Savvy MCM is Ezra Olubi of Paystack.

Ezra Olubi, Co-founder and Chief Technical Officer of Paystack, a modern online and offline payment gateway.

Ezra entrepreneurial innovative exploits in Fintech is the much needed example for budding entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

He is a talented IT professional with over 5 years of experience in developing result-oriented applications across the web, desktop, and mobile platforms. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Babcock University, Ogun State, Nigeria; where he was awarded ‘Programmer of the Year’ two consecutive times.

Earlier in his career, Ezra Olubi served as an IT Administrator at Business Management Consultant Limited, Web Application Developer at North Ocean Logistic and Solutions Ltd, Head of Developers and then Head of Product at Softcom, CTO at Jobberman, CTO at Delivery Science, and Director of Magic at Alexander Haring Ltd.

Ezra Co-founded Paystack with Shola Akinlade in 2015 when they discovered the online payments’ system is broken and unreliable. Paystack became the first Nigerian tech firm to be accepted into the renowned incubator program – Y Combinator Program, based in Silicon Valley, and got seeded with $120,000. As a result, they attracted investors all around securing $1.5 million from the likes of Tencent, M&S, Spark, Tokyo Founders’ Fund amongst others. The firm has processed over a billion naira since they left the beta stage of the incubator program.

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