Founder Institute Mentors

Abuja Virtual 2022

Founder Institute Mentors join weekly feedback sessions, host office hours, and in general provide you feedback every step of the way. In addition, through our Equity Collective, Mentors are invested in the success of your company both during and after the program.

See the list of current and past mentors for the Abuja program below.

Mentors

Abdul Hakeem

Abdul Hakeem Ajijola

Chairman, Consultancy Support Services (CS2) Ltd
Abubakar

Abubakar Abdullahi

Founder, The Front Office NG
Abubakar

Abubakar Sadiq

Group Executive Chairman , Canary Tech Ltd
Adedeji

Adedeji Owonibi

COO, Convexity
Afolabi

Afolabi Adetola

Managing Partner, Cedar Advisory Partners Limited
Afolabi

Afolabi Imoukhede

CEO, MCS Consulting Limited
Ahmad

Ahmad Mukoshy

Founder, Gigalayer
Ahmed

Ahmed Buhari

CEO, Skylar Inc.
Aituaz

Aituaz Kola Oladejo

Executive Director, Financial Services Innovators (FSI)
Ajuma

Ajuma Ataguba

Managing Director, Founder Institute, Abuja
Akindayo

Akindayo Akindolani

Founder, McAnderson Institute of Technology
Akindele

Akindele Phillips

CEO, Farmcrowdy
Amal

Amal Hassan

Founder/CEO, Outsource Global
Amal

Amal Hassan

Founder/CEO, Outsource Global
Amina

Amina Sambo

National Coordinator, Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Anna

Anna Ekeledo

Executive Director , AfriLabs
Arinze

Arinze Anyaeche

CEO, Estendo Power Products Co.
Ayobamigbe

Ayobamigbe Teriba

Relationship Operations, Ingressive Capital
Ayodeji

Ayodeji Abitogun

Lead Consultant, Management Edge
Azuka

Azuka Okofu

Group Head (SME), Bank of Industry
Bade

Bade Aluko

Managing Partner, White Hibiscus Capital
Bankole

Bankole Oloruntoba

CEO, NCIC
Basil

Basil Udotai Esq.

Managing Partner , Technology Advisors
Bernard

Bernard Frieder

Director, Analytics Intelligence
Bridget

Bridget Nwagbara

Founder, Viedial
Chinedum

Chinedum Ike Okafor

Associate Consel, EL SHADDAI CHAMBERS
Chioma

Chioma Agwuegbo

Founder, TechHer
CHIZARAM

CHIZARAM Ucheaga

Co-Founder, MAVIS COMPUTEL
Chris

Chris Foltz

Director, Founder Institute + Responsible Solutions Ltd + IRG 100 CMO's & Change Agents
Chukwuemeka

Chukwuemeka Nwakanma

CEO, Tobeit Consulting Limited
Comfort

Comfort Nkana

CEO, C.S. NKANA & ASSOCIATES
Damilare

Damilare Ogunleye

CEO, Hazina Ventures
Damilola

Damilola Olokesusi

Co-Founder & CEO, Shuttlers
Daniel

Daniel Steeves

CEO, Steeves Solutions
Dauda

Dauda Iliya

MD/CEO, DNI Consult + Abuja Angel Network
Davidson

Davidson Oturu

Partner, Aelex
Denise

Denise Williams

CEO & Co-Founder, SV-NED Inc.
Doyin

Doyin Adewola

CEO, Box Office Hub
Dr Sam

Dr Sam Nwosu

CEO, Secured Records Management Solutions Ltd
Dr. Rislan

Dr. Rislan Kanya

Director, Directorate of IT Services Chair Big Data Analytics and eGovernment Research Group at Baze University
Ekaette

Ekaette Umoh

Senior Advisor, H. Pierson Associates
Ekaette

Ekaette Umoh

Senior Advisor, H. Pierson Associates
Enifome

Enifome Emesakoru

Foreign Direct Investment: Researcher Analyst / Advisor, Ambitious Africa
Eric

Eric Kaigama

Founder/CEO , QNTM BLKCHN, Inc; Africa Chamber of Digital Commerce (ACOFDC); Pythagoras Capital
Eric

