Two Nigerians among 15 finalists for Young African Entrepreneurs award

The duo of Nigerian-born Victoria Olimatunde and Ajiroghene Omanudhowo have been selected among the fifteen emerging Young African Entrepreneurs for the seventh annual Anzisha Prize, Africa’s premier award for youngest entrepreneurs. Victoria, 15, and Ajiroghene, 22, were selected as finalists from among 800 applicants from 14 countries – a chunk of the candidates being young […]

26-year-old Nigerian entrepreneur wants to transform how Africans pay

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, 26-year-old Nigerian entrepreneur wants Silicon Valley to fund a future where Africa is included. Aboyeji is the founder of Flutterwave, a payments API that makes it easier for banks and businesses to process payments across Africa. The service allows consumers to pay for things in their local currency; Flutterwave takes care of integrating […]