Syracuse University alum and LaunchPad member Chizoba Anyaoha has been named a Forbes 30 under 30 Consumer Tech 2021 nominee. Anyaoha is the Founder of TravSolo, a planning app for solo travelers to help them create their itinerary on-the-go, meet people and to bring back home a travel story to share. He has traveled to 25+ countries solo and loves the thrill of spontaneous traveling. His advice on travel-related topics has been featured in publications such as Forbes, Conde Nast, Travel + Leisure, Insider Travel, Travel Noire, Business Insider, Travel Awaits, Brit +Co, Cheapism, Creditcards.com, AirHelp, AfroTech, Mic, Hello Giggles and more.
He is passionate about helping travelers to have the courage to solo travel, promoting personal travel safety and travel storytelling. He is also a lover for all things startups and volunteers his time at accelerators and startup conferences when available.
Anyaoha graduated from Syracuse University, with a degree in psychology with minors in economics, communications & HRM. With an extensive background working overseas in Italy and at top corporations such as Major League Baseball, Chobani, and the United Nations, he has transitioned into the creative field, honing his copywriting, social media & UX/UI Design skills.
“I hope to continue making Africa and those that came before me proud, in being the man I always knew that I could be,” he said about the nomination. “To be recognized for the work you keep putting into the universe and to be grouped along exceptional individuals changing the game through innovation means everything. This nomination is not just about me, but for those who continue to dream big and loud, for those who make the necessary sacrifices to reach their goals, for those willing to fail to win and for those determined to will their dreams into existence regardless of their circumstances.”
The Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars at Syracuse University was among those nominating him for the Forbes 30 Under 30 recognition.