Linda Ikeji, the acclaimed Africa’s biggest blogger, has turned down the sum of two million dollars ($2m) partnership investment into her recently launched social networking site, Linda Ikeji Social (LIS)
A reliable source inside the Linda Ikeji Media brand revealed that the 36years old blogger turned down the deal after owning up to her team that she is oblivious of the value of $2million in her new business since it is a new brand.
It was also learnt that the investors had proposed to own a percentage of the new social networking site for the value of $2million after seeing how fast the site is catching on.
The investors suggested that she use the money in massive advertisement for the new brand and for technical support but Linda turned it down.
According to another source close to Linda Ikeji, “this is not the first time she will turn down a major investment into her online business, as few years ago, she also rejected a major seven digit investment into her blog which has eventually paid off as she currently enjoys the enviable position as Africa’s richest blogger. Within only the social media platform recently launched by Linda is only three weeks, yet it has received over 150,000 sign ups and has continued to grow steadily.
According to Global Tech Monitoring Site, Alexa, Linda Ikeji Social is currently listed as one of the most visited sites in Nigeria; it has become a favorite among young people because it is currently the only social media network platform in Nigeria that rewards its users with mouth-watering weekly prizes and also dishing out cash gifts.