Innocent Udeogu

Nationality: Nigeria
Organization Name: Once'N'Out
Impact Region: Western Africa
About the Social Business: Once’N’Out is an online marketplace for pre-owned fashion items including high street, premium, and luxury brands. Sellers can earn cash for their used items and buyers get to shop top brands at very reasonable prices. The proceeds of the transactions go directly into supporting internally displaced people in Africa.
About the Y&Y Fellow: A graduate of the MEST Africa program (Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology), Innocent's overall vision is to help build companies that solve global challenges using technology. He is a senior software engineer at Andela where he is helping her partners build highly-performant software applications. Innocent also leads the software technology team at Ubenwa (ubenwa.ai) - using machine learning techniques, Ubenwa analyses a baby’s cry to detect early signs of abnormalities which could be fatal such as asphyxia or brain-injury. Passionate about the role data has to play in the new economy, Innocent has consulted at Covenworks training its first cohort of data and machine learning engineers. He has also successfully completed several machine learning projects/training at Shell Nigeria and Sterling Bank.

Innocent Udeogu

Nationality: Nigeria
Organization Name: Once'N'Out
Impact Region: Western Africa
About the Social Business: Once’N’Out is an online marketplace for pre-owned fashion items including high street, premium, and luxury brands. Sellers can earn cash for their used items and buyers get to shop top brands at very reasonable prices. The proceeds of the transactions go directly into supporting internally displaced people in Africa.
About the Y&Y Fellow: A graduate of the MEST Africa program (Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology), Innocent's overall vision is to help build companies that solve global challenges using technology. He is a senior software engineer at Andela where he is helping her partners build highly-performant software applications. Innocent also leads the software technology team at Ubenwa (ubenwa.ai) - using machine learning techniques, Ubenwa analyses a baby’s cry to detect early signs of abnormalities which could be fatal such as asphyxia or brain-injury. Passionate about the role data has to play in the new economy, Innocent has consulted at Covenworks training its first cohort of data and machine learning engineers. He has also successfully completed several machine learning projects/training at Shell Nigeria and Sterling Bank.
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