Babs Ogundeyi

Babs Ogundeyi is a Nigerian fintech entrepreneur known for his entrepreneurial spirit and vision in leveraging technology to solve real-life challenges, particularly in the banking and financial services industry.

He is the Co-Founder and CEO of Kuda Bank, a fintech company on a mission to make financial services more affordable, accessible and rewarding for every African.


Babs is a true visionary, breaking barriers and reshaping the banking landscape in Nigeria.


With Kuda Bank, he has challenged the norms, introducing a digital-only platform that empowers people with banking services at their fingertips.


Founded in 2019, Kuda Bank is the pioneer of Africa’s Neobanks/fintech generation by offering banking services that let consumers conduct all of their transactions without visiting a physical office.


Babs’ journey is an inspiration to aspiring entrepreneurs everywhere. With determination and ingenuity, he turned a simple idea into a disruptive reality, proving that with the right mindset, anything is possible.


His contribution to Africa’s fintech ecosystem has earned him several awards, and he has previously been named one of the most influential people in African technology by Forbes and The Africa Report.


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