Kike Oniwide: Meet founder of an app that gives people jobs in UK

Kike Oniwide: Meet founder of an app that gives people jobs in UK

- Kike Oniwide, the founder of BYP Network app, has got Jay Z's attention with her amazing app that connects black people to jobs

- With over $250 000 raised fund, the London-based app also helps companies with inclusion and diversity in their recruitment process

- Kike was an accomplished sportswoman with several medals in javelin before she was spurred to create the app

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Nigerians are not only making it big in the world, but they are building platforms that are essential tools for human survival.

Kike Oniwinde, the founder BYP network, is one of those solving employment crisis with her BYP Network app.

The app allows young black professionals to connect to a large pool of job opportunities in the UK.

With over 300 000 members, companies rely on the initiative whenever they want inclusion and diversity in their structures.

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A very worthy thing to note and one of the things that got Kike on Forbes 30 under 30 list is that the app was able to raise over $250,000 funds.

Aged 27, she had her Bachelor's degree from the University of Nottingham before she proceeded for her masters at the University of Florida.

Kike is also a former professional British javelin thrower with several medals in the British University Championships.

Kike was inspired to start the app when she confronted the challenges of non-inclusion as a black person living in London.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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