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Founder Institute Mentors

Lagos 2020

The Founder Institute carefully recruits 20-40 Local Mentors per cohort, and we typically only accept Mentors that have built or led fast-growth technology businesses.  

Our Mentors join weekly feedback sessions, host office hours, and in general provide you feedback every step of the way. In addition, through the Founder Institute's Equity Collective, Mentors are invested in the success of your company both during and after the program, and many have become formal advisors and investors to our Alumni. 

Mentors

'Mohammed

'Mohammed Aliyu

Founder, Mentor and Chief Operating Officer, Cloud Exchange
Abisola

Abisola Longe

CEO, Productivity Plus
Adebola

Adebola Adeyemi

Partner, PAC Solicitors.
Adeoye

Adeoye Abodurin

Director , Xpos Technologies
Adeyemi

Adeyemi Ajayi

Partner, Exitum Consulting Limited
Albert

Albert Afolabi

Chief Operating Officer, TM30
Atul

Atul Kshetry

Managing Director, Hoesch Pipe Mills (Nig) Ltd.
Ayo

Ayo Animashaun

Founder/CEO, Smooth Promotions
Ayo

Ayo Adegboye

MD, BCX
Babafemi

Babafemi Lawal

MD/CEO, Synergon Infrastructure Limited
Banke

Banke Alawaye

CTO, aCubed Limited
Bayo

Bayo Adedeji

CCO, Wakanow
Bina

Bina Idonije

Senior Labour & Employment Legal Counsel, GE Africa
Biodun

Biodun Ogunlabi

Founder/CEO, 3 Way Communcations Limited
Biola

Biola Akinyemi

DevOps Engineer at Deloitte Digital, Deloitte Digital
Biyi

Biyi Oladipo

Treasurer, NIRA
Bolanle

Bolanle Afuye

Head of Digital Services, 9mobile
Bunmi

Bunmi Teru

Principal Consultant, Alfred & Victoria Associates
Charles

Charles Emembolu

CEO, Crestsage Limited
Charles

Charles Anudu

CEO, Swift Networks
Chidinma

Chidinma Onwubere

Associate, PAC Solicitors
Chinenye

Chinenye Mba Uzoukwu

CEO, InfoGraphics Nigeria
Chinwike

Chinwike Ezebube

Lawyer, Tochukwu Onwugbufor& Co (SAN)
Chioma

Chioma Agwuegbo

Founder, TechHerNG
Collins

Collins Onuegbu

CEO, Signal Alliance
Dave

Dave Emnett

Co-Founder, Ozé
David

David Olaniyan

Founder/CEO, Startup Builder
David

David Adebayo

Head, Distribution and Supply Chain Banking, Stanbic IBTC
David

David Hundeyin

West Africa Correspondent, The Africa Correspondent
Debo

Debo Ogunrinde

CEO, Mediva Company Limited
Deepankar

Deepankar Rustagi

Founder, VConnect
Desiree

Desiree Craig

VP, Product & Technolog, uLesson
Dotun

Dotun Olowoporoku

Associate Director, Novastar Ventures Limited
Dr. Omobola

Dr. Omobola Johnson

Senior Partner, TLcom Capital LLP
Dr.(H.C.) Peter Adewale

Dr.(H.C.) Peter Adewale Obadare

Founder/COO, Diital Encode Limited
Ehi

Ehi Braimah

CEO , Neo Media & Marketing
Ehia

Ehia Erhaboh

Chief Transformation Officer, Interswitch Group
Emilia

Emilia Asim Ita

Founder/Practice Director, AML
Eni

Eni Abugo

Co- Founder, Automotive Consulting
Eteobong

Eteobong Tom

Legal Associate, Benchmac & Ince
Etop

Etop Ikpe

CEO, Cars45.com
Fayo

Fayo Williams

Managing Consultant, Simply Exponential Consult Limited
Femi

Femi Awosika

CEO, Robert and John Ltd.
Gbemi

Gbemi Akande

Program Manager, Product Innovation, TribeScale
Geoffrey

Geoffrey Weli Wosu

Co-Founder, Director Legal Compliance and Marketing, VoguePay
Gordy

Gordy Oshoko

CEO, Treadgold Ltd.
Honey

Honey Ogundeyi

