About Me

Aisha Tofa is the Founder of Startup Kano Hub; A Technology Incubation Hub/ Coworking Space in Kano, Nigeria. She has 6 years of experience in the Startup Ecosystem, Brand & Business Development, and technology innovation. She has mentored over 500 startups from different industries in the Ecosystem and has led some of these startups to acquire almost $1,000,000 in funding. She is the Director/Lead of the Women Founders Group, a Non-profit platform that promotes Women’s Economic Resilience in Africa and curates the Women Founders Conference; The Largest Women in Tech and Entrepreneurship conference in Nigeria. Aisha has a Strong background in Communications with a Master’s Degree, and further training from Voice of America, Broadcasting Board of Governors, British Council, and Google. She is a Member of Global Shapers at World Economic Forum, Tedx Speaker, Certified Business Development Service Provider, Technology Enthusiast, and a Gender and Financial Advocate.

Aisha is currently building and working on innovative Tech products among which is a platform that will change the future of startup investment in Africa by teaching Startups how to Pitch. She is the Director Women founder’s conference; an annual conference curated by the startup Kano team with the aim to bring together bright minds to give talks that are idea-focused and on a wide range of subjects, to foster learning, inspiration, and wonder to provoke conversation and action that matter.
In 2020, s he also founded The Baby Bank NG, a Social Enterprise that provides Baby food and essentials to families in need due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Ecosystem

I have worked in the Startup Ecosystem for the past 6 years, working directly with startups, business owners, and organizations through mentorship, coaching, project design, and delivery, Branding, and Business development services. My team and I have been working towards achieving; an enabling Environment for creatives and innovators, Women’s Economic Resilience, Education, and creating jobs for a better economy in Nigeria and Africa.

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