Chidi Nwaogu

Nationality: Nigeria
Organization Name: Publiseer
Impact Region: Africa
About the Social Business: Publiseer is a digital publishing platform for African authors and artists. The word 'publiseer' is a pun on the word 'publisher'. Publiseer also means 'publish' in Afrikaans. Based in the heart of Lagos, we're passionate about what we do. Our mission is to promote the creativity of Africans to the rest of the world.
About the Y&Y Fellow: Chidi Nwaogu is a Nigerian serial Internet entrepreneur, physicist, computer programmer, SensX Fellow, and a recipient of the African Entrepreneurship Award and the OD Young Person of the Month Honour. He is also a finalist of the OD Impact Challenge 2018/2019. He was the keynote speaker at the 2012 IT Leaders West Africa Summit, where he gave a thirty-minute lecture on the role of social media and mobile in developing nations. He has been featured on National newspapers like Punch, Vanguard, National Mirror, The Guardian, The Nation, Business Day, Daily Trust, National Mirror, and New Telegraph, for my pioneering contributions in ICT in Nigeria. Since he was 19, he has co-founded, grown and sold two Internet companies, and since he was 13, he has been learning to code. Today, he is proficient in over five programming languages, with JS and PHP taking the lead. He started my entrepreneurial journey when he was 16 with the creation of 9ja Boi Interactive, a video game developer. Today, he is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Publiseer, described by Konbini, as ""one of the largest digital publishers in Africa"". Publiseer is a digital publisher that helps African writers and musicians from low-income communities to distribute and monetize their creative works across over 400 digital stores in 100 countries, with just a single click and at no charge. Publiseer became profitable after eight months from inception. Publiseer was a finalist at the Harvard Business School New Venture Competition and MIT Solve Global Challenges.

Chidi Nwaogu

Nationality: Nigeria
Organization Name: Publiseer
Impact Region: Africa
About the Social Business: Publiseer is a digital publishing platform for African authors and artists. The word 'publiseer' is a pun on the word 'publisher'. Publiseer also means 'publish' in Afrikaans. Based in the heart of Lagos, we're passionate about what we do. Our mission is to promote the creativity of Africans to the rest of the world.
About the Y&Y Fellow: Chidi Nwaogu is a Nigerian serial Internet entrepreneur, physicist, computer programmer, SensX Fellow, and a recipient of the African Entrepreneurship Award and the OD Young Person of the Month Honour. He is also a finalist of the OD Impact Challenge 2018/2019. He was the keynote speaker at the 2012 IT Leaders West Africa Summit, where he gave a thirty-minute lecture on the role of social media and mobile in developing nations. He has been featured on National newspapers like Punch, Vanguard, National Mirror, The Guardian, The Nation, Business Day, Daily Trust, National Mirror, and New Telegraph, for my pioneering contributions in ICT in Nigeria. Since he was 19, he has co-founded, grown and sold two Internet companies, and since he was 13, he has been learning to code. Today, he is proficient in over five programming languages, with JS and PHP taking the lead. He started my entrepreneurial journey when he was 16 with the creation of 9ja Boi Interactive, a video game developer. Today, he is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Publiseer, described by Konbini, as ""one of the largest digital publishers in Africa"". Publiseer is a digital publisher that helps African writers and musicians from low-income communities to distribute and monetize their creative works across over 400 digital stores in 100 countries, with just a single click and at no charge. Publiseer became profitable after eight months from inception. Publiseer was a finalist at the Harvard Business School New Venture Competition and MIT Solve Global Challenges.