Babajide Duroshola, General Manager at M-KOPA & ex-Country Director, SafeBoda, joins Peace Itimi in the latest episode of “Founders Connect“.
Babajide is an experienced professional whose mission is to help founders build long-lasting technology-enabled companies in Africa. My experience spans tech, banking, and consulting. Babajide previously worked as a Community Manager with Andela, had stints in Access Bank and Phillips Consulting, and is the ex-country manager of Safeboda. Currently, he is the GM (Nigeria) of M-kopa.
M-Kopa is an African connected asset financing platform that provides underbanked customers in Africa with essential products, including solar lighting, televisions, fridges, smartphones & financial services. M-Kopa was launched commercially in 2012 and is headquartered in Nairobi.
He talks about his family and career background, his early days running a Tech company, the culture shock, and shifts he experienced, mistakes or challenges that have rocked his career, lessons learned, as well as moving around multiple companies and industries.
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