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Portfolio Company- Flutterwave raises $10.3m in Series A Funding to change payments in Africa- A trip down the lane with Iyin

As the media is  filled with news of Flutterwave’s recent Series A raise, I think back to the journey over the past six years with Flutterwave’s founder, the boldly audacious Iyin Aboyeji.  I first met Iyin Aboyeji sometimes in 2010/2011 … Continue reading

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Dying Slowly

By Martha Medeiros You start dying slowly if you do not travel, if you do not read, If you do not listen to the sounds of life, If you do not appreciate yourself. You start dying slowly When you kill … Continue reading

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Running to Rome!

“Redefining your limits is what makes great athletes — and great entrepreneurs.”— Unknown October 2013 found me on my way to Rome for the 2nd Rome Forum organized by the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance  – a network of highly educated young … Continue reading

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How ‘Afropreneurs’ will shape Africa’s future- CNN Feature

So my work got featured recently on CNN. See below; How ‘Afropreneurs’ will shape Africa’s future (CNN) — His full name is Idris Ayodeji Bello, but you might just call him “Afropreneur.” That’s the buzzword adopted by the young Nigerian … Continue reading

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Off to Cape Town:Roundtable Discussion with Honorable Trevor A. Manuel and Africa’s Social Entrepreneurs

The next few weeks are already showing up to be hectic, which is why when I drew up my study plan for my April exams, I myself doubted if I was ever going to abide by it with all the … Continue reading

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Why are you getting a degree in Global Health?

Why do you need a third Masters degree?  You mean you left a job in an oil company to go back to school? Are you a doctor? How does your past education and experience tie in with this degree? I … Continue reading

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