Iyinoluwa is an impact entrepreneur with a passion for building the future of Africa. He’s spent the past 8 years building ventures in the education, technology, youth employment, publishing and finance spaces. Iyinoluwa helped found and run Bookneto Inc, a social e-learning platform which was acquired in 2013 by the Canadian Innovation Centre. In 2014, He co-founded Andela with the aim of finding the brightest young people in and train them to becoming Africa’s next generation of technology leaders through deep immersive remote-work experience with global technology companies like Facebook, IBM, Microsoft and Google amongst others. Andela was named by CNN as one of top 10 African Startups and has raised investments from to Silicon Valley VC’s and Angel Investors like Spark, Google Ventures and Mark Zuckerberg.
In May 2016, Iyinoluwa moved out of Andela to co-found Flutterwave, a payments technology company connecting Africa to the global economy with one API for processing any payment across Africa. Flutterwave is a YCombinator company backed by several notable angels and VC’s around the world such.
Date: 26 March 2018