In today’s world, it is almost impossible to go a day without conducting at least one tech enabled financial transaction. However, we often forget to celebrate the people who make these daily transactions easy and smooth for us. Over the years, YNaija, a Nigerian online content publishing platform, typically known for its original publications in technology, business, lifestyle amongst others, have consistently recognized individuals making impact and pushing boundaries within their respective climes.
The platform recently announced a list of its top 100 most influential people in tech, individuals who have discovered innovative ways to make financial transactions a lot seamless. Listed amongst these extraordinary minds was Hanu Fejiro Agbodje of Patricia Technologies under the fintech category, He was listed amongst the likes of Olubenga Agboola of Flutterwave, Paystack founders Shola Akinlade and Ezra Olubi, Tayo Oviosu of Paga and others.
Hanu Fejiro Agbodje is the founder and CEO of Patricia Technologies, an e-commerce company that provides alternative solutions to payments through the use of cryptocurrency.
According to YNaija “Patricia has processed over 10 billion naira in transactions since inception. In 2020, Hanu was the recipient of numerous honours, including Africa Youth Awards, 100 Most Influential Young Africans, BusinessDay 2020 Bank and other Financial Services Award (BAFI AWARD), BusinessDay Next Bulls Award 2020, Scream Award for CEO of the year, Scream Award for Technology Company of the year”
Patricia Technologies became Hanu’s most successful brain child while he was in the university. After multiple attempts at several business ideas, and occasional ridicule from peers, Hanu discovered Patricia and since then, has been able to take the business from a one-man entity to a multi-billion Naira company in just over 4 years.
Hanu is typically known for his can-do spirit amongst other influential traits. His motivation to never backdown from a challenge was the major driving force in acquiring a major sponsorship deal for Patricia Technologies in the recently concluded Big Brother Naija Season 6 edition. In today’s fast paced world, young people like Hanu are constantly leading innovations with brilliant ideas and solving everyday problems.