At 30 I Was Broke & Living With My Mother – Iroko TV CEO Shares Success Story

The CEO of popular Iroko TV, Jason Njoku has warned many young Nigerians who are always eager to achieve a particular feat before clocking 30.

According to a post shared via the microblogging platform Twitter, the business mogul stated that the pressure for youths who are less than 30 years to succeed is very unusual.

Mr. Jason Njoku said when he was 30, he was very broke and still living in her mother’s house.

The media personality also revealed that all he had in his life then was just his second-hand laptop and 10 Iroko TV failure to his name, but that didn’t make him stop from achieving greatness.

Jason Njoku - IROKO TV CEO
He wrote:

The pressure for <30 years to succeed these days is so strange. So unnecessary. At 30, I was dead broke living in my mum’s house. No girlfriend & Zero assets. Just me my 2nd hand desktop & @irokotv 10 failures to my name but the man did I enjoy those early years in the world. Enjoy sha.

Jason Chukwuma Njoku (born 11 December 1980) is a British-Nigerian entrepreneur who founded IROKO TV, a video-on-demand service for Nigeria movies.


IROKO TV was unveiled on 1 December 2011 and its parent company is IROKO Partners, was founded by Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter in December 2010, with its headquarters in London, United Kingdom.



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