Michael Opeyemi Bamide is a Nigerian entrepreneur and software engineer. He is the founder and CEO of Flutterwave, a payments company that is valued at over $3 billion. Bamide is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa and has been recognized by Forbes as one of the “30 Under 30” in Africa in 2021.
Michael Opeyemi Bamide Early Life
Michael Opeyemi Bamide was born in Lagos, Nigeria, in 1993. He grew up in a poor family and had to work hard from a young age. He attended the University of Lagos, where he studied computer science.
Michael Opeyemi Bamide Education
Bamide graduated from the University of Lagos with a degree in computer science in 2014. He then went on to attend the University of Oxford, where he earned a Master of Science degree in computer science in 2016.
Michael Opeyemi Bamide Career
Bamide founded Flutterwave in 2016. The company provides a payments platform that allows businesses in Africa to accept payments from around the world. Flutterwave has quickly become one of the most popular payments platforms in Africa and has processed over $10 billion in transactions since its launch.
Michael Opeyemi Bamide Achievements
Bamide is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa. He has been recognized by Forbes as one of the “30 Under 30” in Africa in 2021. He has also been awarded the “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” award by the African Leadership Academy.
Michael Opeyemi Bamide Net Worth
Michael Opeyemi Bamide’s net worth is estimated to be over $100 million. He is one of the richest entrepreneurs in Africa and has made a significant fortune from his success with Flutterwave.