Monday, 10 December 2012

Vera Ephraim

Vera Ephraim's full name is Vera Nkechi Anenyeonu. She is from Anambra state, Nigeria.

Vera is a celebrated Nigerian Award wining Dancer, Choreographer and international Actress who has worked with Lavelle Smith Jr.(Micheal Jackson and Beyounce's choreographer) and collaborated also with the likes of Orlando Julius, Hugh Masakela and Femi Kuti.

Vera has starred, co-starred and guest starred in theatre, film, television,Tv commercials, music videos and Radio. Since in South Africa, she has featured in top drama series like Generations, Intersextions, Jacobs Cross and played the role of Ayo in Lifestyles, a Nigerian soap opera.

She is the CEO,founder/artistic director of Vera's Danse Hauz.

Monday, 3 December 2012

Jason Njoku



Jason Njoku is the founder and CEO of Iroko Partners, the largest digital distributors of Nigerian music and movies, with a library of over 1600 licensed movies. Mr. Njoku’s, Iroko Partners, consist of 5 web brands; iROKOtv, iROKING, iROKtv, NollywoodLove and YorubaLove. Mr. Njoku is building a modern digital distribution infrastructure using Amazon Web Services, Ooyala and several video ad networks, to service the second largest movie industry in the world (by volume), Nollywood, or Nigerian cinema.

According to Pando Daily’s,last year Iroko did eight million YouTube streams a month, with a $1 million revenue run-rate. This traffic has soared.

Mr. Njoku holds a BSc, Chemistry from The University of Manchester, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, 2002 – 2005. He was a speaker at TEDxEuston 2012.