NIGERIA – Recently named Forbes Africa’s 30 under 30, Adetola Nola is the Founder and CEO of Veritasi Homes Limited. The young and innovative real estate entrepreneur has positive energy and instrumental in redefining success in the Nigerian real estate industry.
Meet Adetola Nola
Adetola holds a first Degree in Chemical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and he is currently running an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) at Metropolitan School of Business & Management, London.
Before success in real estate, Adetola failed in several businesses which sparked a new vision; to raise at least 200 successful African Entrepreneurs who will, in turn, create employment by 2020. Adetola trains batches of at least forty realtors and entrepreneurs on business and financial intelligence every Thursday since November 2018 in his office.
In a similar vein, he helps friends and family members to analyze their businesses. In a similar vein, he analyses businesses for friends and family members. He has analyzed over 40 businesses for close friends and family members. And he has helped in restructuring about 20 of these businesses free of charge.
Mr. Nola & Real Estate
Nola started as a real estate sales consultant with Grenadine Homes, he recorded a plethora of success in closing property deals. After facilitating projects for other real estate companies, he founded Veritasi in 2017 with just one staff – his secretary. After that, the company has recorded over 2 billion Naira in revenue in less than two years of operation; which he attributes to the company’s vision of solving the housing problems of middle-income earners in Nigeria. Today, he has over 12,000 real estate consultants, 1300 Veritasi Realtors, and 18 full-time staff.
Nola is championing the emergence of smarter communities with green energy in Nigeria. He believes in fast real estate, that is, developing and providing properties that are timely in delivery, cost-effective, energy-efficient, and durable. Nola is also a strategic investor with investments in the automobile industry, fashion and agriculture.
He impacts his community in various ways, including acting as a resource person at many learning and discourse sessions. He has spoken in many local and international conferences including – University of Mazda, Abu Dhabi and Property Investment & Homebuyers Show, London amongst others.
Giving Back to Nigeria
As a Humanitarian, he has partnered with several Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to eradicate poverty and establish a positive legacy. Ultimately, he believes that solving the problem of unemployment and poverty in Africa can be achieved through entrepreneurship. Thus, he has created platforms where can people work and learn to build companies of their own.