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Africa Tech - Speaker Bios


Fola Olatunji-David
Head of Startup Success and Services, Launchpad Africa, Google

Fola Olatunji-David is the co-lead for Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Africa, supporting early and seed stage startups on the continent with technology, networks and mentorship.
Fola has worked in technology based roles, creating channels for tech to interface with businesses in 10+ countries in different sectors including finance, retail and investment banking, education, media, power, agriculture, and he now focuses on building an African ecosystem that supports innovators and entrepreneurs.

Prior to Google, he led Ventures Platform startup accelerator, and also worked as Vice President of Business Development at Venture Garden Group, Nigeria where he led the group’s Finatech Division. He has also had prior experience working at CardinalStone Partners (Nigeria), Ninety East Financials (Mauritius), SET IT (Nigeria, UK), Stanbic IBTC Bank (Nigeria), and UCL Advances (UK).