Olufunbi Falayi

CEO, Leadspace

Olufunbi is a Computer Science & Economics graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria and also studied Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Executive) at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GBS).
He is the CEO at Leadspace, a co-working space, an alternative commercial real estate business that provides shared infrastructure for entrepreneurs/founders of startups, small and medium size businesses, middle level corporate executives, freelancers and content creators.
He is a Co-Founder of Passion Incubator; an early stage technology incubator. He is also a Partner at Fastforward Student Innovation Fund.
He was the Center Manager at the Nigerian government-funded incubator IDEA NIGERIA (Information Technology Developers Entrepreneurship Accelerator) which supports 40+ startups per year developing solutions in different industry verticals.
Olufunbi is also the West Africa Lead for HiiL Innovating Justice Accelerator based in The Hague, Netherlands.
He is a recipient of the Islamic Development Bank Group (ISDB) Business Plan Competition Prize 2014 (Growth Track).
He was an advisor to startups at the Harvard Business School – African Business Conference 2015 in Boston and a Yahoo! Panelist on Innovation at the South by SouthWest (SXSW) Conference 2015 in Austin, Texas. He is presently a mentor at the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program (TEEP)
He recently Moderated the Swedish-Nigerian Business Conference 2016.

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