African Changemaker

Uju Uzo-Ojinnaka

Uju is a Nigerian entrepreneur who aims to break down barriers to pan-African agri-trade.

She is the Founder and CEO of Traders of Africa (TofA), a Nigerian startup that operates an online marketplace for agricultural products.

Founded in 2017, Founders of Africa aims to connect African farmers with buyers worldwide, providing a platform for them to sell their products seamlessly and expand their markets.

Before founding Traders of Africa, Uju worked in finance and investment banking, including roles at Goldman Sachs and the African Development Bank.
Uju has been recognized as one of Africa’s most promising young entrepreneurs and was named one of Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 in 2019.

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