Meet Ikechi Nwabuisi.
NFL pro turned startup CEO, Ikechi Nwabuisi is the Founder of Tribl, a cultural messaging platform for Black creators and influencers. Our platform uses communication & commerce channels to stitch Black digital economies and circulate Black dollars worldwide.
Ikechi is a 1st Generation Nigerian American born and raised in Houston. After attending Northwestern University, where he also was the Captain of the Football team, he has worked across finance, tech, and the startup ecosystem.
GET TO KNOW IKECHI.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT TGS?
I love the community. It’s great to connect with other creatives in the space.
If you could have dinner with 3 people, dead or alive, who would you choose and why?
President Obama – tell me everything lol
Marcus Garvey – to discuss the Pan-African movement he inspired and ask his biggest takeaways and lessons
Jay-Z – Let’s talk business, especially interested in his involvement with Stripe and the Bitcoin trust he put up in Nigeria
What is one piece of advice you’d share with your younger self?
Trust your instincts and pace yourself, it’s a marathon.
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