Entrepreneur of the month: Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

By 31st August 2017Uncategorised


Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

Founder of Andela and Flutterwave


At the young age of 26 Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, a serial social entrepreneur has founded or co founded a number of startups including Nigeria’s most well-known startup, Andela. His ventures have helped train African developers, allowing them to work remotely for other tech companies such as IBM and Microsoft. Andela has lately made the headlines when they received Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to their office and secured $24 million USD in funding from the Mark Zuckerburg and Priscilla Chan Foundation.

Now in his latest start up, Flutterwave Aboyeji is tackling the issue of payments for Africa’s e-commerce market. This award winning platform is creating a digital payment infrastructure for Africa, enabling “seamless and secure transactions processing across different payment instruments like mobile money, cards, bank accounts, air time and different channels like web, mobile, agents, USD and ATM in over 30 African countries”.

Featured in Forbes’ 30 under 30, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji is constantly striving to help play his part in creating a better Africa.

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