The Resilient Entrepreneurs – Episode 9

The Resilient Entrepreneurs - Episode 9

Welcome to “The Resilient Entrepreneurs – Episode 9”. In this episode, we will showcase three new black-owned businesses. If you missed previous episodes, try to read them before you continue. This series is brought to you by @naijapreneurcanada in collaboration with @AfricaX. So, show us some love by following our Instagram pages and turning up post notifications so as not to miss out on our future posts. We present to you “The Resilient Entrepreneurs – Episode 9”.

Which Businesses Are We Showcasing This Week?

As with previous episodes, we will showcase 3 businesses in episode 9 and these cut across different industries. The businesses are:

  1. Naija Jollof Toronto,
  2. StartGrowPivot Advisory Inc. and
  3. Dsquare Designs

1. Business Number 1 – Naija Jollof Toronto

Beauty Derosa - The Resilient Entrepreneurs - Episode 9The brain behind Naija Jollof Toronto is Beauty Derosa. Naija Jollof is currently at 2 locations in Ontario. These are

  • 7215 Goreway drive., Mississauga
  • 280 unit 102 Lester street, Waterloo

What Services Does Naija Jollof Toronto  Offer?

Naija Jollof is an African fast food joint where you can get to eat authentic African meal.


How To Patronize Naija Jollof Toronto?

You can order from Naija Jollof Toronto through any of the methods below:

  • order from Uber Eats
  • from the Waterloo location store, call 519 885 1517
  • From the Goreway store, you can order by calling 905-676-1515.

The company has drivers at the Mississauga location waiting to deliver your meal hot and nicely package to you.

Contact Information

The fastest and best way to browse their menu is on their Instagram page (@naijajolloftoronto).

2. Business Number 2 – StartGrowPivot Advisory Inc.

Adobea Foli - The Resilient Entrepreneurs - Episode 9Adobea Foli is the brain behind StartGrowPivot Advisory Inc.  She is an entrepreneurial-minded leader with over ten years of experience in Project Management, Data Analysis, Business Development and Corporate Strategy. Adobea has reinvented and repositioned her career in the USA, Ghana and Canada, and across various industries. She is a firm believer in building strong and meaningful relationships to grow and develop in your career or business. She is originally from Ghana and relocated to Canada 5 years ago to complete her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at the UBC Sauder School of Business. After completing her MBA, she has developed her career in Data Analysis and Project Management in Retail. She is currently a Program Manager at Lululemon in Vancouver.

What Are The Products The Business Offers?

StartGrowPivot is an online platform to provide new immigrant professionals to Canada career and startup advice through 1-on-1 coaching, digital content, events and networking. They offer

  • 1-on-1 career or start up consulting,
  • Group workshops,
  • Digital content creation,
  • Speaking events,
  • Networking groups, and
  • Multi-week career programs

How To Patronize StartGrowPivot Advisory Inc.?

Potential customers can book 1-on-1 sessions through through the company’s scheduling link or email to find out about their customized 4-8-12 week career programs.

Contact Information

You can reach out to StartGrowPivot through the details below


3. Business Number 3 – Dsquare Designs

Olabisi Akeroro - The Resilient Entrepreneurs - Episode 9

Olabisi Akeroro is the creative designer behind Dsquare Designs. She believes gifting should be creative, fun and thoughtful. Olabisi believes that a personal touch and customization adds value to the gift. She enjoys seeing smiles on peoples faces when they receive some of gifts from a loved one.

What Services Does Dsquare Designs Offer?

Olabisi Akeroro








Dsquare Designs is a one-stop plug for gift customization, custom-made T-shirt, Balloon Gifts and arrangement and gift boxes.

How To Buy The Products of DsquareDesigns?

Potential customers can place an order via the company’s Instagram page by sending them a direct message.

Contact Information

You can reach out to Dsquare Designs through the their Instagram page.

Final Thoughts On Episode 9

Save the contact details of these businesses and patronize them when you need their services and / or products. Also, show them some love by referring customers to them.  And finally, if you like this “The Resilient Entrepreneurs” series, share this post and other posts in the series with others. Let’s work together to support the small businesses in our community.

“The Resilient Entrepreneurs – Episode 9” is brought to you by Nigerian Entrepreneurs Canada and Africa Extended@Naijapreneurcanada is a community of Nigerian Business Owners in Canada. Also, the platform focuses on showcasing our talented entrepreneurs one post at a time. Lastly, to get featured in subsequent episodes, reach out to us.