Iyinoluwa Aboyeji is a top-rated African techpreneur. He has been involved in the development of quite a number of Africa’s fintech platforms within and outside Nigeria. Many people often hear the Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, but very few really know who he is.
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Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Net Worth, Age, Biography, Career, Cars
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|Date of birth||28th March, 1991|
|Age||31 (as of 2022l)|
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Biography
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji is a Nigerian entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of Andela. Iyinoluwa Aboyeji was born to parents from Warri, Delta State on the 28th of March, 1991.
He had his secondary school education at Loyola Jesuit College. For his degree, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji went to Columbia International College and earned a bachelor’s degree in legal studies from the University of Waterloo.
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Net Worth
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji’s net worth has not been estimated. It’s probably between $200 million – $300 million.
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Career
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji has a rich career history that has impacted his entrepreneurial journey. He interned at World Youth Alliance in the United Nations headquarters when he was 18. After he was done, he managed one of Canada’s publishing firms Imprint Publications working as the President of the Board. He is the founder of Bookneto Inc, a social e-learning platform for University professors to independently teach online courses. The company was acquired by the Canadian Innovation Center in 2013.
Moving forward, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji founded Andela together with an old friend, Jeremy Johnson. Andela is one of Nigeria’s reputable companies that has received numerous fundings, including a $24 million investment from Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook. Andela is a talent accelerator that recruits and trains software developers and connects them with employers. Iyinoluwa Aboyeji built the company to be worth over $100 million before he left to begin another project.
After he left Andela, in 2016, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji founded Flutterwave, a provider of technology and infrastructure solutions for digital payments across Africa. Flutterwave has now become one of Africa’s most valued fintech organizations with a valuation of $3 billion. It recently received a series D funding worth $250 million. The company has been a beneficiary of various fundings and investments and has expanded its operations beyond just Nigeria. Two years after, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji decided to step down as the Chief Executive Officer of Flutterwave.
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji is passionate about the development of the tech ecosystem in Africa. Currently, he is the founder and general partner of Future Africa (also known as the Fund for Africa’s Future), a fund manager that invests early in mission-driven founders solving hard problems for large markets. He trains and mentors budding techpreneurs and prepares them for expansion and to take advantage of funding opportunities. He often takes lessons in Silicon Valley and other parts of the US.
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji sits on the board of several institutions including Paris’ Share Africa Project, Rainbow Educational Services Limited and Filmo Realty. He served as the Deputy Director-General for Madam Oby Ezekwesili’s 2019 Presidential Campaign.
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Awards
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji is a recipient of several awards and honours including;
- The John C. Holland Award for Youth Leadership, awarded by JC Holland Foundation in 2010.
- Nigeria’s top 20 under 20, awarded by Ynaija! in 2011.
- World Economic Forum Global Shaper in 2012
- Forbes 30 under 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa in 2015.
- He was nominated for The Future Awards Africa Nigeria Prize for Young Person of the Year 2017
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Cars
Considering his net worth and the busyness of his schedule, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji is able to afford cars like:
Toyota Highlander is a luxurious SUV that is reliable and comfortable, especially great for off-road driving. It has impressive features that promise comfort and convenience for its owners. It costs between 55-70 million NGN.
Lexus LX 570
Built with top quality materials, the entire structure of the LX 570 is strongly appealing. The LX-570 features one of the most luxurious cabins, with spacious seats containing enough leg room and headroom. It costs between 60-75 million NGN.
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji House
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji spends most of his time in Lagos, with his beloved wife.
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji is a brilliant, young entrepreneur who is working tirelessly to bring Africa to the forefront of the African tech ecosystem.
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