MEET SOPHIA IKE- ONU, THE FOUNDER AND CEO OF THE5KSHOP

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MEET SOPHIA IKE- ONU, THE FOUNDER AND CEO OF THE5KSHOP

Sophia Ike-Onu is a BSc holder in Architecture from Convenant University and a Masters degree holder in International Architectural Regeneration and Development from Oxford Brookes University.
She is the Founder and CEO of The5kShop; an online retail store, that stocks and sells fashion and home solutions all under the price cap of #5,000. She is also the Co-founder of DRYV.ME; an online service that allows users to request for drivers, on demand.
Sophia started The5kShop over two years ago with all her entire savings and used her living room as their office. They rented their fist office and warehouse, eight months into operation, and moved to a bigger space shortly after then. They also bought bikes and employed riders to make home deliveries easier and more faster.
She was one of the winners of the 2016 Enterprise Challenge organized by Virgin Atlantic in partnership with Zenith Bank and Samsung.
Sophia started The5kShop over two years ago with all her entire savings and used her living room as their office. They rented their fist office and warehouse, eight months into operation, and moved to a bigger space shortly after then. They also bought bikes and employed riders to make home deliveries easier and more faster.
She was one of the winners of the 2016 Enterprise Challenge organized by Virgin Atlantic in partnership with Zenith Bank and Samsung.
Sophia Ike-Onu has been profiled as one of SME 100’s Young Entrepreneurs Under 25 Making Socioeconomic Impact In Nigeria.
 
Written By: Lydia Oladejo for WomenofRubies.com
I’m a movie scriptwriter, an aspiring entrepreneur, an optimist, God’s lover, and a motivational speaker (at least in my own little way!). I am also The Girl Who Never Stops Smiling!
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