Oyin Solebo Named MD of ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator

ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Acceleratora Lagos-based program that provides funding, mentoring and networking to startups, has announced the appointment of Oyin Solebo as its pioneering CEO.

With her new appointment, Solebo will lead the program to identify the most promising startups and founders, while ensuring gender equitable participation and selecting the most resourceful network of partners to help participating startups grow into thriving and successful businesses. global brands.

Your background: Oyin Solebo describes himself as a business leader with investment management experience. He has an Executive MBA (with distinction) from the London Business School and a BA in Economics from the London School of Economics.

She is the Co-Founder and former COO of Movemeback, a Google-funded elite talent startup connecting professionals around the world with African opportunities. Having started her investment career at Goldman Sach, she has more than 15 years of experience in strategic leadership, investment and human capital development.

expected impacts: Commenting on the appointment, ARM Holding Company Group CEO Jumoke Ogundare said:

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  • “Oyin Solebo’s addition to ARM Labs Lagos’ Techstars Accelerator Program as Managing Director is in line with our goal to rapidly and exponentially drive growth for African entrepreneurs. We are confident that his presence on the team will foster the rapid innovation that we support in the African start-up ecosystem through this programme. As a co-founder herself, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to bear to ensure that startups benefit from the experience of this program to creatively and effectively scale their businesses.”

In case you missed it: Techstars, a global investment business that provides access to capital, one-on-one mentoring, and personalized programming for early-stage entrepreneurs, announced a strategic partnership with ARM Labs in April of this year.

  • The partnership was to launch the ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator Program. The 3-month batch program will focus on investing $120,000 each in 12 early-stage fintech and proptech startups based in Africa.
  • It will also provide training and access to Techstars extensive network of world-class entrepreneurs, 7,000+ mentors, 20,000+ investors and corporate partners.

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