Founders Olajuwon Ajanaku and Earl Cooper are shaking up the golf sector. As previously mentioned by AFROTECH, the Morehouse College graduates behind Eastside Golf kicked off 2024 with stellar news, raising $3.4 million in a funding round led by EP Golf Ventures. The investment is based on a partnership with the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA) and Elysian Park Ventures. The funding will support the founder’s plans to expand their team in light of their New York City, NY, headquarters. Before this, it was announced that the company generated $4 million in annual revenue after initially generating $100,000 within its first year. Reflecting on their growth, Ajanaku shared with AFROTECH, “I feel like the progress that we made last year, the people that we have to hire, processes that we have to put all together, but we clung to that last year, we’ve come so far. It’s honestly remarkable, and I get a chance to run a business with my best friend, and we get to influence...
Feb 21, 2024
Two Morehouse college graduates have secured an investment for their golf apparel company taking the market by storm.
Jan 18, 2024
Two Morehouse college graduates won a national championship together, and now they are winning in business, too. Fast Company reports Olajuwon Ajanaku and Earl Cooper launched the golf lifestyle apparel brand Eastside Golf in 2019 to create more visibility in the sport among youth and those who don’t play golf.
Dec 26, 2023