Tunde Kehinde

Tunde Kehinde

Tunde Kehinde, Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Lidya
Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Lidya

Tunde Kehinde is the Co-Founder and Co-Managing Director of Lidya (www.lidya.co), a leading Africa-focused fintech platform working to ease access to finance for SMEs across Africa.

Through its digital platform, Lidya analyzes over 100 data points to build a customized credit score, assess a customer for a loan and disburse loans to qualified businesses in as little as 48 hours. Lidya currently operates in Nigeria where over 20,000 businesses have signed up for its service and is backed by Accion and Newid Capital.

Tunde is a seasoned emerging markets entrepreneur who Co-Founded, Africa Courier Express, the leading last-mile eCommerce delivery company in Nigeria and Jumia Nigeria, the leading eCommerce platform in Nigeria.

Tunde has prior experience as a business development executive with Diageo in London and as an Investment Banking professional with Wachovia Securities in North Carolina and New York City.

Tunde holds a degree in Finance with honors from Howard University and an MBA Harvard Business School.


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