African Changemaker

Samuel (Akinniyi) Ajiboyede

Samuel is a Nigerian disruptive digital innovator, a startup tech wizard, a serial entrepreneur, and an international keynote speaker.

Passionate about the tech revolution, Samuel has a huge experience in finance and global leadership and has grown a strong influence in Africa’s tech and digital spaces.

In 2019, he co-founded Zido Global, a financial operating system for the Supply chain. Connecting manufacturers & suppliers to carriers and the global market.


He is also the Founder & General Partner of Growth Africa Startups, an African pre-seed startup accelerator and investor helping entrepreneurs to build and scale their businesses through mentorship, access to funding, and market.

At Growth Africa Startups, Samuel is helping raise the next generation of Unicorns who will change Africa’s economy and unlock her prosperity. In 2022, he was recognized by His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, in the (Governance and Leadership) Category of the Royal African Awards.

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