Congrats, you have been recognised as the entrepreneur of the week on Stacy Speaks Blog.
Name: Obaloluwa Emmanuel Akinniyi-tayo.
Educational Qualification: BSc Mass Communication.
Brand name: Obas_imagery
Commencement Date of Business: May 2, 2017.
Number of Years Business Has Been in Existence: Almost a year.
Description of Business: Photography
Are Your Parent in Support of Your Business? My dad is in support while my mum isn’t.
Motivation: I’m motivated by the knowledge that I can be the best at what I do with hard work and constant practice. It also challenges me when I see stuff that I can’t do challenges.
Role Models: I’ve got a few here: @seunomolewa @princemeyson @eleanorgooday
Major Business Challenge:
The fact that people just keep pricing my work outrageously.
Major Business Achievement:
Well, there are a number here …. First, getting to cover a corporate event in Lagos organized by a big Nigerian company with celebrities in attendance second, taking photographs of the Oluwo of Iwo kingdom for a campus newspaper.
How Do You Source For Finances To Run Your Business?
This is really difficult, I save from whatever money gotten from a client after a shoot and I also save from my monthly allowance. In most cases I forfeit some things in other to acquire more equipment for my business.
Where Do You See Yourself in 7 Years?
In the next 7 years I would be one of the best known photographers around the world for my work and skill.
If You Are Given 50k to Invest In Your Business What Would You Use it For?
I’ll love to get a backdrop stand and backdrops for more studio like pictures. This will take me to the next level I’m aspiring to get to get to.
Advice Someone Who Is Scared To Start A Business:
You can never get 100% support from everyone around you. Your close friends and family may still have reservations on your choice of business but it’s up to you to make them believe in you by showing them how awesome you can get at what you want to do.
Make A Shout Out To People Who Have Been Supporting You Relentlessly:
I Really love you guys, wish I could mention names but I won’t know where to start from or stop. I sincerely appreciate my Dad, siblings and friends. I love you all.
Social Media Handle:
Instagram: @Obas_imagery instagram Obas_imagery on twitter obaloluwa Akinniyi-tayo on Facebook
Email Address: oba014@gmail.