Olufunbi Falayi


He is a Co-Founder of Passion Incubator; an early stage technology incubator and accelerator. He is also a Partner at Fastforward Student Innovation Fund. He also works as a Principal in Savannah Fund, driving investment in West Africa.

He was the Centre Manager at the Nigerian government-funded incubator IDEA NIGERIA (Information Technology Developers Entrepreneurship Accelerator) which supports 40+ startups developing solutions in different industry verticals.

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).

My Sessions

The future of work: Managing talent in the network age

In the network age, there are two independent players in an organisation: The company and the employee. Managing talent has shifted from the old employment model that offers perks to employees in exchange for working diligently to something more dynamic. It has been termed by some school of thought as “an alliance, a mutually beneficial […]