Country Director, , UK - Nigeria Tech hub
Ibrahim

Ibrahim Salau

CEO , Environmental Accord
Ife

Ife Olatunji

Founder, Metamorph
Ifeanyi

Ifeanyi Akosionu

Business Director, Verraki Africa
Ifenyinwa

Ifenyinwa Ufondu

Senior Associate, Benchmac & Ince
Innocent

Innocent Chukwuma

Regional Director, West Africa at Ford Foundation
Isaiah

Isaiah Oreweme

Partner, PAC Solicitors.
Iyinoluwa

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

Co-founder, Future.africa
Jane

Jane Egerton Idehen

Country Manager, Avanti Communications Group plc
Jean Marc

Jean Marc Ricca

Managing Director , BASF West Africa
Joel

Joel Omeike

Founder CEO, P4PE Institute
John

John Obaro

CEO, SystemSpecs (Remita)
Kate

Kate Henshaw

Actress, Nollywood
Kayode

Kayode Aladesuyi

CEO, AdsMyWay
Kazeem

Kazeem Sanni

Product Manager, Correspondent Banking Products , StanbicIbtc
Kelechi

Kelechi Nwosu

Managing Director, TBWA\CONCEPT
Kola

Kola Aina

Founding Partner, Ventures Platform
Lanre

Lanre Ore

Founder, Kkon Technologies
Lekan

Lekan Agbaje

Head, Self Service Channels , StanbicIbtc
Lola

Lola Esan

Director, Ernst & Young
Maxwell

Maxwell Ampong

CEO, Maxwell Investment Group
Michael

Michael Oluo

Co-Founder/CEO, Signaleats
Morakinyo

Morakinyo Animasaun

CEO, Netplus Limited
Nkemdilim

Nkemdilim Uwaje Begho

Owner, Future Software Resources Ltd.
Nkiru

Nkiru Balonwu

Managing Partner, RDF
Nnamdi

Nnamdi Ezeigbo

Founder, SLOT Systems Limited
Obi

Obi Asika

Chairman, Social Media Week Lagos
Obi

Obi Ozor

CEO, Kobo360
Obi

Obi Anusiem

Co-founder & CEO, NGEX, LLC
Olajide

Olajide Ola

Head, Ecosystem, Business Banking, StanbicIbtc
Olalekan

Olalekan Akinyele

Deputy Creative Director , Dare Create
Olamide

Olamide Afolabi

Co-founder, Sanwo Touch2Pay Technology Services Limited
Oluyomi

Oluyomi Ojo

Founder/CEO, Printivo
Ommo

Ommo Clark

Founder, iBez
Onyeka

Onyeka Akumah

Founder, Farm Crowdy
Oreoluwa

Oreoluwa Shomolu Lesi

Founder, Women's Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC)
Ovie

Ovie Adasen

Head Innovation, Digital Enablement & Analytics (IDEAs), StanbicIbtc
Pius

Pius Okigbo

CEO, InfoSoft Nigeria Limited
Saidu

Saidu Abdullahi

Google Head of Partnerships, Next Billion Users, Sub Saharan Africa
Sam

Sam Ohuabunwa

FI Mentor
Sandra

Sandra Oyewole

Partner, Olajide Oyewole LLP
Satoshi

Satoshi Shinada

GP, Kepple Africa Ventures
Sean

Sean Burrows

COO, Ingressive Capital
Segun

Segun Adeyemi

Manager, Jumo World
Shehu

Shehu Umar

Director, WattlinQ
Simeon

Simeon Ononobi

Co-founder/CEO, Thank U Cash
Solabomi

Solabomi Adedeji

Partner/COO, Platform Capital Investment Partners
Sunny

Sunny Ameh

Country/Commercial Unit Head; Nigeria, Syngenta
Temple

Temple Ezebuike

Associate Company, Benchmac & Ince
Timi

Timi Olagunju

Senior Consultant , Grounds Consulting
Tobenna

Tobenna Okoli

FMCGnaija, Creator/Founder
Tomi

Tomi Davies

Collaborator-in-Chief, TechnoVision
Tosin

Tosin Faniro Dada

Head, Lagos Innovates, LSETF
Tunde

Tunde Coker

-, 2and2.co
Tunji

Tunji Abioye

Founder/CEO, Fuel Communication Limited
Uzo

Uzo Anekwe

Head Business Development, Connect Nigeria
Victor

Victor Adewusi

Chief Data officer, Stanbic IBTC
Wilfred

Wilfred Mamah

Head, Digital Strategy, Stanbic IBTC

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