26-year-old founder wants to transform online payments in Africa

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, the 26-year old Founder of Flutterwave and Andela

Aboyeji is the Co-Founder of Flutterwave, a payments API that makes it easier for banks and businesses to process payments across Africa. The service allows consumers to pay for things in their local currency; Flutterwave takes care of integrating banks and payment-service providers into its platform so businesses don’t have to take on the expense and burden.

U.S. investors just poured $10 million of fresh funding into it. This sizable round comes one year after Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan led a $24 million funding round into another Africa-focused startup, Andela.

Andela, also co-founded by Aboyeji, trains and connects African developers to global companies for work.

Read more: How Flutterwave wants to change payments in Africa – Jul. 31, 2017

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