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  • Chinedu Emenalo

    After several years in the banking sector, it was easier for Nigerian-born Chinedu Emenalo to identify the challenges around financial service faced by customers. With this, Chinedu and his colleague – who would become his co-founder – decided to launch a startup. Kobopay, to offer a more seamless platform for affordable financial services at a …

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  • Oluseun Onigbinde

    Oluseun Onigbinde is a Nigerian entrepreneur and open data analyst popularly known as the co-founder and CEO of budgIT, a Nigerian civic startup. Oluseun Onigbinde is a fiscal transparency advocate and a firm believer in the power of Open Data. In 2012, he was awarded the Future Awards Prize for Science and Tech Innovation and …

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  • Chioma Ifeanyi-Eze

    Chioma Ifeanyi-Eze is an entrepreneur-accountant with a zest to increase the sustainable growth rate in SME’s within Africa. She has over 11 years of experience on bookkeeping, finance and business consulting from several banking and finance organisations. A Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax practitioner, in 2015, she introduced a virtual and retail tech- accounting …

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  • Elie Houessou

    DirectPay Group SA is a company founded in 2014 with a capital of 10 000 000 F CFA. The business is an innovative solution that facilitates électronic trade across all online platforms. To this end, it created the OwoPay platform to aggregate all means of payment. In doing so, it maximizes the chain of values …

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  • Nkem Okocha - Mama moni

    Nkem Okocha

    With a mission to eradicate poverty through economic empowerment of poor women, Nkem Okocha set up Mamamoni, a social enterprise that is addressing community transformation by empowering women to carry on small businesses. Loan recipients get low-interest loans in return for signing up for a system designed to create impact on financial inclusion and children’s …

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  • Vital Sounouvou

    Sounouvou founded Exportunity, a site that promotes export opportunities for Africans by connecting producers with traders. It allows a farmer in Benin to sell his produce to a buyer in South Africa – or the United States – through a cell phone. Through the trade events, Sounouvou has engaged over 750 clients, and built a database …

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