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Flutterwave CEO – Olugbenga Agboola Bio, Family, Career & Net worth

Olugebenga Agboola is one of the leading names in the tech space, especially when it comes to fintech. He is the Co-Founder and CEO of Flutterwave, a payment processing company in Africa with presence in United States that provides financial services to financial institutions and businesses.

Olugbenga Agboola has been in the fintech industry for many years now. He has also worked in other firms such as PayPal, Guarantee Trust Bank, Google Wallet, Sterling Bank and Access Bank among others. He is a certified ethical hacker, as well as certified security analyst and Microsoft certified system engineer born in Lagos, Nigeria and grew up in America where he studied at the MIT Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Olugbenga Agboola is also a graduate of the MIT Sloan School of Management as well as holding master’s degrees in Information Technology Security and Behavioral Engineering. He has an extensive background in software engineering and has worked in various companies around the world. As a result of his extensive experience, he has worked on various banking solutions for various banks in Nigeria. He also has interests in management, marketing and the banking sector which led him to create Flutterwave, a payment processing software that helps facilitate payments securely from any bank account.

Olugbenga Agboola is now serving as the CEO of Flutterwave, an American-based payment processing company with presence in Nigeria. The company helps businesses and financial institutions to easily send and receive money across Africa. Recently, the company raised $20 million in funding from United States-based Capital Factory which would be used to expand the company’s reach and make it an international player. The firm also raised $10 million in Series A funding from Legend Ventures, Stonebridge Capital, and Y Combinator. It was founded by Olugbenga Agboola and Grant Fighter.

Career

Olugbenga Agboola is the Co-Founder and CEO of Flutterwave, a payment processing company in Africa that serves financial institutions and businesses. Agboola is also a certified ethical hacker, as well as certified security analyst and Microsoft certified system engineer. He has an extensive background in software engineering and he has worked for various companies around the world.

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Olugbenga Agboola has worked in various firms such as PayPal, Guarantee Trust Bank, Google Wallet, Sterling Bank and Access Bank among others. He is also a software engineer and holds an extensive background in software development. As a result of his extensive experience, he has worked on various banking solutions for various banks in Nigeria. He also has interests in management, marketing and the banking sector which led him to create Flutterwave, a payment processing software that helps facilitate payments securely from any bank account.

He worked at British Telecom Professional Services as an Application Developer from Jan 2003 – January 2004 before joining Paypal as an Application Engineer in 2004. After working at Paypal for a year, he joined the Guarantee Trust Bank’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solution Development team from Jan 2005 – Mar 2009 where he developed deeper interests in networking and architecture technology. He then moved to Standard Bank Nigeria where he worked as the Product Developer for a couple of years.

Flutterwave Incorporation

As a result of his extensive experience, he has worked on various banking solutions for various banks in Nigeria. He also has interests in management, marketing and the banking sector which led him to create Flutterwave, a payment processing software that helps facilitate payments securely from any bank account.

Olugbenga Agboola is now serving as the CEO of Flutterwave, an American-based payment processing company with presence in Nigeria. The company helps businesses and financial institutions to easily send and receive money across Africa. Recently, the company raised over 200 million in Series D funding making the company to be worth over $3 billion in just seven years.

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The funding was purposed to make the company expand its presence and make it an international player. With the new funds, it is anticipated that the firm will be able to extend its reach to other African countries.

Relationship & Girlfriend

Olugbenga Agboola likes to keep his relationship private. He does not like to discuss about it during interviews. As a result, there are no any records of him having a girlfriend or being married in the past or present.

Family

From the past interviews he had, Olugbenga, also known as GB, likes to keep his family ties too private. He has mentioned several times that he tries as much as possible to keep his family issues and relationships out of the public.

Net Worth & Earnings

Olugebenga Agboola has worked in various companies around the world such as PayPal, Guarantee Trust Bank, Google Wallet, Sterling Bank and Access Bank among others.

As a result of his huge success in the fintech industry, Olugbenga Agboola is estimated to be worth about $2 million. This amount comes from his numerous years of hard work and the massive success he has also made it to the Forbes 40 under 40 list.

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