Oluwatosin Olaseinde is a highly experienced chartered accountant with a decade of expertise in accounting, auditing, taxation, and corporate finance. She is also the Founder/CEO of Money Africa, an innovative ed-tech platform designed to equip over 200,000 individuals with financial literacy and investment skills using technology.
Her deep understanding of financial literacy has driven her to create an ecosystem of financially literate individuals through her platform. Her passion for developing a platform that provides Millennials and Gen Z equal access to wealth accumulation techniques led to the creation of Money Africa and Ladda.
Oluwatosin, a graduate of the University of Johannesburg and other higher institutions has established a credible reputation for simplifying complex financial concepts into easily understandable language. Her dedication to educating thousands of social media followers earned her the 2020 LinkedIn Top Voice of Finance and Economy award. Her discussion topics include budgeting, debt, saving, and investments. Furthermore, her multichannel communication platforms allow for relatability with her community and help champion the financial literacy movement in Africa.
Oluwatosin is a Washington Mandela Fellow and a finalist for The Future Awards in 2019. She was also chosen as one of the top 100 women by The Leading Ladies Africa and was among the top 8 traders by CNBC Africa in 2012. Oluwatosin is a Golden Key International Honour Society member and has delivered a TEDx talk. She has been featured on BBC UK, Al Jazeera, CNN, Guardian, and other media outlets. Additionally, she’s recognized as one of the Top 50 African Business Heroes.
She strongly advocates financial literacy and women’s empowerment in Africa. She has been featured in several interviews expressing her support for women’s financial independence. Oluwatosin believes that empowering women financially will also empower their families and communities. In addition, she encourages private and public companies to create an inclusive environment for women, as financially literate employees are happier and more productive.
Oluwatosin’s Money Africa is the go-to organization for financial education, offering a vast array of resources that cover critical financial topics. Their ed-tech platform provides subscribers with everything they need to know about treasury bills, currency risk, local and foreign stock investment, government bonds, asset allocation, and agritech. The company also targets kids via its subsidiary – Money Africa Kids. Money Africa Kids is a company subsidiary dedicated to developing financial literacy skills in young children, equipping them with the knowledge they need to secure a financially independent future. Ladda, another brainchild of Oluwatosin, has revolutionized financial services by serving as a one-stop-shop for all financial needs, providing information on investment opportunities to those whose traditional financial needs have previously been underserved.
Described as “the new face of money” by The Guardian, Oluwatosin continues to break newer grounds in championing financial literacy in Africa. With her smart team, she aims to spread the message of personal finance to as many as she can and advise them on wise decisions to make the best of their money.