Oluyomi Ojo has stepped down from his role as the CEO of Printivo.
Temitope Ekundayo and Ibukun Oloyede who alongside Ojo co-founded Printivo six years ago will now be leading the company’s ambition in helping small businesses and designers print better.
Writing in a blog post, Ojo said he will continue to serve as a director on Printivo’s board and support the team.
“It’s been a journey loaded with exciting moments and some of life’s greatest lessons. I will always be grateful for the opportunity to build Printivo from scratch and serve over 20k small businesses and creatives across Nigeria.
I love to build, I love to solve problems, and if there is anything we have an abundance of in today’s complex world, it is problems. So, we build again,” he said.
Ojo is a graduate of Mathematics from LAUTECH. His entrepreneurial journey started when he sold greeting cards after leaving secondary school. This, he later nurtured into a business with growing interest in the larger tech space and among the local market. He is a certified member of APCON, CIM etc.
Ojo started a design and advertising firm called Urbanbaze designs. After seeing a gap in the printing industry for SMEs, he started Printivo in 2014 with his co-founders. The company has received N7 million grant from the Federal Government’s YouWin Programme. It also got $10,000 from Etisalat in the Etisalat Innovation Award and also seed funding from early-stage technology venture capital firm, EchoVC Partners.
The digital printing company has served over 20,000 small businesses and creatives across Nigeria including big companies like Etisalat, Konga, Cornerstone Insurance, Google, Samsung, Sahara Energy, Uber, Microsoft etc.
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