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Pop Up Founder Chat: Co-Founder/CEO Boyede Sobitan of OjaExpress

Boyede Sobitan, Co-Founder/CEO of OjaExpress will share his entrepreneurial journey on how he started his own successful food tech company

date
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Central Standard Time)
venue
Virtual (Join Zoom Meeting: https://1871.zoom.us/j/91857988218)
tags
Public

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To celebrate Black History Month and the kick-off of our favorite food tech accelerator Food Foundry, jump into a fireside chat with one of our esteemed community members; Boyede Sobitan, Co-Founder/CEO of OjaExpress to learn about the story of his founder journey. 

From struggles, triumphs, and his experiences with both 1871 and Food Foundry - he will be sharing with us how he’s made it through and actionable ways on how you too can set onward towards your entrepreneurial goals. 

Interviewing Boyede will be our very own Entrepreneur in Residence; Rachael Feuerborn of 1871. 

Grab your lunch, hop online and listen to Boyede’s founder experience!


Boyede Sobitan & Oja ExpressBoyede Sobitan is the Co-Founder & CEO of OjaExpress. OjaExpress are the same day ethnic grocery delivery platform that aims to bring people and culture together through food. Their mission is to give people easier access to the foods that bring a delicious piece of their culture to their home and simultaneously support the overlooked grocers that are indispensable resources for many ethnic communities. They want to give their customers a wide-ranging yet reasonably priced, white-glove grocery experience, and help immigrants and ethnic communities recreate memories of home. OjaExpress will deliver the taste of home to your home.


Food FoundryThe Food Foundry is a Chicago-based growth accelerator program by Relish Works built in partnership with Gordon Food Service and 1871. The Food Foundry supports, connects, and propels innovative startups who are reimagining the food industry.

Interested in joining the next Food Foundry accelerator? Click here to apply - hurry deadline is 2/18!



Join the event virtually! (Join Zoom Meeting: https://1871.zoom.us/j/91857988218)

Pop Up Founder Chat: Co-Founder/CEO Boyede Sobitan of OjaExpress
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