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Meet Ubong Charlie, our Research & Development Engineer

A proud graduate of mechanical engineering from the university of Uyo and a young Nigerian innovator, Ubong Charlie has been making big moves long before he joined the team at Koolboks.  He was selected in 2017 on what is seen as the ‘shark tank of Nigeria’ where he invented a solution to combine the air-conditioner […]

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An uncertain fish trader in an uncertain market

Even with 2 years into the business, Mrs Dele still faces each market day with apprehension. This is because some days come with steady electricity followed by days of constant blackout and you never know which day it’s going to be. She is a frozen fish seller in Ijora 2 market in Lagos, Nigeria and […]

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3 reasons why you need a new refrigerator

To most people, a refrigerator is nothing more than a big ol’ box that keeps their foods fresh and their drinks cold. It is usually one of the first things you open in the morning before you start your day, and when you return from a long day at work or school. One of the […]

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Tired of irregular power supply? We have a solution for you!

You have probably never had a 24-hour power supply in the last 10 years. Each day millions of Nigerians complain about irregular power supply – a problem that has existed for decades and keeps deteriorating. This has cost many business owners a great deal as they continue to seek alternative solutions to this problem.  In […]

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How Koolboks is helping Mrs Evelyn reach her business goals

No money is enough to start a frozen foods business. Most of us buy on credit to maximize profit. Mrs Evelyn decided to create a niche for her frozen foods business early on by focusing on seafoods only. As far as she was concerned, the fish and poultry markets were over saturated and she felt […]

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Meet Marion, our very own Wonder Woman

We call her super amazing Marion. Efficient with a laser-focused attention to detail, Marion is the Admin, Legal & Compliance Lead at Koolboks and is the one person you call when you want to get things done. She is a legal practitioner with over 10 years practical experience in company secretarial services, corporate governance advisory, […]

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How Koolboks is helping Mr Olanrewaju expand his frozen foods business

Even when working as an apprentice, my goal has always been to start my own frozen foods business. I’ve been doing this for over 15 years now and it has paid me very well. Mr Olanrewaju has had his eyes set on owning his own frozen foods business from the get go, even when he […]

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Koolboks signs deal with Carbon to provide off-grid solar refrigerators in Nigeria

There’s an old African proverb that says “If you want to go quickly, go alone. But if you want to go far, go together.” This collaborative approach forms a fundamental part of the Koolboks culture and is essential to our mission to make refrigeration accessible to all. In light of this, Koolboks has secured a […]

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Koolboks gears up for Phase 2 of its Market Outreach

The Koolboks Ijora 1 market outreach conducted earlier in the year was a massive success, reaching over 220 traders of fish and other perishable goods with affordable off-grid solar refrigerators. In a bid to cater to more traders and increase access to clean solar energy in the region, Koolboks is conducting a week-long market activation […]

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What drives us? – The Koolboks Culture

Every day we get out of bed, fueled by one common question: How do we make refrigeration accessible to all? Behind the scenes lie a team of young creators focused on powering up the world with sustainable products, our every move geared towards adding value and utilizing our technology for the betterment of mankind. And […]

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