Unreasonable Fellows

Tunde Kehinde

Co-Founder and CEO at Lidya

Tunde is an Unreasonable Fellow. Tunde has participated in 2 programs, including Unreasonable GOALS 2023 (Brazil).
Tunde Kehinde is the CEO and co-founder of Lidya; which unlocks credit for Africans. Credit providers become excellent in digital lending by using Lidya's credit infrastructure to assess, disburse and collect loans. Lidya currently works with close to 20 lenders and has processed over $100m USD of digital loans, with a 99% repayment rate.
The company is backed by Omidyar Network, Accion, Newid Capital, Bamboo Capital and Alitheia Capital. Tunde is a seasoned emerging markets entrepreneur who co-founded Jumia, the leading eCommerce platform in Africa (NYSE: JMIA). Tunde has prior experience as a business development executive with Diageo in London and as an Investment Banking professional with Wachovia Securities in North Carolina and New York City. He holds a degree in Finance with honors from Howard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.