Iyinoluwa Aboyeji is the Founder of Flutterwave, a global payments technology company connecting Africa to the global digital economy with payments infrastructure that helps financial institutions and businesses.
Iyin in the checked shirt on the far left
Aboyej is an alumnus of Loyola Jesuit College, where he completed his Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination in 2007. Afterward he went to Columbia International College and earned degrees in International Development, Legal Studies, and Economics. Aboyej furthered his education at the University of Waterloo, where he earned a B.A in Legal Studies.
Loyola Jesuit College
At age 19, Aboyej started Bookneto.com in partnership with a friend. Bookneto.com is a social learning platform for sharing and organizing resources within learning communities. The company was acquired by the Canadian Innovation Center in 2013.
In 2013 Aboyej started Fora along with Ian Carnevale, Nadayar, and Bric. Fora is a distance learning platform for African universities. Fora enables young professionals in Africa to discover short certificate courses offered online or at universities and professional organizations in the United States.
In 2014 Iyinoluwa co-founded Andela. Andela was weaned Fora. He is listed among Forbes Africa’s 30 under 30. In 2016 he co-founder Flutterwave, a payments API that makes it easier for banks and businesses to process payments across Africa.