From Vision to Venture: Lessons in Startup Success W/ Ayobami Oyaleke(Mainstack)

Feb 23, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Join us for an insightful fireside chat with Ayobami Oyaleke, a seasoned entrepreneur and CEO of Mainstack, as we delve into the intricate landscape of startup entrepreneurship. With a remarkable journey marked by the founding and scaling of multiple ventures, Oyaleke brings a wealth of experience and wisdom to the table.

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About this event

Join us for an insightful fireside chat with Ayobami Oyaleke, a seasoned entrepreneur and CEO of Mainstack, as we delve into the intricate landscape of startup entrepreneurship. With a remarkable journey marked by the founding and scaling of multiple ventures, Oyaleke brings a wealth of experience and wisdom to the table. In this discussion, we'll explore the twists and turns of navigating the startup ecosystem, from inception to growth and beyond. Discover firsthand the challenges, triumphs, and invaluable lessons Oyaleke has encountered on his entrepreneurial odyssey.

Whether you're an aspiring founder, seasoned entrepreneur, or simply intrigued by the dynamics of startup culture, this conversation promises to offer actionable insights and inspiration for success in the ever-evolving world of entrepreneurship.


About the Speaker

Ayobami Oyaleke, the CEO of Mainstack, spearheads a groundbreaking US-based fintech startup that has recently secured a coveted position among the top 20 startups at the prestigious TechCrunch Startup Battlefield competition. As the sole Nigerian-led startup to reach this stage, Mainstack stands as a beacon of innovation and representation on the global startup landscape.

Mainstack, under Oyaleke's guidance, specializes in fintech solutions, offering entrepreneurs a seamless platform to showcase their offerings and accept payments from a diverse global audience. Its no-code API platform revolutionizes the process, enabling entrepreneurs to establish digital storefronts, generate invoices, and manage bookings effortlessly. This innovative approach underscores Oyaleke's commitment to empowering entrepreneurs and creators worldwide, bridging the gap between technological advancements and business opportunities.

Oyaleke's entrepreneurial journey is marked by a history of success, with Mainstack being the latest culmination of his vision and expertise. Before founding Mainstack, Oyaleke founded Placements.ng, a startup that created internship opportunities for Nigerians. About 2,000 organisations used the platform to recruit 5,000 interns. The startup went on to win Techpoint Build's maiden startup competition, PitchStorm, in 2018. 

Ayobami has built four startups in the last 10 years, spoke at TEDx & Google I/O Extended among others and previously worked at Microsoft & Meta.

As Mainstack continues to make waves in the fintech industry, Oyaleke's leadership remains integral to its success, driving innovation and shaping the future of digital commerce.

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Speaker

  • Ayobami Oyaleke

    Mainstack

    CEO

When

When

Friday, February 23, 2024
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM UTC

Organizers

  • Mayokun Adeoti

    Startup Grind

    Director

  • Phin Mpofu (Startup Grind)

    Startup Grind

    Director, Success + Community

  • Tini Mamuchashvili

    SG HQ

    Community Manager for Europe & Africa

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Mainstack

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