Akin Alabi – the owner, CEO, and founder of Nairabet – is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country, the continent of Africa, and even in the whole wide world, but he didn’t get there by mere play or word of mouth.
The business tycoon succeeded in launching one of the most widely accepted sports betting platforms in Africa right now and on a daily, the business brings in millions upon millions of naira for him as his customer base grows by leaps and bounds.
As a starter in the business, Akin Alabi started out as an internet marketer and entrepreneur and even in this, had some hard times breaking out into the industry but he never did give up. Through his toils and struggles, Akin Alabi started going around to organize seminars and workshops for like-minded people to come together and share ideas that would help them all move forward in the kind of business path that they had all chosen.
However, he started to gain some massive breakthroughs when his seminars started to gain much more recognition due to the hard work he had put into them, and then, his internet marketing tips and ideas paid off for him, helping him realize thousands of dollars from sales of products and digital items through the online platform, Clickbank.
Akin Alabi had his primary school education at the prestigious Command School at Ibadan and relocated to Enugu to have his secondary school education at the Federal Government College of Enugu. For his higher education, he came back to the city of Ibadan to obtain a Higher National Diploma degree in Business Administration from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, and then went on to further his studies in the united states of America, now holding a certificate of Harvard for the course Intellectual Property Strategy. Now married with two kids, the entrepreneur didn’t get to where he got to today by treading a rosy path all along.
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Delving into politics at one point in time, his most recent and significant setback was failing to emerge, a winner, when he contested for a seat in the Federal House of Representatives of the Egbeda Federal constituency of Oyo state in the year 2015.
As the winner that he is, he has not let this set him back any bit and he still aspires to run for office again with the hope of winning. This kind of winning spirit and the ‘never give up mentality is what steered Akin towards his Nairabet million-dollar business today.
Currently, he is estimated to be worth about $10 million dollars and most of these are proceeds from the Nairabet business, which rakes in more millions yearly than any other of his investments.
As an entrepreneur, Akin has also shown the beauty of diversity in investment as not only does the betting platform bring him a steady income, but he also makes a decent amount from his other online marketing and affiliate programs.
Akin is a philanthropist, donating money to charity and helping out the needy and for this, he is a well-respected figure in society.