Paystack co-founder Ezra Olubi celebrates 36th birthday with these pictures

Today, Ezra Olubi, the co-founder and Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of PayStack, marks his 36th birthday.

Ezra is known as one of Nigeria’s pioneers of the online payment system. He’s a major player in Nigeria’s tech space who recently received a national award.

The 36-year-old founder, who has a unique fashion sense that has earned him diverse audiences on various social media platforms and caused controversy, shared these images.

He wrote, “happy 36th birthday to me but more importantly, happy 2nd anniversary of these pictures of luci and i”.

Indeed, the computer science graduate from Babcock University has come a long way. Here are some things to know about Ezra Olubi.

He works together with his co-founder Shola Akinlade, the brains behind PayStack. The payment company was the first Nigerian company to be accepted into the tech accelerator Y Combinator programme, with a funding of $120,000.

In 2018, an investment group led by the American company, Stripe contributed $8 million to Paystack. Between 2016 to 2018, the company raised $11.7 million from five rounds. Later, in 2020, PayStack was acquired by Stripe, a technology-based Company, for $200 million.

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