Ezra Olubi

Ezra Olubi (31): Co-Founder PaystacksDegree: B.Sc. Computer Science, Babcock University. Co-founded Paystacks with Shola Akinlade in 2015 when they discovered the online payments’ system is broken and unreliable. Paystacks became the first Nigerian tech firm to be accepted into the renowned incubator program – Y Combinator Program, based in Silicon Valley, and got seeded with $120, 000. As a result, they attracted investors all around securing $1.5 million from the likes of Tencent, M&S, Spark, Tokyo Founders’ Fund amongst others. The firm has processed over a billion naira since they left the beta stage of the incubator program. Hitherto co-founding Paystacks, Ezra was the CTO at Jobberman for 7 months. Before then, he was the Head, Software Imagio Limited for almost 2 years and CTO Delivery Science Incorporated in 2014.