Ep. 6: Iyin Aboyeji, Co-Founder of Andela
Iyin Aboyeji a.k.a ‘E’ is a three-time founder, two technology companies, and one fund. E is the co-founder of Flutterwave, a fintech unicorn that started in Nigeria and expanded across Africa, now helping global merchants get paid, Andela, a global technology company helping growing technology companies source and hire world-class software engineering talent. E is now the founder of Future Africa, a pre-seed and seed-stage fund that invests in technology companies in Africa.
In this conversation, Iyin chats with us on his entrepreneurial journey through his growing up and his initial ambitions to be a professor. We talk about his first startup, in Canada, his childhood interactions with entrepreneurship through trade-in secondary school, and his childhood.