About our company

Who We Are

About 8thGear Partners

The venture studio model is a new model for entrepreneurship, combining company building with venture funding in order to compress time. iterate quickly, and scale faster. The 8thGear Venture studio is a powerhouse that workS alongside a number of startups and scaleups at the same time.

8thGear Growth as a Service
8thGear Coworking
8thGear Academy
How we standout!

We're always looking for entrepreneurs with ideas who want to starta company inside a venture studio.


We are youth/female-led & 100% Nigerian owned/managed. Our obsession is Job placements, capability/Skills development and enterprise development for youths in Nigeria and their growing businesses.

Beyond our profit motive is a social mission built into our business model. Giving young people 'a chance at meaningfully contributing to their community with dignity' - is a significant part of what we do.

Team 8thGear
Omowunmi Adekoya
Omowunmi Adekoya Managing Partner
Hussein Sanni
Hussein Sanni Digital Marketing Specialist
Damilola Obidairo Co-founder
Temitope Kazeem
Temitope Kazeem People and Performance Analyst
Adebanjo Adeniji
Adebanjo Adeniji Frontend Developer
Advisory Board
Seyi Bioku
Seyi Bioku
Advisor & Board Secretary
Abimbola Adebakin
Abimbola Adebakin
Board Chairman
Yinka Ogunleye
Yinka Ogunleye
Strategy Advisor
Morenikeji Buari
Morenikeji Buari
Advisor Finance
Labisi Oyedotun
Labisi Oyedotun
Advisor Partnership
Temitayo Samson-Grace
Temitayo Samson-Grace
HR Consultant