The UK social entrepreneur supports the ambitions of the innovative Nigerian bank


A Sheffield-based entrepreneur is helping to drive the ambition of entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

The Adam Bradford agency will organize the Inspiring Futures event at the Media One Hotel in Dubai Media City on November 17th and the co-founder of an innovative Nigerian brand is just one of the shortlisted candidates.

Leslie Emenalo, founder of Kobopay, was selected from an extremely competitive field of over 200 applicants following a grueling application process to compete for an award that includes a cash prize and professional mentoring.

Emenalo will present the concept of his business to a group of corporate “dragons” experts, including Adam Bradford (founder of the Adam Bradford agency), John Martin St Valery (president of the British Business Group), Helen Barrett (partner of CBD Corporate Services ), Adel Al Awadhi (executive chairman of The Corporate Group) and Vincent Bardet (representing FedEx).

Kobopay is a digital bank aimed at providing poor people with access to everyday financial services. It achieves this by aggregating financial services across a single, easy-to-use platform.

The product’s goal is to “democratize” financial services while facilitating trade and remittance services.

Adam Bradford, founder and CEO of The Adam Bradford Agency, said, “We were hugely impressed with the caliber of the candidates and the hopes, and it is a testament to the value, power and potential of Leslie’s business that Kobopay has emerged. from the field.

“We look forward to welcoming Leslie to the Inspiring Futures event, which will be a celebration of entrepreneurship and serve as a catalyst for corporate ambition, in line with the Adam Bradford Agency’s mandate to support enterprising young people. to achieve economic and social success. ”


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