In this month’s episode of the Afritech XYZ Podcast, we speak to Baobab Network’s Head of Ventures, Arthur Chupeau. From the beautiful city of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, Arthur [fondly called Art] shared his business story and spoke to us about the tech scene in Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic. We share some insights here - www.afritech.xyz/blog
Listen on this conversation with Lead Analyst @ Techcabal, Olanrewaju Odunowo.
From the nascent period of the e-commerce boom in Nigeria, Olanrewaju has witnessed the beginnings of the historical rise of the Nigerian tech ecosystem and continues to play a significant part in its development to date. this conversation brings really interesting insight to the development of Nigerian tech, the challenges that founders and the ecosystem have faced, the opportunities for the future and the hopes that have been had and lost along the way.
You can connect directly with Olarenwaju here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/obaolanrewaju/
You can see Olarenwaju's work at Techcabal here - https://techcabal.com/author/oianrewaju/
Enjoy listening! Also, #ENDSARS
In this episode, Bayo Adelaja is speaking with Sam Eyob; a third culture kid, originally from Ethiopia then the US, then the UK, then Kenya, who's bringing his experience of banking to the fintech space as Principal at Lendable, the debt facilitator to fintechs in emerging and frontier markets.
With a significant depth of experience in traditional and non-traditional forms of finance, Sam’s perspective on Afritech is unique and valuable. In this conversation, Sam and I talk about the challenges facing fintech startups today.
You can connect with Sam on LinkedIn and Twitter.