Akan Nelson is the Founder and CEO of Evolve Credit, which produces credit infrastructure and software for lenders in Africa to manage their entire lending business, end-to-end. As a product of the African Leadership Academy, Akan believes in surrounding yourself with a community. He was born and raised in Nigeria and has spent time studying in South Africa and the US.
ImpactSA, together with Columba Leadership and Afrika Tikkun Services, have curated a series of conversations with African youth leaders and mentors, all of whom celebrate and inspire passion for the future of our continent – our youth.
Akan spoke to us about his journey.