[Startup Interview] Tobi Oludayomi, CEO, Studio 14, UK, Nigeria
Tobi Oludayomi has for the last five years built from ground up, Studio 14 into a powerhouse that now works with high profiled clients across Western and the West African market.
The agency assists start-ups and international organisations expand and launch products into a multi-billion pound market through affordable and distinctive digital solutions.
Briefly introduce your company?
Studio 14 is a digital agency based in Birmingham that in a short space of time has been rapidly growing its portfolio of clients in the UK and Africa.
This includes First Bank, PZ Cussons and University of Warwick, Birmingham City Council etc. Studio 14 also earned a host of plaudits for developing a ‘Fight The Virus’ app to help support charities in the battle against Ebola.
Where is it located?
Studio 14 is located in the heart of Birmingham City, Studio 14 is situated in The Big Peg; a thriving hub for entrepreneurs.
When was it founded and by who?
Studio 14 was founded in 2012 by Tobi and Timi Oludayomi
How is the company funded?
Studio 14 was bootstrapped and is funded by revenue generated through private and public projects won.
What are your company’s Unique Selling Points?
Studio 14 is a young and vibrant digital agency experienced in serving high profile clientele in both the Western and the West African market. We know what works for customers in Africa and we help start-ups and international organisations expand and launch products into a multi-billion pound market. We provide affordable and distinctive digital solutions.
How has the market responded to your products?
Studio 14's digital products and services have been very well received by their stakeholders.
Awards, referrals, and speaking engagements have been some of the doors opened to the agency as a reward for their outstanding contribution to the digital landscape.
Who are your clients?
We work with clients from across the globe, from multinational organisations to start ups.
First Bank, PZ Cussons and University of Warwick, Birmingham City Council among others.
What are the ambitions of the company?
Studio 14 wants to eventually become a company that makes companies. We want to develop digital products that can stand-alone and become companies of their own.
What does your company need to grow and prosper?
We need investment or partnerships to be able to scale our workforce and expand our resources to be able to launch even more of our products and improve our capacity for taking on more projects.
What is the latest news?
We just won a grant to help with the launch of Copdat, a startup in Nigeria. We are also on the look out for investors who would like to invest in young and driven team who want to take over data in Africa.
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