Technology news site Innov8tiv, hosted a panel during Social Media Week 2014 at NYU, in partnership with IBOM LLC, Black Enterprise, and NYU’s Black Student Union. The event, “Advances in Global Entertainment Technology,” focused on businesses around the world and how social media impacted success and failure.
The panelists included Janel Martinez, CEO of â€œAinâ€™t I Latina,â€ Jacqueline Nowbu, co-founder of Munalunchi Bridal Magazine,
Oldine Jean-Charles, and founder of Interactive Life Social TV Project. Finally, special guest Jason Njoku, YouTubeâ€™s biggest partner in Africa, and CEO and co-founder of iROKOtv, spoke about his humble beginnings from his bedroom at his mother’s house to creating the worldâ€™s largest digital distributor of Nollywood films.
Alain Balan, President of NYU Black Student Union and Chi Meche, event co-host.
Anie Akpe-Lewis, IBOM LLC founder, co-hosted the event.
The owners of StarletBeautyHair.com spoke during the pre-panel event.
Roger Rojas, BlackGirlsCode.com’s New York Chapter Representative.
Nekpen Osuan and Demi Ajayi of Womenwerk.com, presenting during the pre-panel event.
Cavangh Noel, presenting on Black Code.
Black Enterprise’s Janell Hazelwood moderated during the panel event.
iRokoTV’s Jason Njoku spoke about raising money and being in the right place at the right time.
Janel Martinez, CEO of “Ain’t I Latina” talked about raising money by herself and creating a content business for the Afro-Latina market.
Jacqueline Nowbu, co-founder of Munalunchi Bridal Magazine, addressed the global expansion of her family business.
Innov8tiv and Black Enterprise team up with both budding and veteran startups to talk global expansion.