is a savvy entrepreneur and marketing expert. She is a business strategist and brand storyteller who has garnered over 8 years of leadership experience in the hospitality, agro-processing, manufacturing, fashion and marketing industries.
She is the founder of the indigenous fast paced Food Brand called –Tasty Corridors. Tasty Corridors is a start-up that is disrupting the Hospitality and Food processing industry through the innovative packaging of local sauces and delicacies for families. The aim of the Brand is to promote local delicacy consumption, reduce food wastage and create jobs to reduce the poverty index in Nigeria. The Brand was founded in 2017 after Olufunmi’s endless search for a job as a young lawyer fresh from the law school.
The Brand saves meal preparation time for the modern-day African Woman and provides a better way of preserving food to eliminate food wastage all in line with Goal 2 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals which advocates for Zero Hunger. In addition, the Brand has a catering outfit that specializes in serving local delicacies at events, in bowls at offices, schools, banks and homes. The brand also packages local food stuff in a ready to cook form for local consumption and export purposes. Presently, the Brand has a staff strength of five (5) persons who assist with the production and packaging of her various products. By this, the brand has provided job opportunities in line with Goal 8 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals which advocates for Good Jobs and Economic growth.
In 2018, she founded Sidehustlechickng, a start-up that build skills and capacity for economic empowerment of the youth in Nigeria and beyond particularly women. She has trained over 500 entrepreneurs with her clear-cut solution driven strategy in building a profitable and sustainable brand both offline and online.
She has helped hundreds of women monetize their knowledge using her blueprint on wealth creation using to create amazing results. She’s proficient in video editing, whiteboard animation, graphic design and content creation to mention a few.
In 2019, she published her first book The Smart Side Hustle after which she has written four other books, prominent among is the Kickstart Journal with impressive feedback from all users across the country.
Olufunmi is passionate about women thriving in all spheres of life irrespective of their background, ethnicity or race. She has been on the forefront of the advocacy for Digital education for women to be self-reliant and financially independence. She has championed various causes to help victims of domestic violence leave the toxic environment and start life afresh. She is a firm advocate of women being empowered and unlimited in all spheres of achievement. She’s an ardent volunteer to causes that affects the youth and women. In 2018, she volunteered as a facilitator for Ready Set Work– an initiative of Lagos State Government for tertiary institution students in their final year to prepare them for life after school.
She holds an LLB degree in Law from the prestigious University of Lagos. She was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2016. She is a certified Project Management Professional. She is a certified Google Digital Marketing expert under Google Digital Skills for Africa. She attended the Hospital Business School and was awarded Culinary Certificate. She’s passionate about creating innovative solution in the food industry. Since the launch of her businesses, she has been featured on both international and local platform like CNN, Billboards and magazines. She was featured also on Leading Ladies Africa Platform, Renmoney, Today’s Woman magazine and Naijagodigital just to mention a few. She has invested in several business trainings which has helped to position her brand as a household name and fast paced brand that is going global.
Olufunmi lives in Lagos, Nigeria. She’s the perfect description of a multi-tasking and super talented hardworking woman, a lawyer during the day, a Cook, Digital Marketer, Writer and Content Creator at night. When she is not in the Court Room or in the Kitchen you will find her behind a laptop or phone researching and creating content.
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