Startup Grind Nairobi - Hosts Ben Lyon of Kopo Kopo Inc
Starts: Thursday, 3 April, 2014 06:00pm
Ends: Thursday, 3 April, 2014 09:00pm
Ben Lyon is one of the co-founders of Kopo Kopo, Inc, a merchant services platform available to banks, mobile network operators and 3rd parties worldwide. Prior to co-founding Kopo Kopo, Ben studied Economics and International Studies at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, where he specialized in informal economics and micro finance.
Ben has served various roles while with Kopo Kopo – from product development to business development to international expansion. He is currently focused on building new products and partnerships to accelerate the growth of the business. Ben moved to Nairobi, Kenya in November 2010.
6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
Hosted By Betty Mutimba, Director of Startup Grind Nairobi
Co-founder of Valuraha a software company that develops financial literacy tools for the African finance industry. Entrepreneur, passionate about startups, passionate about creating opportunities that enable others to grow into their potential, passionate to see the African tech-preneurial scene bloom. Love to read. Love the outdoors. Always wanted to learn to play the guitar...