Join us for a discussion hosted by the Entrepreneurial Student Association and the Temple University Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute.
About this Event
Join us for Equality and Entrepreneurship: Voices of Black Entrepreneurs, a discussion around challenges faces by black entrepreneurs and how everyone in the entrepreneurship industry can contribute to fair, inclusive cultures and positive change. Led by Temple University alumnus and founder and CEO of Whose Your Landlord, Ofo Ezeugwu, our panel will share their insight and experiences in the Temple and Philadelphia entrepreneurial communities. Join us for an insightful and empowering event!
Ofo Ezeugwu, Founder and CEO of Whose Your Landlord
Elliot Broaster, Founder of Smokes N’ Things
Zakie Blane, Founder of FBF Body
Joe Green, Founder of Affinity Confections
Charisse McGill, Founder of Lokal Artisan Foods
Ofo Ezeugwu is Founder and CEO of WhoseYourLandlord (WYL.co), WYL a web platform that’s empowering and informing the rental community through landlord reviews, housing literacy content, and subscription SaaS software for owners/operators and lenders to better engage the needs of their residents. He graduated from Temple University, where he was the VP of the student body and also one of the youngest alumni convocation speakers in the school’s history. He was recently recognized as the Young Professional of the Year by the African American Chamber of Commerce (2018), he’s a Techstars’ Risingstar, one of BET’s #30Under30, a Black Enterprise: Modern Man, and his work has been featured in Forbes, TechCrunch, Newsweek, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Blavity, The New York Post, and more. Ofo is also a professional actor and model who’s walked in NYFW, been featured on the Today Show, and worked with Nike, ESPN, and Alfani.
Ofo is very actively plugged into the community and speaks with local high schools and middle schools on leadership, college planning, entrepreneurship, and life skills. He’s a Big in the Big Brothers Big Sisters entrepreneurial program. And, he’s also given lectures on tech – entrepreneurship – and leadership at prestigious locations and universities such as The White House, Harvard, Princeton, Columbia, Wharton, Temple, Villanova, etc. He lives by the motto, “No steps backward; just forward progress.”