Yele Bademosi is the Founder of Microtraction and Director at Binance Labs
He is based in Lagos, Nigeria with a personal mission to accelerate Africa’s transition into a sustainable and developed economy by leveraging innovation, capital and policy
At Binance Labs, Yele’s role is to develop the nascent blockchain ecosystem on the continent. Prior to joining Binance Labs, Yele founded Microtraction — one of Africa’s top angel funds and invested in various African startups across multiple sectors with a keen interest in Financial Services and Crypto
Before Microtraction, Yele was the General Manager and Employee #1 at Starta, a resource platform & online community for African Entrepreneurs that reached 28,000+ subscribers and was acquired within 6 months by Potential Group in 2016. He’s also self-taught designer and developer and has created multiple apps and products over the last 5 years.
Yele studied Medicine at King’s College London before opting out to focus on technology entrepreneurship