San Francisco, 18 August 2022: Glynn Capital, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm, has included Olugbenga ‘GB’ Agboola, Founder and CEO of Flutterwave, Omosalewa Adeyemi, Senior Vice President of Global Expansions and Partnerships, and Kanyinsola Adepoju, Head of Investor Relations, Flutterwave in its Glynn 100 list of Technology and Finance Members.
Glynn 100 is a curated network which celebrates global leaders within Technology, Finance, IT, Marketing, Human Resources, and Security who have distinguished themselves in their industry and business. Other members of the list include executives from Meta, Stripe, Citigroup, Carta, and Okta among many others.
Mr Agboola became CEO of Flutterwave in 2018 and has since led the company to a valuation of over $3bn achieved following the recently completed Series D financing round. Mr Agboola’s software engineering background and expertise in enterprise architecture and payments facilitated his work in major institutions such as the Royal Bank of Scotland as a Business Entrepreneur and Africa Fintech Foundry as a Senior Entrepreneur in Residence. He has been named African Leadership Magazine’s Young Business Leader of The Year (2020).
Ms Adeyemi, Senior Vice President of Global Expansions and Partnerships at Flutterwave, joined the company in 2017 and has led Flutterwave’s market expansion initiative, which saw the business growing its operations from 1 to 33 countries. She started her career in Triage Consulting where she was promoted to Senior Associate before joining Flutterwave. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and MIT Sloan School of Management.
Ms Adepoju joined Flutterwave in 2017 and became Investor Relations Manager in 2019, helping the company through its Series C and D rounds which valued the company at over $1bn and $3bn respectively. She has a background in Economics and Finance from the University of San Francisco.
Glynn Capital seeks to be a long-term investor in a limited number of companies with world-class management teams, sustainable business models, and long-term growth potential. The firm has been an investor in Stripe, Meta (FKA Facebook), Intel, Okta, Slack, Bolt, Evernote, LinkedIn, Dropbox, DocuSign, and Etsy, among other companies. Glynn Capital has been an investor in Flutterwave since 2017. The firm launched Glynn 100 in late May of 2022 with over 300 members with the intent to add value to company builders and industry practitioners.
“We’ve been supporting Flutterwave since 2017, specifically with introductions to candidates and enterprise executives looking to expand business in Africa. The Glynn 100 ecosystem is a win-win design for all included” stated Kim Moore, Partner – Value Creation, Glynn Capital.
Olugbenga GB Agboola, Founder and CEO, said: “It is an honor for me to be included in this exclusive list of technology leaders. I am most excited about Omosalewa Adeyemi and Kanyinsola Adepoju’s inclusion. They have been inspirational leaders in our team, helping Flutterwave make great strides in our bid to reach all parts of the world with our products and services. I hope our inclusion in this exclusive list encourages every entrepreneur and leader to keep growing and impacting lives.”