Uzoma Dozie is a Nigerian entrepreneur, tech investor, banker, and financial inclusion advocate.
He is the founder and CEO of Sparkle, a lifestyle and financial ecosystem providing seamless solutions to Nigeria’s retailers, individuals, and SMEs. Sparkle, with headquarters in Lagos, offers services ranging from SparklePay (sending/receiving money with the use of a uniquely generated payment link) to Sparkle Cards and even more.
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Uzoma Dozie Profile
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Full name: Uzoma Dozie
Born: 2nd November 1969
Age: 54 years (2023)
Parents: Pascal Dozie
Spouse: Adesua Dozie
Children: Chidi Dozie, Chizara Dozie, Adaeze Dozie
Siblings: Chijioke Dozie (co-founder, Carbon Finance), Ngozi Dozie (co-founder, Carbon Finance)
Education: University of Reading
Uzoma Dozie Biography and Educational Background
Uzoma Dozie was born on the 2nd of November, 1969 to Pascal Dozie and Chinyere Dozie in London, United Kingdom, but he hails from Owerri, Imo State. According to billionaires.africa, Pascal Dozie is one of the top 20 wealthiest investors on the Nigerian Exchange. He founded Diamond Bank, one of Nigeria’s largest retail banks until its acquisition by Access Holdings in December 2018.
He is also the chairman of Pan-Atlantic University and owns a 1.6-percent stake in MTN Nigeria, the most profitable subsidiary of MTN Group, a multinational telecom conglomerate with operations in over 20 countries.
Uzoma Dozie holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Reading, a Master of Science from University College London, and a Master of Business Administration from Imperial College.
Following his time and experience in the Nigerian banking industry, Uzoma Dozie embarked on the launch of Sparkle, a mobile-first platform specifically targeting Nigeria\’s retail sector. The platform aims to assist retailers in accomplishing their daily goals and expanding their businesses.
Alongside traditional current and savings accounts, Sparkle offers a range of innovative lifestyle services including inventory management, invoicing statements, foreign exchange services, and a mobile point-of-sale (POS) function.
Additionally, Uzoma is recognized for his investments in various Nigerian technology start-ups through his angel fund, Black Knights.
Uzoma Dozie is highly regarded as an advocate for highlighting technology start-up CEOs and has been at the forefront of an online TV show called Tech Turks for several years. Through this show, he engages in discussions with Nigeria\’s top entrepreneurs, shedding light on the challenges and opportunities involved in building tech businesses in the country.
Uzoma Dozie is happily married to Adesua Dozie and the union is blessed with three children; Chidi Dozie, Chizara Dozie, and Adaeze Dozie.
Mrs. Dozie is a senior Legal Advisor with over 20 years of experience as a trusted leader for multinational companies across Africa in a diverse range of industries. She was in June 2023, appointed as the Vice Chairman, ExxonMobil Nigeria.
Dozie is the first son in a family of five boys. His brothers, Chijioke Dozie and Ngozi Dozie co-founded Carbon Finance, an investment platform that empowers individuals with credit, simple payment solutions, high-yield investment opportunities, and easy-to-use tools for personal financial management.
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