Dimeji Falana

Dimeji Falana

CEO/Co-founder

Edves

A full-stack software developer with over a decade of experience in ERP Solution development for Banks, Schools, and Governments in Africa. A former trainer at the 2011 Massachusetts Institute of Technology AITI Summer program. I hold BSc. Computer Science and MBA (in view), the University of Chester, United Kingdom. A few years ago I co-founded Edves, an Edtech company to provide digital infrastructure for K-12 African schools. Edves won the Best Prize Transforming Education at the Seedstars World Summit 2018 in Switzerland, gone through 2 global accelerators and the scaling SaaS product is currently used in 1,000 schools in Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, Rwanda and Zimbabwe. In over 15 countries including North America, Asia, Africa, and Europe I have engaged in speaking and attending conferences, exhibitions, boot camps, and Workshops on Edtech and Startup growth programs. Seedstars 2018 Alumnus, Westerwelle 2019 Fellow, MindCET 2020 Alumnus and 2020 Business and Political delegate to German Bundestag, 2021 Africa-France Business delegate to Paris. "A ship in port is safe, but that is not what ships are for. Sail out to sea and do new things." - Grace Hopper