Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

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Iyinola Aboyeji
Born
Iyinoluwa Samuel Aboyeji

(1991-03-28) March 28, 1991 (age 30)
NationalityNigerian
Alma materUniversity Of Waterloo
Loyola Jesuit College
OccupationEntrepreneur
Known forCo-founder of Andela
Co-founder and Managing Director of Flutterwave
Websiteiyinoluwa.org

Iyinoluwa Samuel Aboyeji (born March 28, 1991) is a Nigerian entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of Andela, and was the former managing director of Flutterwave.[1][2] Aboyeji was cited as one of the Top 100 most influential Africans by New African magazine in 2019.[3]

Education[edit]

Aboyeji attended Loyola Jesuit College, where he completed his senior secondary in 2007. Afterward he went to Columbia International College and earned a bachelor's degree in legal studies from the University of Waterloo.[4]

Career[edit]

Aboyeji is the general partner and co-founder of Future Africa, a platform that provides capital, coaching and community for mission-driven innovators.[5]

After co-founding Future Africa, he served as the deputy director-general for Madam Oby Ezekwesili's 2019 presidential campaign. He also helped in building Andela and Flutterwave, two of Africa's technology companies.[5] He is also the Co-founder and Chairman of the Talent City Inc, a construction company.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iyin Aboyeji steps down as Flutterwave CEO as cofounder Olugbenga Agboola takes over". www.pulse.ng. 2018-10-15. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  2. ^ Kazeem, Yomi. "A leading Nigerian fintech startup has raised $20 million but is losing its high-profile CEO". Quartz Africa. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  3. ^ Africa, Ventures (2019-10-09). "Top 10 Nigerians in Africa Report's 100 most influential Africans". Ventures Africa. Retrieved 2021-01-15.
  4. ^ "Iyinoluwa Aboyeji". TecXposition. Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  5. ^ a b "Iyinoluwa Aboyeji". World Economic Forum. Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  6. ^ "Iyinoluwa E Aboyeji". Global Shakers. Retrieved 2020-10-12.

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