Osayi Omokaro (father of startups) as he is fondly called by admirers, is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Quality Management Systems (QMS) Auditor, Accessor, Consultant and Trainer.
He is a Certified Business Coach, Business Development Expert, Business Consulting Expert, Business Management Experts and a Certified Public Speaker, trained at the Business Training Institute of Florida (www.businesstraining.com) and Pan African University, EDC, Lagos Business School, He has his academic background in Mass Communication, Banking and Finance and Management Sciences, he has Co-founded several businesses and currently seats on the board of five thriving Companies; he is a certified Member International Strategic Management Institute (ISMI) and a Fellow Institute of Chartered Economist of Nigeria (ICEN)
He is the current Publicity Secretary (P.R.O) of Nigeria Association of Small Scale Industrialists (NASSI) Edo State Branch, the Founder of Treskaro Systems & Solution, a premium Human Capacity Development Company operating from Benin City, He is the Manager of (Marydelhubs) South-South Innovation Hub under the office of the Vice President of Nigeria
His latest innovative project is Eco-Connect Portal (www.ecoconnect.ng) an audacious bold program to coordinate the waste/environmental management process in states all over Nigeria and Africa, Eco-connect Portal(App) allows households generate income from their waste and make raw materials consistently available to Recycling companies.
Osayi has over Six Years of working experience in the Banking Industry. He is the Benin City Chapter Director www.startupgrind.com/benin-city a global community of entrepreneurs designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. currently in 350 cities, 120 countries and host 1,000,000 entrepreneurs monthly.
The Benin Chapter houses over 300 entrepreneurs and meets monthly to share business opportunities, listen to a successful business mentor and connect as a community for networking inspiration and cross-pollination of ideas.
He has many success stories with startups and businesses under his tutelage, 1 out of the TEF awardees for 2016, 2 out of the 2017 TEF awardees, 5 out of TEF awardees in 2018 and 7 out of 2019 awardees where from his grooming and support base.
He has been awarded several recognitions from both Government and Private organizations like the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF2017), Business Innovation and Growth, YouWin etc.
Osayi was one of the TEF Youth Entrepreneurs who met to chat the course for entrepreneurship with Governor Obaseki Recently in Abuja and also shared his experiences to encourage and empower other young entrepreneurs at the Edo 2018 Youth Day Celebration.
He is currently one of the Mentors in the Tony Elumelu Foundation Program since 2018.
Osayi responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by creating a volunteer-powered NGO and Non-For-Profit organisation, Channels of Hope (www.247channelsofhope.com), and has attracted over 30 volunteers who give their time, energy and expertise to attend to the most vulnerable, who calls in to know more about the pandemic, how to keep themselves safe, physically, mentally and emotionally.
We also develop info-graphics, educational materials to enhance people's hope, courage and confidence during and after the pandemic.
The platform crowd source support for the less privilege and most vulnerable, it allows people to make pledges and get connected to the needy so they can support them directly.