GET TO KNOW AYA

We’re advancing
Web3 in Africa

At Aya, we empower African innovation. Our story is one of resilience, innovation, and unwavering belief in the potential of Africa’s brightest minds.


We are driven by our vision to foster Africa’s talent and technological advancement in Web3 and Blockchain, contributing to the global tech ecosystem.

Our Vision

Economic innovation and growth fuelled by a borderless talent infrastructure.

Our Mission

To advance Africa’s footprint in the global tech ecosystem by training and connecting talents and building emerging technologies.

30+ projects built in hackathons and community challenges.

7,000+ applications received in 2 cohorts on Ayaversity

1,300+ talents in our Builder community and growing

Meet the team

2X Founders, 20+ Years of Experience

Eric Annan

CEO/Founder

Eric is our visionary founder who is an accomplished entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience. He previously co-founded Digital Kudi and KuBitX – a blockchain trading and remittance platforms.
Pishikeni Tukura

COO/Co-Founder

Pishikeni has over 7 years of experience in operations, product management, strategy development, customer relations, business development, and marketing.
Dennis Ukonu

CTO

Dennis is our Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and a seasoned blockchain-focused software engineer with a passion for innovative solutions.
Michael Lawal

Business Advisor & Partnership Lead

Michael is a 3-time founder with 15+ years of experience in various Blockchain sectors such as centralized finance, wealth preservation and sustainability.
Seun Omololu

Technical Business Lead

Oluwaseun is our esteemed Technical Business Lead, bringing over 7 years of expertise in Software Development and Project Management to the forefront of our team at Aya.

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