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Dozy Mmobuosi

Founder & Group CEO

Tingo Inc

Washington, DC, USA

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Dozy’s Biography

Dozy Mmobuosi is a technology entrepreneur, philanthropist and passionate campaigner for social and technological advancement in Africa.

Dozy is the Founder and CEO of Tingo, Inc., Africa’s leading Agri-Fintech company and Tingo International Holdings, Inc. (TIH), an investment firm focused on identifying and making targeted acquisitions in the technology sector. Tingo is helping to deliver financial inclusion to millions of SME farmers and women-led businesses in Africa.

In 2002 Dozy led the design and launch of Flashmecash, Nigeria’s first SMS Banking Solution, later sold to FMCB and still in use today. Dozy has also acted as an advisor to several large corporations and has extensive business experience in Bulgaria, China, SE Asia, UAE, USA, and the UK.

Global challenges such as climate change, food security and social upliftment shape the direction of Dozy’s philanthropic ventures and in December 2021 he launched the Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to promote the progress of Africa, and Mmobuosi has pledged to donate 10% of his net worth to the cause.

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Dozy Mmobuosi is a technology entrepreneur, philanthropist and passionate campaigner for social and technological advancement in Africa.

Dozy is the Founder and CEO of Tingo, Inc., Africa’s leading Agri-Fintech company and Tingo International Holdings, Inc. (TIH), an investment firm focused on identifying and making targeted acquisitions in the technology sector. Tingo is helping to deliver financial inclusion to millions of SME farmers and women-led businesses in Africa.

In 2002 Dozy led the design and launch of Flashmecash, Nigeria’s first SMS Banking Solution, later sold to FMCB and still in use today. Dozy has also acted as an advisor to several large corporations and has extensive business experience in Bulgaria, China, SE Asia, UAE, USA, and the UK.

Global challenges such as climate change, food security and social upliftment shape the direction of Dozy’s philanthropic ventures and in December 2021 he launched the Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to promote the progress of Africa, and Mmobuosi has pledged to donate 10% of his net worth to the cause.

In January 2023 Dozy founded the Dozy Mmobuosi Leadership Centre (DMLC), in partnership with the University of Oxford. The Centre’s focus is on African leadership, academic excellence and the transformative power Africans can have on their continent. The first cohort will arrive in Oxford in February 2023, with 35 students from across Africa attending the programme.

Dozy holds a BSc in Political Science, and an MSc in Economics from Ambrose Alli University in Nigeria. He also holds a doctorate in Rural Advancement from Universiti Putra Malaysia. In 2022 he completed the Advanced Management & Leadership Programme at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
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Dozy’s Newsfeed

Five Major Companies Leveraging On Africa’s Untapped Rich Potentials To Create Wealth

This article looks at five major companies leading the charge on Africa’s development including Tingo Inc, founded by Dozy Mmobuosi.

Technology entrepreneur, Dozy Mmobousi, to launch the Dozy Mmobuosi Leadership Centre

Dozy Mmobuosi has launched the Dozy Mmobuosi Leadership Centre (DMLC) in Oxford, UK.

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Dozy’s Background

Tingo Inc
Founder & Group CEO
2022 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Tingo Inc is a Nasdaq-listed Agri-Fintech company based in Africa. In May 2022 Tingo agreed to merge and consolidate its operations with MICT Inc, creating one of the world’s leading, fully integrated fintech platforms. Tingo Inc is the parent company of Tingo Mobile and the Nwassa platform.
Nwassa
Founder
2019 - Present
Lagos, NG
Nwassa is an agri-marketplace platform launched in 2019 that enables farmers to sell their fresh produce - and consumers to purchase them - quickly and efficiently. Nwassa is a subsdiary of Tingo Inc.
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Philanthropy

The Dozy Mmbuosi Leadership Centre
Founder
Dec 2022 - Present
Oxford, UK
Participants in The Dozy Mmbuosi Leadership Programme will undergo coaching in key areas such as future technologies, artificial intelligence, robotics, leadership, entrepreneurship, and finance to transform the African nations and industries they serve.
The Dozy Mmbuosi Foundation
Founder
2021 - Present
Lagos, NG
Founded in 2021, The Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation is a non-profit Nigerian-based foundation aiming to support Africans in areas such as education, healthcare and technological skills upliftment. Projects undertaken by the Foundation include a $10 million mobile prostate cancer screening service designed to help tackle Nigeria’s leading cause of cancer deaths for men.

Interviews

Tech entrepreneur Dozy Mmobuosi is changing Africa's agricultural sector through innovation
GQ South Africa
Dec 2022
GQ talks to tech entrepreneur Dozy Mmobuosi about how his Agri-Fintech company, Tingo Mobile, has helped change the way Africans in the farming sector access mobile technology, digital financial services and markets.

Features

How Tingo is using Agri-Fintech to change farming in Africa
Forbes Africa
Jan 2022
Forbes Africa looks at how Tingo is building a brighter future for Africa, and in particular its rural farming communities.

Memberships

Concordia
Community Member
Washington, DC, USA
Concordia is a non-profit, membership organisation founded in 2011 and based in the United States. Its mission is to promote cross-sector collaboration and partnerships to address global challenges. The organisation brings together leaders from the public, private, and non-profit sectors to work on issues such as sustainability, economic development, and social inclusion.

Training & Management Courses

Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Advanced Management & Leadership Programme
Mar 2022
Oxford, UK

Dozy’s Education

Universiti Putra Malaysia
Doctorate in Rural Advancement
Ambrose Alli University
BSc in Political Science; MSc in Economics