African Changemaker

Razaq Ahmed

Razaq is a Nigerian tech entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Cowrywise.

The startup provides investment management for Africans and enables access to savings and investment products securely.

Before founding Cowrywise in 2017, Razaq launched Sart Partners, an investment management and financial advisory firm that offered companies strategic, financial and industry expertise.

At Cowrywise, Razaq has led the startup to become one of the leading fintech platforms in Africa.
The company is the first to be accepted into the Catalyst Fund program in Nigeria and has previously received support from JP Morgan and UK Aid.

 

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