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FoundersConnect: Interview with Kelvin Umechukwu, CEO and co-Founder of Bumpaby@peaceitimi
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FoundersConnect: Interview with Kelvin Umechukwu, CEO and co-Founder of Bumpa

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Kelvin Umechukwu is an engineer with a plethora of skills that have enabled him to thrive in various fields including management, business development, community building, engineering innovation, and entrepreneurship. He is the co-founder of Bumpa, a startup infrastructure with the main focus of helping African entrepreneurs manage their businesses digitally. He also has a wealth of experience in this field, having worked at TechQuest Stem Academy as a business and community manager and ccHub as a Program Manager. In this episode of Founders Connect, Kelvin and I have a conversation a conversation about his career thus far, his background, how community has helped him develop.

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Kelvin Umechukwu is an engineer with a plethora of skills that have enabled him to thrive in various fields including management, business development, community building, engineering innovation, and entrepreneurship. He is the co-founder of Bumpa, a startup infrastructure with the main focus of helping African entrepreneurs manage their businesses digitally, and track and increase sales by creating commercial access and driving digital inclusion.


Kelvin is passionate about helping people and businesses develop themselves. On his Linkedin, he shares that his biggest goals are to help young Africans source opportunities and become world-class, problem solvers, and also to support businesses in achieving high sustainable growth through technology, data, and collaboration. He also has a wealth of experience in this field, having worked at TechQuest Stem Academy as a business and community manager and ccHub as a Program Manager, before founding Bumpa.


In this episode of Founders Connect, Kelvin and I have a conversation a conversation about his career thus far, his background, how community has helped him develop as an individual and a founder, his reasons for focusing on community impact, how his foray into entrepreneurship began and everything in between.


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Video timestamps

1:35 What was the first thing you did when you started your career?

2:39 Kelvin talks about the first time he was employed.

4:33 What was your best experience like at CC Hub?

5:23 Kelvin shares a synopsis of what 'Finding Kelvin' is like?

10:06 Kelvin shares top career lessons he has learnt so far?

14:25 How has being a part of a community helped your career?

17:46 If you had to go back in time, what would you do differently in your career? If yes or no, why?

21:35 Kelvin talks about the importance of volunteering