We are rounding up this years GPRENUER feature with the CEO of @cakesbylamide – Adeoye Olamide. She shares with us how she strated her cake business.
We do hope in one way or the other you get inspired.
TELL US ABOUT YOUR LINE OF BUSINESS. HOW DID THE IDEA OF YOUR BUSINESS COME ABOUT?
I am Adeoye Ifeoluwa Olamide, a wife, a mother, a Professional Baker and Baking Coach.I have trained over 100 students online with amazing feedbacks to the glory of God.
I’ve always had passion for food, right from my secondary school days. My favourite subject then, was food and nutrition; because we get to make sweet tooth food.
WHY DO YOUR CUSTOMERS CHOOSE YOU OVER YOUR COMPETITORS?
We don’t just good quality cakes, we create mazing memories. Alongside a friendly customer service.
HOW DID YOU FUND YOUR BUSINESS AT STARTUP?
My parents were my first investor’s.
Their support went a long way. Not only financially but morally. And they motivated me all the way. Some of my first equipments came from my parents. And my first physical office was presented to me by my father.
WHAT HAVE BEEN SOME OF YOUR FAILURES AND WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNT FROM THEM? – It’s true that every business has its up and downs, but by the grace of God there have been no failures recorded so far. Yes challenges may have occurred once or twice but nothing seriously aching and the challenges were faced and overcome.
WHAT SACRIFICES HAVE YOU HAD TO MAKE AS AN ENTREPRENEUR?
Every business needs sacrifices to grow. There are like a foundation of a business. More like a commitment.Most times this translates to time and money, So yes I have sacrificed money in learning new ways to grow my business.