Eric Annan

Founder/CEO, Aya Holding LLC
Faiz

Faiz Bashir

CEO, FlexiSAF
Festus

Festus Akobundu

Consumer Connections Manager, Guiness Nigeria
Frances

Frances Obiago

Senior Associate, Aelex
Funlola

Funlola Akiode

Youth Advisor | Former Director at NCC (Licensing & Authorization), NCC
Gamaliel

Gamaliel Tanimomo

Lead Experience Officer, Scroll Consulting & Management Company
Hadiza

Hadiza Magoro

CEO, Koya Capital
Hafeez

Hafeez Kolawole

Founder/CEO, Kureen Ltd
Hannah

Hannah Oyewole

Founder, Young Ladies Club
Hauwa

Hauwa Yabani

CEO, Abuja Technology Village FZ Co
Ibilola

Ibilola Amao

CEO, Lonadek
Ibrahim

Ibrahim Bashir

Founder/CEO, dillali.com
Idowu

Idowu Akinde

Founder, Boolean Labs
Ife

Ife Adebayo

S.A(Innovation & Entrepreneurship), Office of the Vice President,Nigeria
Ifeanyi

Ifeanyi Orajaka

CEO, GVE Projects
Ifeoma

Ifeoma Malo

CEO, Clean Technology Hub
Ifeyinwa

Ifeyinwa Ufondu

Senior Associate, Benchmac & Ince
Ijeoma

Ijeoma Van Lare

Auditor, Shell
Ijeoma

Ijeoma Ozulumba

Executive Director/CFO, Development Bank of Nigeria
Japheth J

Japheth J Omojuwa

Founder and Chief Strategist , Alpha Reach
Jude

Jude Obiakor

Group Managing Director, FASYL Technology Group
Juliana

Juliana Imam

Founder, Juliana Imam Intellectual Property and Creative Consult (JIIPCC)
Kadir

Kadir Salami

CEO, Techspecialist Consulting
Kai

Kai Orga

Managing Director, ARM Investment Managers
Kalada

Kalada Apiafi

Chairman, Wider Perspectives Limited
Kazeem

Kazeem Tewogbade

CEO, Bluechip Technologies Ltd
Kelvin

Kelvin Biiranee

DGM/Group Head FINTEL, GTBank
Khalil

Khalil Halilu

Founder/CEO, ShapShap.com
Kola

Kola Aina

Founder, Ventures Platform Hub
Kunle

Kunle Alli

Head, Finance Risk & Controls, West Africa, Standard Chartered Bank
Lanre

Lanre Philips

CEO, Elpee Consults
Lawrence

Lawrence Olawale Roberts

CEO , MicroBoss Technologies
Lekan Azeez

Lekan Azeez Oganla

President CEO, SELLMedia Group
Leslie

Leslie Emenalo

CEO, Kobopay
Louisa

Louisa Ogwuru

CEO, Insiteful Solutions
Mark

Mark Kleyner

Co-Founder, Dream VC
Martin

Martin Mbonu

Director, Projects, MFS Africa
Mauricio

Mauricio Cardoso

Corporate Venture Manager, O POVO Communication Group
Mayokun

Mayokun Adeoti

CEO, Standard Business Operating Systems
Mercy

Mercy Olorunfemi

Program Manager, Work and Connect
Mercy

Mercy Olorunfemi

Program Manager, Connect Lab
Michael

Michael Oluwagbemi

Executive Partner, LoftyInc
Midowa

Midowa Gbededo

Market Analyst, Schlumberger
Mohammed B.

Mohammed B. Hussaini

CEO, Copious Energy
Mohammed Ibrahim

Mohammed Ibrahim Jega

Founder, Startup Arewa + Director, FI Abuja
Moses

Moses Saromi

CEO, First Icon Mutual Capital
Moussa

Moussa Boukar

Dean, School of Science, Nile University
Musa

Musa Ali Baba

CEO, Teasy Mobile
Nasir

Nasir Yammama

Founder/CEO, Verdant Agri-Tech
Ngozi

Ngozi Oyewole

CEO , NOXIE LIMITED
Nkechi

Nkechi Oguchi

CEO, Ventures Park
Nkoyo

Nkoyo Efretei

CEO, Insiteful Solutions
Nneka

Nneka Eze

Managing Director, VestedWorld
Noel

Noel Akpata

CEO, Stratex Pro
Obinnaya

Obinnaya Uruakpa

Team Lead/ C.E. O, Grand Renaissance International Ltd (GRIL)
Ofordile

Ofordile Tony-Okeke

Co-Founder, OrderPaper Nigeria
Ogochukwu Francis

Ogochukwu Francis Osifo

Co-Founder/VP, Engineering, 54gene
Olalekan

Olalekan Oshunkoya

Founder, eCove Space
Osasenaga

Osasenaga Enogieru

National Program Manager, Wennovation Hub
Owuno

Owuno Ogbeh

Founder, Farmore
Oyaje

Oyaje Idoko

CEO, Layer3 Tech
Perenami

Perenami Momodu

Partner, Aelex
Peter

Peter Ogedengbe

Team Lead, Exolve Tech
Philip

Philip Agbese Jnr.

Founder, CAVIC
Philip

Philip Agbese

CEO, Redemption Studio Ltd.
Prof. Ndubuisi

Prof. Ndubuisi Ekekwe

Founder, FASMICRO Group
Raji

Raji Mohammed

Co-Founder, MyLearningAcademy
Saidu

Saidu Abdullahi

President/CEO, Procentric IQ
Sam

Sam Immanuel

CEO, Semicolon Africa
Samson

Samson Igoche

Founder & CEO, Aiivon Global Innovations
Samuel

Samuel Akinniyi Ajiboyede

CEO, Zido
Samuel

Samuel Zibiri

Principal Partner, EL SHADDAI CHAMBERS
Segun

Segun Obakeye

CEO, 3Vine Link Solutions
Silvio Frank

Silvio Frank Pupo

CEO, Logos Capital Group
Simeon

Simeon Ononobi

CEO, Connected Analytics
Simi

Simi Olusola

CEO, Aspilos Foundation
Simiola

Simiola Olusola

Founder, Aspilos Foundation
Stella

Stella Uzochukwu

Country Director, Odyssey Foundation
Stephen

Stephen Akintayo

CEO, GtextGlobal
Sudhir

Sudhir Rathore

Co-founder , SURJEN
Taju

Taju Akande

Managing Partner, PKF Nigeria
Temitope

Temitope Isedowo

Programes Manager, AfriLabs
Tijjani

Tijjani Sule

Founder, Managing Partner, RedWolf Consult Limited
Tomi

Tomi Davies

Chief Investment Officer, GreenTec Capital Partners
Toye

Toye Arulogun

Chairman, The Tall and Wide Company Limited
Tunji

Tunji Oke

Co Founder, GetFundedAfrica
Uju

Uju Uzo Ojinnaka

CEO, Traders of Africa
Victor

Victor Igharo

Founder/CEO, Sociocapital
Yamani

Yamani Ibrahim

Founder, Investapool

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