Tunde Kehinde

Co-Founder, Lidya,(Modern bank for Africa)

Tunde Kehinde is the Co-Founder of Lidya, modern bank for Africa, helping Africans access credit, savings, and personal investing products. Lidya helps the 335 million African businesses and individuals who use the internet, to open an account online in 15 minutes, deposit funds, and access credit in as little as 3 days.

Tunde is also the Co-Founder of ACE (www.ace.ng), a technology-enabled logistics platform, enabling eCommerce companies, financial institutions and Healthcare businesses to ship items directly to consumers across Nigeria with plans to expand across Africa. ACE shipped to close to 400,000 customers, and collected close to $12 million United States Dollars in payments on behalf of 1,000 merchants.

Tunde Kehinde is the Co-Founder and former Managing Director of Jumia.com, Nigeria’s Number eCommerce Platform which he helped grow the business from 5 employees to close to 1,000 employees serving customers all over Nigeria. Prior to Jumia, Tunde co-founded Bandeka.com, an online dating platform identified by Forbes as one of the hottest tech start-ups in Africa. Tunde has prior experience as a business development executive with Diageo in London and as an Investment Banking professional with Wachovia Securities in North Carolina and New York City. Tunde holds a degree in Finance with honors from Howard University and an MBA Harvard Business School.