Tony Ayabam, a Nigerian technology business consultant advises startups based on his experiences as a founder of two Nigerian businesses.

Tony’s first entrepreneurship attempt was during his 2nd year of university, when he started an IT company, selling tech hardware and installing and assembling computers.

He then moved on to launch Layer3, an IT business that provides VPN connectivity, Internet access, systems integration, big data analytics and cyber security. Layer3 was ranked among The Top 5 Best Companies to Work For in Nigeria, alongside Google, IBM and Andela.

Previously, Tony founded Infohob Technology, a web services, cloud solutions and apps provider who is a Microsoft partner and reseller of Google products.

Before becoming an entrepreneur, Tony worked at several International Corporations including Schlumberger, Ericsson and The World Bank focusing on finding the right solutions for their requirements. His dream is

Tony is passionate about providing Nigerian cloud solutions to help businesses scale through reliable connectivity and online storage services.

He voluntarily mentors with the Award and with startups at the Enspire Hub in Abuja. He explains, “To stay competitive in the modern world where business is transacted round the clock, business owners and managers must do everything they can to always stay online”. We are glad Tony is online in Abuja as an African Entrepreneurship Award mentor!