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September 24, 2014

ODESHI 009 - How A Former Investment Banker Created A Fast Growing Cosmetics Company with Christian Ngan

In this episode we learn about how a former investment banker and private equity analyst left his high paying job in Paris to follow his dreams of becoming an entrepreneur. Christian Ngan, is the CEO and founder of Madlyn Cazalis, a cosmetic and beauty line based out of Cameroon. Prior to founding his company, Christian studied at some of the most prestigious schools in France and worked as an investment banker and private equity expert at companies like FindercodQuilvest, and Societe Generale. In 2012, he decided to quit his job, and scratch his entrepreneurial itch. With $3,000 in savings, he moved back to Cameroon to launch  Madlyn Cazalis. Today, the company's products can be found  in more than 40 retail outlets in Cameroon,  boasts a growing employee base and is on track to break even by December 2014. Christian, was also featured in the venerable Forbes list of  “30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa 2014.”

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