We co-build companies with innovative organizations

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How we work

We action work as love made visible and technology as a coordinating aspect of that love to co-build purposeful, agile and conscious organizations. Our design principles are:

  • Embody service to collective human growth
  • Empower decentralized and self-organizing teams
  • Maximize the flow and use of information


The easiest way for anyone in the world to share knowledge and raise money for social good.

visit MindMeet

People recommendation for entrepreneurs based on people they trust.

visit BoxCircles

Provided door-to-door mass-transit, biking and walking directions in over 600 cities via HopStop.com or app.

acquired by Apple

An interactive travel referral service connecting travelers with qualified and customer-rated travel specialists.

acquired by Rand McNally
now owned by USA Today

Team Members

Chinedu Echeruo


Chinedu Echeruo is co-founder of the Love and Magic Company, a startup studio that co-build companies with innovative organizations.

Chinedu is a serial entrepreneur who has dared to invent the future: In 2005, he founded HopStop, the pioneering travel app that helped millions of users navigate public transportation in major metropolitan areas around the world. Apple acquired HopStop in 2013 and subsequently incorporated much of HopStop’s functionality into Apple Maps. Chinedu also founded Tripology, a lead-generation and referral business for the travel industry. Tripology was acquired by Rand McNally and later owned by USA Today.

Forbes has named Chinedu one of the “10 Most Powerful People in Africa.” He was also named Black Enterprise Magazine’s Small Business Innovator of the Year and listed in the magazine’s “Top 40 Under 40.” Chinedu has been featured in media including Bloomberg, Fortune, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNBC and more.

He believes that individuals, empowered by imagination and information, can solve virtually any problem.

Pamela Abalu


Pamela Abalu, co-founder of The Love and Magic Company, delivers cutting edge work infusing consciousness, energetic flow and inclusivity into global workplace transformations.   

By age 26, Pamela became one of 300 licensed black female architects in the US; by 33 she was Chief Architect for MetLife, overseeing $1B of capital investment in inclusive workplace design across 65 countries. She practices enterprise scale, cross-cultural, human centered design and is an evangelist for the “Love and Magic” required to create spaces which help people be their best selves and contribute to others.

Pamela is a Crain’s 40 under 40 and Pioneer-in-Design Honoree and was also named a “Designer to Know” by Contract Magazine. Her work has been featured in Time Magazine, Smart Planet, Contract Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Domino Magazine, The Network Journal, Cheddar TV, BOLD TV and more.

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