ENTREPRENEUR OF THE WEEK- OLUWATOSIN OLASEINDE
Oluwatosin Olaseinde is the founder of Money Africa, a financial literacy company that takes you on all you need to know about your money. They have an edtech platform built, they cover everything from treasury bills, currency risk, investing in local and foreign stock, government bonds, asset allocation, agrictech etc.
Money Africa leverages the power of social media, especially groups, to disseminate necessary financial knowledge and simplify financial terms for the millennial, hence getting them to make better decisions.
She is a chartered accountant with 10 years of experience in finance, across corporate finance, accounting, and financial management.
PROFILE OF OLUWATOSIN OLASEINDE
- Oluwatosin Olaseinde attended Queen’s College, Yaba, Lagos and was a member of the Debate Team.
- She has a BCom in Accounting (2nd Class Upper) from University of Johannesburg.
- She is a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
- She started her career at an audit firm in Johannesburg where she worked and learned for 3 years. At the audit firm, Oluwatosin was managing large teams auditing companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
- She continued to learn by contesting in CNBC Africa‘s Top Trader in South Africa where she was one of 8 contestants who traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange with virtual cash of R100,000.00.
- She was mentored by high profile industry experts, trained on fundamental and technical analysis skills, monitored market trends in real time, and analysed companies on the stock exchange.
- She then joined CNBC Africa as a Financial Reporter/Researcher, working from Lagos. She later joined Bloomberg TV Africa as a Senior Financial Analyst, and then British American Tobacco, as a Commercial Financial Manager.
- She then went on to establish Money Africa to help millennials make better financial decisions; from personal finance, to investments to business strategies and even personal development.
- She got her first job at the age of 20.