Ashley Akinola profile

Ashley Akinola šŸ’Œ founder of BOBBI, co-founder of dash-ing + brand consultant based in brooklyn

Iā€™m a brand-obsessed multihyphenate based in Brooklyn, NY. I spent my early career on the Growth teams at DTC beauty brands before jumping into consulting + advising. I run an initiative called BOBBI that connects early-stage black beauty founders to each other, as well as a community called [dash-ing] that connects multi-hyphenates.


What I'm working on:

  • [dash-ing] - dash-ing is a platform for multi-hyphenate independent workers to grow their careers and connect eith one another

if you identify as having a multi-hyphenate career / interests, let me interview you! Set up time to chat here

  • - BOBBI is a cohort-based network of black beauty founders to meet investors + operators 

if you're an early stage black beauty founder or a beauty operator / investor, check out this platform

  • -- Rea is a platform brands to find and work with vetted video editors

learn more here

  • - Re/tell is a B2B marketplace and booking platform that brings the best online brands to the physical world through shared retail

if you're a brand owner looking to get into retail or a space owner looking to connect with brands, reach out to me here.