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Tosin Osibodu, CEO of Chaka — Building the African Robinhood

Miguel Armaza sits down with Tosin Osibodu, Co-Founder and CEO of Chaka, a Nigerian digital investment platform that is bringing access to trade over 4,000 Nigerian and US stocks.

Tosin is a fintech veteran, serial entrepreneur, and also a proud alum of our very own University of Pennsylvania!

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Chaka’s journey and what it means to be the first Nigerian Fintech to receive a license by the Securities & Exchange Commission of Nigeria (SEC).
  • Challenges and opportunities of building startups in emerging markets
  • The amazing state of fintech in Africa and why these are the early days of a tech revolution
  • Entrepreneurial lessons … and a lot more!


Chaka is a technology solutions company on a mission to enable every business and person in Africa to access borderless digital investment and wealth management opportunities. The Chaka team combines investment expertise and best-in-class technology to provide reliable digital Investing, trading and wealth management solutions that are easy-to-use and easy-to-integrate.

Full interview → Spotify | Soundcloud | Apple

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Miguel Armaza is Co-Host of the Wharton Fintech Podcast and Co-Founder of Gilgamesh Ventures, a seed-stage investment fund focused on fintech in the Americas.

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