How Kennedy Ekezie raised $11.6 million for his fintech startup

September 05, 2023 00:34:08
How Kennedy Ekezie raised $11.6 million for his fintech startup
Equity Merchants
How Kennedy Ekezie raised $11.6 million for his fintech startup

Sep 05 2023 | 00:34:08

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Hosted By

Chimgozirim Nwokoma

Show Notes

In 2021, Kennedy Ekezie co-founded Kippa with Duke Ekezie and Jephthah Uche. The startup, which provides financial management tools for more than 500,000 businesses, has raised over $11 million.

In this interview, Ekezie shares his experience raising venture capital as a first-time founder, insights from serving Africa's SMEs, and his tips for first-time founders.

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