Fingo is building a pan-African digital bank. Today, most Africans pay 5-15% fees to transfer money to friends, family, or businesses - with Fingo these fees will be 90% cheaper. In 240 seconds, any young person will be able to access a full suite of financial services including personal, business, investment and savings accounts.
Kiiru is the co-founder and CEO of Fingo Africa. Fingo is the first youth focused Pan-African Neo-Bank. Previously he was part of the team at Acorn Holdings, the largest private developer of real estate in East Africa, being the first Kenyan company to successfully list a bond on the London Stock Exchange. Kiiru is a Philosophy, Politics and Economics graduate from the University of Warwick.
Experienced technology founder. Engineered for over a decade, Built outdoor advertising automation allowing advertisers to upload their ads to digital billboards and pay digitally from their devices, and multiple other systems. (Think Instagram ads but on outdoor advertising) Now Joining 3 others to build the largest Neobank for Africa at Fingo.
Trying to bring banking to the African youth! Just a kid who loves interesting problems and creating viable solutions that will outlast me.
Former Engagement Manager at McKinsey focused on corporate business building and digital banking. Previously recognized as a Forbes 30 Under 30 and Alibaba eFounder with last venture.