Two Black Tech Entrepreneurs Jump into the Emerging Startup Scene in Washington DC

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An African American/Black owned business takes event planning to new heights via mobile platform.

African-American tech startups are not all too common due to the low numbers of African-Americans choosing to major in Science & Engineering. “With CNN’s Soledad O'Brien’s 'Black in America: New Promised Land, Silicon Valley' bringing real awareness to this issue, we know we have to lead by example. We try to focus less on race, or why some people won’t work with us and just concentrate on providing and developing quality products and services. We believe that in this startup world, as long as we continue to solve our users’ problems and provide the best customer service while doing so, our success is imminent.” says Ike Nwaneri. Keadworks is comprised of a diverse team of people with the mindset of changing the world by providing simple solutions to everyday problems. Simple solutions like KOJAMI.

Like any other company in this market, KOJAMI did not just develop overnight. Its growth was fostered by a parent company named KeadWorks – a web and mobile development, creative marketing and social marketing consulting firm. KeadWorks is a company that offers quick and creative marketing solutions to a number of different clients via websites, mobile and social networks. Also being a minority-owned technology company, it has had its fair share of challenges in starting up and building its brand.

The idea to create KOJAMI was born when KeadWorks met with a repeating problem of mobile marketing for Keadworks clients’ events. Then the seed was planted. Kojami is to become the new mobile word-of-mouth. “Every product should solve a problem, we focused on doing just that with Kojami, and we built it from the ground up. It took almost a year to develop this beta version - and every day, as the product improves, we know we’re headed in the right direction, so we’re winning.” says Randall Olade.

This black-owned social media management and marketing firm has two co-founders. Ike Nwaneri, the CEO of Keadworks, and COO of Kojami, has an MS in Systems and Computer Science and over 8+ years of experience in consumer behavior, project management and events planning. He primarily focuses on marketing strategies and day-to-day operations. Randall Olade is the other co-founder and CEO of Kojami and the CTO at KeadWorks. Equipped with an MBA in Global Management and an MS in Systems Engineering, as well as over 7+ years of software experience under his belt, he deals with day-to-day technology assessment and technology project management.

About Keadworks LLC.
Based in Washington DC Metro Area, with years of experience and expertise in events management, promotions, marketing and building mobile or web technologies, the creative social and mobile marketing agency behind Kojami Inc., Keadworks LLC, has successfully reached millions of people through their strategic marketing and promotional campaigns for numerous clients. Kojami is racing to the forefront of mobile events management and discovery within the billion dollar events industry.

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