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Why Raising Money Too Early Can Kill Your Startup: Mark Essien talks to Dotun on “Building the Future” Podcast



Hi BellaNaijarians,

We recently introduced a new weekly segment: The Building the Future Podcast with Dotun Olowoporoku.

We have entrepreneurs, industry leaders, founders of startups who are writing the narrative that will be told about the African continent, telling their stories directly.

Mark Essien, CEO of, one of the largest online aggregator in Sub-Saharan Africa, is the guest on this episode.

On this very informative episode, Essien discusses a formula for building a company in an emerging market; building relationships that lead to investments; business models; and, ultimately, Lagos.

Listen to the podcast below:

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