Danny Oyekan

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Danny Oyekan
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Born (1994-08-30) August 30, 1994 (age 27)
Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
NationalityNigerian / Saint Lucian
EducationUniversity of Wollonngong Dubai (UOWD)
OrganizationTelechat, Blockfinex, Coins App, Dan Holdings, Dan Ventures
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)

Danny Oyekan (born 30 August 1994) is a Saint Lucian/Nigerian early Bitcoin investor and serial entrepreneur.[1] He is the Founder of Dan Holdings and Dan Ventures.[2] Dan Ventures deals in early stage startup funding, whereas Dan Holdings is a Blockchain, and emerging technologies company.[3] Oyekan’s company offers a vast range of solutions such as fintech, blockchain, innovative technology, digital solutions, and others.[4][5][6][7][8][9]

Oyekan is a cryptocurrency subject matter expert with specializations in the blockchain industry. He was amongst the first wave of Bitcoin investors and is considered a pioneer in establishing the use of virtual currency in the African Markets.[10][11][12][13][14][15]

Oyekan has been featured in several media outlets including, Data Source Hub, Time Bulletin, Forbes Middle East, US Times Now, CoinTelegraph, Tech Cabal, Inside Bitcoins, and others.[16][17][18]

Early life and education

Oyekan was born on August 30, 1994, in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria. Oyekan completed his highschool education at Chrisland College. He moved to Dubai, UAE in 2015 to pursue his bachelor’s degree. He attended the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), where he majored in International Business (BBA).

Career

Oyekan began his entrepreneurial career in 2012 when he started investing in Bitcoin. After making a series of investments in Bitcoin, Oyekan, in late 2017/ early 2018, sold some of his Bitcoin collection to fund his first business idea - Dan Ventures, a Venture investment firm that focuses on ventures, tokens, and projects related to blockchain tech, digital currency, and digital assets and other emerging technologies. Within a year of its foundation, Oyekan founded Dan Holdings, a Blockchain technology Ecosystems. The aim behind the foundation of this blockchain ecosystem was to revolutionize the technology sector in the Middle East and Africa by supporting the creation of the latest technological inventions, thus building a solid financial foundation for the African and Middle Eastern people.

Under the leadership of Oyekan, Dan Holdings, in just a year, became a Blockchain Technology Ecosystem comprising Telechat, Coins App and Blockfinex, and an upcoming Decentralized Social Network. Telechat was one of the first investments of Dan Holdings. It is a privacy-focused Social Messenger in beta. At the beginning of 2020, Dan Holdings’ another investment Coins App was launched, which is a global social payments application powered by cryptocurrencies. BlockFinex is a crypto to crypto and fiat to the crypto exchange platform.

In the media

  

References

  1. Knight, Jamie. "Danny Oyekan: Determined to create a much better financial future for people across the world through his innovative firm Dan Holdings – DATA SOURCE HUB". Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  2. "Danny Oyekan: Providing a one-stop center through his firm Dan Holdings, to cater to all the financial needs of people worldwide". US Times Now. 17 September 2020. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  3. "How Coins App is Easing Cross-Border Payments Through its Blockchain System". Technext. 4 October 2020. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  4. "Danny Oyekan: Providing a one-stop center through his firm Dan Holdings, to cater to all the financial needs of people worldwide". US Times Now. 17 September 2020.
  5. "Danny Oyekan: Determined to create a much better financial future for people across the world through his innovative firm Dan Holdings". News Headline USA. 17 September 2020. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  6. "Dan Holdings to Launch Coins App in Africa". Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  7. "Fast News Media". Fast News Media. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  8. "Blockfinex to Take on Top Exchanges with 27 Million Transactions Per Second Trading Engine". Cryptocrunchapp. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  9. "Blockfinex set to launch Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange Service in Nigeria". TechCabal. 11 November 2018. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  10. "Becoming a leading innovator and reinventor in the fintech and blockchain world is Danny Oyekan – Stats Globe". Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  11. "Dan Holdings to Launch Coins App in Africa". InsideBitcoins.com. 30 July 2020. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  12. "Dan Holdings Launches Coins App, a Crypto Social Payments Application". Cointelegraph. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  13. "Telechat: Officially Launches Android Beta Version". Cointelegraph. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  14. "Dan Holdings Africa to Launch a Digital Wallet and Crypto Trading Platform in Africa". TechCabal. 14 August 2019. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  15. "Blockfinex To Launch Fiat-To-Crypto Exchange Service in Nigeria". Nairabarter Blog. 13 November 2018. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  16. Mulligan, Greg (6 October 2020). "Achieving incredible feats in the blockchain world is a proud Nigerian entrepreneur Danny Oyekan with his firm Dan Holdings". Broadcast Cover. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  17. "Danny Oyekan: Work Hard and Focus on your Work – All News Buzz". Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  18. Report, The Music Industry. "Dan Holdings Develops Cryptocurrency Backed By Gold Commodities". Issuewire. Retrieved 4 December 2020.

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