Merchant Spotlight: Chidinma Onyiewu ✨

Merchant Spotlight: Chidinma Onyiewu ✨

We understand how important it is to know that you are not alone on a particular journey and to also learn from others who have walked the path you are on. This is why we started this series to spotlight our top sellers and to also share their entrepreneurship journey.

We hope that one or two entrepreneurs or aspiring ones get inspired. Let’s get right into it.

Hello Chidinma, it’s good to have you here. Let’s meet you and tell us about your business

My name is Chidinma Onyeiwu and I am the founder of Pancake Boss, a breakfast business.

That’s such a cool business name. How long have you been running your business?

I’ve been running my business for 2 years officially but nearly 3 years unofficially

Safe to say you are a PRO in this. Describe a major highlight of your business.

A major highlight was when I got to handle corporate catering for 4 days, the reviews and satisfaction from our clients were amazing.

Wow, that’s awesome! What do you enjoy most about being an entrepreneur?

The constant inflow of funds, to be very honest. Also being able to come up with a concept and bring it to life on a plate. It’s very exciting, I never get bored.

That fund inflow is very important, bills have to be paid and nothing beats enjoying what you do. What are some of the challenges you’ve faced or still face since you started?

The power supply in Lagos is really poor and has greatly affected my business. Logistics was a major issue too, but I have been able to get around it better this year.

Doing business in Nigeria is so hard. How do you deal with these challenges?

I pray about it first, because Christ is the foundation of my life and business, He then leads me through advice from friends and family. That's how I'm dealing with the logistics issue. Praying, planning, and staying positive.

How did you hear about Catlog and why did you decide to sign up?

I heard about it through Silas, he pitched the idea to me and it sounded like something I wanted to try out.

We see you, Silas. How has Catlog helped your business?

It has saved me from having long and sometimes unnecessary conversations with customers in the name of placing orders. I have all the information on their orders at a glance.

Awesome! So what is your favorite feature?

The delivery detail feature

On a scale of 1 to 10, how likely are you to recommend Catlog to a seller?


One piece of advice to business owners and aspiring ones.

Don't do anything you're not passionate about, passion helps you keep going even when days are tough.

That is such a great way to end this conversation. It is going to get tough, especially for entrepreneurs in Nigeria. Your passion and what you set out to achieve will keep you going. We hope that you learned a thing or two from Chidinma.

If you are in Lagos and you need some delicious breakfast delivered to you, place your order easily from her Catlog store:

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