The leading American Business Magazine Forbes Inc, has out another complied lists from their research about Young Millionaires to Watch Out For from African continent. These are young individuals that will give runs for Richest Black Man Aliko Dangote, run for his money in the not so distant future, are getting the limelight.
Forbes listed out 10 Young African Millionaires to Watch Out for , which include two Nigerians on the complied lists. The two Nigerians, making the lists were Luxury designer Alexander Amosu, 38, who made headlines last year for helping creating the world’s most expensive champagne, as well as Sim Shagaya, 38, the creative head of one of Nigeria’s leading shopping websites – Konga.
Forbes had a short profiles on them ;
Alexander Amosu is Africa’s foremost high-end luxury designer. He is the founder of Amosu Couture, a company that custom-designs and sells diamond-encrusted mobile phones, iPads, headphones and other accessories. Amosu made his first million at age 24 by informally selling ring-tones to mobile phone subscribers in the United Kingdom. Buoyed by the success of this venture, he founded RnB ringtones, a company which grossed over $1.5 million in its first year of operations. He sold the company in 2004 for $15 million to a British mobile value added services provider and used the funds to set up Amosu Couture. His wholly owned Kamson Luxury Group publishes the Nigerian edition of British celebrity magazine, Ok!
The Harvard MBA and serial entrepreneur is the founder is Konga.com, Nigeria’s largest e-commerce company. Konga, which Shagaya founded in July 2012, has raised more than $38 million from investors such as Kinnevik and South African media giant, Naspers . Prior to founding Konga, Shagaya founded Dealdey, Nigeria’s leading group-buying e-commerce site, and E-Motion, an outdoor advertising company.