Odunayo Eweniyi

Co-founder & Chief Operations Officer, PiggyVest


Odunayo Eweniyi is the Co-founder & Chief Operations Officer, PiggyVest. She previously co founded
pushcv.com, one of the largest job sites in Africa with the largest database of prescreened
candidates. She has 5 years’ experience in Business Analysis and Operations and is
a First-Class graduate of Computer Engineering, Covenant University, Nigeria.
She was named one of Forbes Africa 30 under 30 Technology in 2019. She sits on the advisory
board of TrainFuture, an Education Technology company based in Switzerland, as well as the
Gender Lens Acceleration Best Practices Initiative, a collaborative effort of Village Capital, US
and the International Finance Corporation (IFC)’s Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative
(WeFi). In 2019, she was named SME Entrepreneur of the Year West Africa by The Asian
Banker’s Wealth and Society and she is the youngest Nigerian on Forbes Africa list of 20 New
Wealth Creators in Africa 2019.
She is one of Business Day’s Spark 2019 Women to Watch and made the World Women in
Fintech Power List for 2017; the YNaija Most Influential People in Technology 2017 and 2018;
she is a 2018 Westerwelle Young Entrepreneurs fellow; and she is a recipient of The Future
Africa Awards Prize in Technology 2018.
In honour of her work, she was named one of 100 most inspiring women in Nigeria 2019 by
Leading Ladies Africa, one of 50 most visible women in Tech by Tech Cabal in 2019.
She works to support the inclusion of women in technology by working with hubs and femalefocused
networks like For Creative Girls, GreenHouse Labs, She Leads Africa, Itanna etc. She
is also the cofounder of the women’s community, Wine and Whine Nigeria.