2019 YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR WINNER

AKINBOADE TAIWO OLUSEUN.

Akinboade is a 28yrs old young Nigerian entrepreneur, make-up artist, beauty influence, brand owner and trainer. She is the founder and CEO of Moteesignatures (Pty) under which platform she runs a beauty studio in Moreleta Park, Pretoria. Her company, Moteesignatures offers young and old women training in make-up artistry and also organizes glam sessions and cosmetics sales. The company has trained and empowered over 50 students who have been well equipped to start their own businesses since its registration in the last two years. From a very small beginning in 2017, the business has consistently grown an increasing client base many of which are some celebrities within and outside of Pretoria. Moteesignature is the brand owner of Moteesignature Lashes, a product in which the company has also grown a network of distributors around Nigeria and South Africa. In the last financial year, the business network is reported to be around R500,000.