Is Oo inspiring a new dress culture for Internet entrepreneurs?
From wearing jeans and t-shirt at tech events to Zuckerberg-inspired hoodies to meetings, it seems that Nigerian entrepreneurs would soon be dumping their starched shirts as Oo Nwoye is inspiring a new cadre of hip-hop styled Internet entrepreneurs.
Dressed in a faded blue jean and pink-coloured checkered long-sleeved untucked shirt and wearing a blue and white coloured flip-flop at Tuesday’s DrinkUp with EchoVC at the high-class open-air bar on the rooftop of the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Oo could easily have passed for an Alaba market trader.
The last time I met him at the Piccadilly Suite in Lekki, he was dressed in a jean and shirt with a headphone around his neck, but this time, he had a tablet on his left arm and was holding a glass of star beer on his right hand.
So I ask: Is Oo’s new dress culture the new cool? Would clients/customers or users adopt products if entrepreneurs start dressing this way? More importantly, would investors even listen to what you have to say?
Related Posts via Categories
- Zuckerberg to Startups: You don’t have to move to Silicon Valley
- Steve Jobs’ Startups 101 Lesson
- Why Google’s Project GNBO Is Net-Colonialism!
- How Successful Companies Created Their Business Name
- Why Kenya’s iHub Works: Lessons From Erik Hersman
- Why Nigeria Must Build Tech Innovation Hubs (Or Bleed Out)
- TechLoy.com, the new blog in the tech bloc
- Google’s AdSense for Mobile Content Comes To Nigeria
- 9 Startups To Demo At “Tech Open Day With Sarah Lacy” Event
- TechCrunch’s Sarah Lacy Coming To Nigeria in May
- How Akure Is Building A Promising Tech Startup Culture And Community
- EXCLUSIVE: Google Nigeria Programs Manager Quits, Joins Konga
- Jason Njoku Owns 35 Percent Of Mark Essien’s Hotels Booking Startup
- TECNO Launches The P3, Its Latest Android-Based Budget Smartphone [PHOTOS]
- Leading Online Store Solution, WebMallNG.com Launches Its Gift Registry
- Powermat marries PowerKiss, vows to use same wireless charging standard
- The future of propaganda: A Q&A with Sean Gourley about big data and the “war of ideas”
- Six finalists in the book discovery Publishing Hackathon; winner to be announced at BEA
- Why one startup thinks laying a few bets could help companies convince employees to slim down
- Knewton teams up with Macmillan to bring adaptive learning beyond K-12 and higher ed
- Opera's WebKit-Based Android Browser Exits Beta To Battle Apps For Users' Attention
- Scopely Boosts New Zealand Studio Rocket Jump's Mini Golf Matchup To Over 10M Downloads In A Month
- MavenSay Enjoying Sudden Popularity In Social Media-Hungry Indonesia
- Real-Time Parking Startup ParkMe Launches An Android App
- Aiming To Dominate Mobile Ad Attribution, HasOffers Raises $9.4M Round Led By Accel
- Now you can tour the whole of Taiwan without losing your Internet connection, for free
- Spotify Charts launch to showcase top 50 songs each week, with play-counts now available for all songs
- Flickr, once a poster child for the freemium model, is now all about ad revenue
- Deezer launches Xbox 360 app for its on-demand music streaming service to combat Xbox Music
- Interactive video startup Interlude raises $16m from Intel, Sequoia and other big names
Tagsafrica android apple barack obama barcamp nigeria business careers encipher encipher tablet etisalat nigeria facebook globacom goodluck jonathan google inye ipad Jobberman job search kenya lagos loy okezie microsoft mobile apps Mobile Web mtn nigeria nigeria nokia saheed adepoju silicon valley Social Media social network software developers south africa starcomms startup startups startups nigeria techcrunch technology telecoms ticker Twitter yahoo yarnable youtube