Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Biography, Awards and Career

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Biography, Awards and Career

Iyinoluwa Samuel Aboyeji (popularly known as "E") was born in Nigeria on March 28th, 1991. He is CEO and Co-founder of Flutterwave, a payments infrastructure company connecting Africa to the global economy with digital payments infrastructure that helps banks and businesses build more seamless and secure payments.

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Biography, Awards and Career

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Age

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji is 31 years old.

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Early Life

Born to parents from Warri, Delta state and raised in Nigeria, Iyinoluwa graduated from the Loyola Jesuit College, Abuja, Class of 2007. He studied Legal Studies and Economics at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. 

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Career

When he was 18, Iyinoluwa worked as an intern with the World Youth Alliance in the United Nations Headquarters. Then he went on to run one of Canada’s largest student owned publishing houses, Imprint Publications as President of the Board. He is founder of Bookneto Inc, a social e-learning platform for University professors to independently teach online courses.

In 2014, Aboyeji met up with Jeremy Johnson, an old friend, and they spoke about founding Andela, a talent accelerator that recruits and trains software developers and connects them with employers. It grew to be one of Nigeria’s best-known start-ups. It received a $24 million investment from Facebook founder Zuckerberg and Aboyeji helped build it to over $100 million market cap in two years. 

In 2016, he left Andela to start Flutterwave, a provider of technology and infrastructure solutions for digital payments across Africa. The company is a multimillion dollar company that has processed over $760 million through 7.5 million transactions for merchants in partnership with financial institutions across Africa.

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Personal Life

Iyinoluwa spends most of his time in Lagos, but in the last couple of months he has been taking educational classes in Silicon Valley and in other parts of the US. He has been focused on business development courses as well as technology courses. In July 2018, he got married to his girlfriend.

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Awards

He is a recipient of several awards and honors 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 Net Worth

His net worth is not available.

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