BELLANAIJA’S UCHE EZE WEDS VEDA TECHNOLOGY’S BODE PEDRO
On Saturday, June 16, popular blogger and founder of Nigeria’s biggest entertainment and lifestyle site, BellaNaija.com, Uche Eze and Bode Pedro, founder /CEO of Veda Technology tied the knot at a high-profile wedding in Lagos, Nigeria.
Bode Pedro, 30, and fondly known as “Mr. Technology”, started Veda in order to inspire the growth and development of computer technology in Africa through cutting-edge innovation and excellent solutions.
In 2009, Bode received the Young IT & Telecoms Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the Nigerian Telecoms Awards held in Lagos, Nigeria, and was voted “Business Owner of the Year” at the 2011 Future Awards.
Uche Eze, 29, established Bainstone Limited in 2009 which oversees BellaNaija.com and other business arms. In 2011, Uche emerged a finalist of Future Awards’ “Young Person of the Year and in 2010 she was a nominee for “Best Use of Technology”.
Uche has featured on CNN and the Oprah Winfrey show speaking about beauty trends alongside Jessica Simpson and Lisa Ling. She is an Alumni of Richard Ivy School of Business, University of Western Ontario in Canada.
In the same year, Uche’s Bella Naija was listed as one of the top 10 fastest rising people in Nigeria in Google Zeitgeist. In 2011, she was listed as one of Techloy’s top women in web and technology entrepreneurship.