africa's Top Young Millionaires to watch. He has also been named as one of London's Top Black Men of Power in Black Enterprise Magazine.