Thank Goodness it’s Friday and welcome to today’s episode of the Rebrand Nigeria Ambassador series, we shall be showcasing a young Nigerian, who was among the first people to initiate a mobile taxi hailing app.
Meet Bankole Cardoso a Nigerian entrepreneur and co-founder of Easy Taxi Nigeria, a mobile E-hailing application available in 30 countries and the managing director of Fenix International, a next-generation energy company with a mission to transform our customers’ quality of life through disruptive innovation in energy and financial services.
Easy taxi which was borne out of his desire to aid commuting in Lagos, grew to be one of the most used taxi hailing apps in Lagos as well as Abuja.
The mobile taxi hailing app is Present in 30 countries and Nigeria was the first country to launch it in Africa
Bankole was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria before attending Boston College where he studied business management and later moved to the United States where he earned his MBA from Columbia Business School in 2018.
Other achievements of Bankole include;
Director; SimplyAds a digital Out-Of-Home advertising in Nigeria and the licensed owner of digital advertising platforms in the country.
Global Head of Communications: Jumia Group where he launched the first edition of the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia in 13 African countries.
He was listed on Forbes Magazine as one of the 30 most promising African entrepreneurs under 30 in 2014 and has been featured on CNN Africa Start-Up and The World Economic Forum.
We are proud of Bankole’s innovative efforts and we are honoured to celebrate him as a Rebrand Nigeria Ambassador.