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Lottie Ntim

Lover of rare design, whimsical words and the transformative potential of technology.

Lottie Ntim is driven by the potential to create impactful solutions through commercial enterprises. Her background includes leading marketing initiatives for high street brands that garnered features on Mashable, Ads of the World and Design Taxi, among others. She founded and ran FashionAlbedo.com from 2009-2013 and is currently working on Custto - The global platform that allows users to customize, curate and collect rare finds from small scale makers across the globe. Lottie holds an Economics degree from McGill University and is currently pursuing her MBA at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
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Is South Africa Creating A New Apartheid?

Maybe it's dramatic to call this a new apartheid. But a quick search as I wallow in the glare of an unforgiving sun and my own self-pity reveals countless stories of unexplained visa refusals and similarly stringent refusals from South African embassies, to provide reasons for them.
02/24/2016 02:39 EST
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The Case For Failing In Your Twenties

While a recent New York Times article scrapes the surface of young people who have succeeded at launching exemplary businesses and careers, it also brings up a glaring point: Many more fail. All of the Red Bull-guzzling, YOLO-chanting enthusiasm in the world cannot change that fact.
06/04/2013 12:22 EDT