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Wemimo Abbey

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Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Esusu

Wemimo Abbey is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Esusu, a financial technology company advancing rent reporting and data solutions for credit building and one the first Black-owned unicorn fintechs. Prior to Esusu, Wemimo founded Clean Water for Everyone, a global social venture providing affordable access to clean water for 250,000+ people in six countries. He also founded a data analytics company designed to gather machine-readable data on NGOs operating in Africa which was acquired in 2014. Previously, Wemimo was a Mergers and Acquisitions Consultant at PWC, where he worked on more than 20 deals, and gained valuable experience working with Accenture, European Commission, and Goldman Sachs. Wemimo has been named to the 2022 Fortune 40 Under 40, 2022 Crain’s 40 Under 40, the 2022 Bloomberg New Economy Catalyst, and the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 list, among others. He regularly speaks at global conferences, has presented at the United Nations, the World Food Prize, the Clinton Global Initiative, and has testified in front of the U.S. Congress on combating “tech bro” culture.

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