5 Under 30 Youngest Nigerian Tech Entrepreneurs
Agriculture back then was the in thing for everybody before the advent of of oil which turned the fortunes of the country upside down, there is a mild shift away from oil to the booming tech sector with Nigerian Tech startups raising well over half a billion dollars last year 2019.
Below is a list of 5 youngest Nigerian Tech Billionaires under the age of 30 doing very well for themselves in the tech sector, this list was carefully generated based on funding rounds and individual company valuations and asset base.
1.) Iselowo Kolawole Kehinde :
Aged 28 years of age, he is the CEO and founder of TRENAGRIC, simple form for Technology and Renewable Energy In Agriculture for improved agricultural yield geared towards national food security for national development, a course he is passionate about.
Since the inception of the company he has since seen millions of Naira pouring in investment and revenue.
He is currently working on a new health startup known as Test In Transit, he as vast experience in programming, branding and communications
2.) Iyinoluwa Samuel Aboyeji :
Aged 28 years of age, the dark skinned complexion tech genius has gone ahead to build two very successful businesses names Andela that got the attention of Mark Zuckerberg and Flutterwave one one of the biggest and best payment processing platforms in Africa, he left both companies to start up a new investment business in Niger.
3.) Chidi Nwaogu: Aged 28 years of age, this serial entrepreneur is a force to reckon with on the whole technology scene in Nigeria has carved a niche for himself in the tech scene on Nigeria after going ahead to found and build many successful startups focusing on Africa, he is the current CEO of Publisheer (a digital distribution platform for all forms of arts by Nigerians entertainers). He is also a twin.
4.) Silas Adekunle: The young intelligent guru is just 28 years of age, Silas Adekunle is a Nigerian inventor technology entrepreneur known for creating the world’s first intelligent gaming robot. He earned a first class degree in Robotics from the University of the West of England. Despite Selling the startup at a rather early age and stage he has made a name for himself already as one of the most successful young entrepreneurs in Africa at large.
5.) John Oke: At 25 yeas of age, he is the co-founder/CEO of Wallet.ng, a digital wallet/payments solution that allows users make payments, transfer funds, pay bills and withdraw from ATMs. With their phone numbers, users can send and receive money, create virtual dollar cards to complete international transactions.
John and his friend Joseph Benson-Aruna founded the company to help users, especially millennials, enjoy an amazing experience while making payments, and also access other services that may not be available in Nigeria. He is probably the youngest on the list.