Derin Adebayo

Derin Adebayo

Associate, Endeavor Nigeria

Bio

Nigeria is a fundamentally poor country, with low consumption and failing infrastructure. Derin is trying to understand how businesses scale, given these constraints.

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How providing credit can unlock Nigeria's economy

Finance - 21 FEB 2020

How providing credit can unlock Nigeria's economy

How businesses are using credit to unlock new pools of demand and supply

Nigeria's FinTech future will be bundled

Finance - 10 JUL 2018

Nigeria's FinTech future will be bundled

Will Banks Become Fintechs before Fintechs Become Banks?

What’s Next In Nigerian Internet Tech?

Finance - 18 MAY 2018

What’s Next In Nigerian Internet Tech?

Looking at the past few decades of tech innovation in Nigeria as a guide to the future

Explainer: How The Nigerian Government Is Funded

Governance - 15 MAY 2018

Explainer: How The Nigerian Government Is Funded

How do the different levels of government earn and share revenue?

Scaling in Nigeria with no Middle Class

Finance - 04 MAY 2018

Scaling in Nigeria with no Middle Class

How do you build a large company in a country with a fragile middle class?

Five charts explaining PE Funding in Africa

Finance - 23 APR 2018

Five charts explaining PE Funding in Africa

Trends in the private equity sector in Africa

Let The Poor Have Babies

Finance - 12 JUN 2017

Let The Poor Have Babies

We generally underestimate the poor's understanding of the trade-offs involved in family planning.

Should Banks Be Scared Of Fintech?

Finance - 02 MAY 2017

Should Banks Be Scared Of Fintech?

Fintech platforms are the new kids on the block, but do banks have reason to be scared?