Both founders are among the latest crop of entrepreneurs to join the not-for-profit organization, Endeavor.
Endeavor is a not for profit organization, whose goal is to render support to high-impact entrepreneurs across the globe. The organization is happy to welcome into its global network, two of Africa’s most exceptional entrepreneurs – the Kobo360 founders, Obi Ozor, and Oyedele.
TechInAfrica had published a series of news about the startup, Kobo360, in the past. One of them is how the startup claims its logistics platform can cut transportation time by half, as compared to what other logistics companies are offering.
The startup was established in 2017, by Ozor and Oyedele. It helps to match cargo-owners with truck owners, while offering real-time updates from the beginning to the end of every delivery process.
Both entrepreneurs and founders of Kobo360 were selected to join Endeavor during the organization’s third virtual international selection panel (ISP). They were chosen alongside eight other outstanding entrepreneurs. However, the remaining selected entrepreneurs are from Indonesia, the United States, and the United Arab Emirates.
In total, Endeavor is now supporting 2069 entrepreneurs and leads 1290 firms in 37 markets across the globe.
Ozor, one of the entrepreneur selected to join Endeavor, said it was an honor to have the opportunity to join the organization
He went further by saying, “As entrepreneurs, we are focused on turning challenges in Africa into opportunities. Focusing entirely on logistics, Oyedele and I started Kobo360, to create opportunities for truck drivers across Africa and fix the inefficiencies experienced in the sector.
With Oyedele and Ozor, Endeavor Nigeria is now supporting 16 entrepreneurs who are leading 10 scale-up stage companies in Nigeria alone. These include fintech, entertainment, retail, logistics, and renewable energy.
Eloho Gihan-Mbelu, Endeavor Nigeria’s CEO, described Oyedele and Ozor, Kobo360 founders as “inspiring founders.” She continued by saying that their relentless efforts and focus on growing Kobo360 should be an inspiration to other high-impact entrepreneurs across the globe.