Hanu Fejiro Agbodje

The man behind the dream

Hanu Fejiro Agbodje is the founder & Chief Executive Officer of Patricia Technologies, an indigenous cryptocurrency exchange platform in Africa. Buying or selling Crypto as a User or receiving Crypto Payments with Patricia Business, Patricia is blazing the trail for everyday transactions powered by crypto.

As a passionate troubleshooter, Hanu founded Patricia technologies after being ripped off online in 2015 in a bid to exchange digital assets his uncle had sent to him from the UK.

His determination to build a safe, secure and seamless ecosystem for crypto transactions is a driving force for the refreshing solutions innovated at Patricia Technologies.

Hanu has since dedicated his time to boosting the innovative spirit amongst African youths. He’s currently building what aims to be the largest innovation hub in Africa - a safe haven for creative minds to huddle, collaborate and build a self-sustaining community which in turn will help each of them flourish in their craft.

He is a graduate of Mathematics and Statistics and a user-experience expert with a deep understanding of user-centred design. He's also an avid product developer and designer who has received several recognitions & awards across Africa for his trailblazing disruptive solutions in the Fintech Industry.

Hanu is a lover of art, books and travel and innovation.

Agbodje at the BusinessDay's Future of PayTech

Awards & Recognitions

Scream Award

CEO of the year 2020

Avanche Media

100 Most Influential Young Africans class of 2021

BAFI Award

BusinessDay 2020 Bank and other Financial Services Award

Future Awards

Nominee class of 2020 prize for entrepreneurs

6th Business Day

Top 25 CEOs and Next Bulls Award 2020

The Guardian

50 most impactful CEOs who contributed to Nigeria’s GDP growth in 2021.

Money 20/20

USA - Recognised as one of 2021 ‘Ones to Watch’ in Fintech & member of AMPLIFY fellowship program 2021 Cohort.

Brand Communicators

Youngest CEO of the year 2021

40 Under 40 CEO Nigeria

Young Entrepreneurs International Summit

Techpoint Award

Crypto Exchange Platform of the Year 2021 at the Techpoint Award