About LemFi

We are building what financial services should look like for the next generation of immigrants. A financial service app that understands you and cares for you.

Rian and Ridwan at our 2024 team retreat.

Rian and Ridwan at our 2024 team retreat.

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Every year, thousands of migrants move abroad to start new lives. Access to financial services is one of the biggest hurdles they face.

  • 368%

    The percentage increase in the number of Nigerians who were granted study visas by the U.K in 2021.

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  • 262,418

    The number of new African immigrants in Canada (2016) who needed to send money back home.

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  • 2.1 million

    2.1 million - The number of African immigrants from Sub-Saharan Africa in the U.S (2019).

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  • 0

    The number of financial services app in Europe that allow African immigrants send and receive money from home.

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Our mission

To improve the financial life of the next generation of immigrants.

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Our backers

LemFi is backed by leading investors who share the same vision as us.

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100,000 plus customers

We have over 100,000 customers and growing! 💪🏻

Meet some of our team members...

Our team is over 200+ strong. We combine experience of experts from some of the leading financial services and fintech companies—with high-growth technology companies. This combination gives us a special edge to give you the best service.

Afeez Ajigbotosho

Afeez Ajigbotosho

Head of Product

Global

Mirela Oviatt

Mirela Oviatt

Vice President, Cards

Global

Edward Ilalokhoin

Edward Ilalokhoin

Head of Infrastructure

Global

Mindy Salvati

Mindy Salvati

Chief Compliance Officer

North America

Semiu Olugbokiki

Semiu Olugbokiki

Vice President, Engineering

Global

Janine Ross

Janine Ross

UK MLRO

United Kingdom

Fisayo Olowo

Fisayo Olowo

Head of Customer Support

Nigeria

Ayoola Salako

Ayoola Salako

Marketing Operations Lead

Nigeria

Selen Cagirgan

Selen Cagirgan

Head of Credit

United Kingdom

Heorhii Liapkalo

Heorhii Liapkalo

Head of Finance & Business Intelligence

Global

Oyinkansola Emmanuel

Oyinkansola Emmanuel

Head, people and culture

Global

Allen Qu

Allen Qu

VP of Growth

China

Fofah Oghenebrume

Fofah Oghenebrume

Head of Customer Support

United Kingdom

Help us build the next generation of international payment services for immigrants

Our ranks consist of an all-star global team hailing from the world’s best companies including Opera, Kraken, Kaufland, Uber, and Andela. Join our growing team to help us create the future.

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See for yourself how easy it is to be in control of your financial life with LemFi.

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