Raising The Next Billion – Babou Olengha-Aaby
Babou Olengha-Aaby, is the CEO and Founder of Mums Mean Business – a crowdfunding platform dedicated to helping female led-enterprises raise the necessary capital needed to start and grow successful and sustainable businesses.
Her company is on a mission to unleash and invest in women’s economic potential through entrepreneurship as a catalyst for positive impact to local, national and global economies. Providing the growing number of female-led enterprises worldwide with a quadruple A service: Access to Finance, Access to Development Skills, Access to Markets and Access to Inspirational Role Models and much more.
Why? Because Female Entrepreneurship no longer just a gender issue, it’s an economic issue. Investing in women owned-businesses not only makes for smart economics and business sense, it’s also a direct investment in a more equitable, just and sustainable future for us all. With a Bachelor and background in Marketing & Communications, Babou is a self-proclaimed dreamer who always wanted to marry her passion for innovation and entrepreneurship to a worthy purpose. With Mums Means Business she believes she’s achieved just that. ‘Value Creation’ is at the heart of what drives her entrepreneurial spirit and company.