Olawunmi Olatunji is the founder at The Business Outliers an enterprise development platform that helps small and medium organizations harness their growth potential and manage their funding strategies. Her previous experience spans a decade in the financial service and upstream oil and gas sectors. She believes in adding value to businesses, and has a great passion for growth and seeing entrepreneurs succeed. She has mentored entrepreneurs with several institutions. Olawunmi was a 2017 boot camp coach at the African Entrepreneurship Awards (BMCE bank of Africa) helping 3 entrepreneurs win $300,000 in the competition.
In her earlier career, Olawunmi gained cross-industry experience and developed valuable expertise while working at Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, First Bank of Nigeria and as an asset manager at Degeconek Nigeria Limited. She hold a degree in petroleum geoscience (specialization in petroleum economics) and certificate courses on business administration, venture finance and credit risk management. She understands risk and enterprise development. This understanding developed into a passion for helping early-stage business growth. She has focused her expertise on business advisory to help a number of organizations optimize their growth strategies and capital structure.
She also delivers talks on business growth and finance. Olawunmi is the Author of ‘’Idea meets Market’’, a startup EBook, which showcases how successful African entrepreneurs easily and quickly proven their business idea, with the minimal resources. Olawunmi sits on the board of Accelerate Nigeria, a virtual business acceleration program via mentorship, Covenant Capital Business School and Brockville Investments Limited.