Gokada explained the loss of life of its CEO as “sudden and tragic.
Saleh’s good friends in Nigeria recall a passionate entrepreneur dedicated to making a variance in emerging markets and making financial opportunities.
“He was thoughtful and experienced an air of clarity of purpose in everyday living. His enthusiasm was contagious. As far as the Nigerian tech ecosystem is concerned, Fahim was a person of us and loved by us,” Enegesi included.
Gossy Ukanwoke, Nigerian tech entrepreneur and instruction investor, says his enduring memory of Saleh is his cheekiness and “definitely significant smile.”
Ukanwoke states he satisfied Saleh via a mutual market buddy and recollects that he was normally producing jokes.
“Fahim was a incredibly sharp and smart thinker, he understood accurately what he wished. In dialogue, he could consider on his ft and was in a position to see factors differently to absolutely everyone else,” he included.
‘Tragic and senseless’
Saleh was the son of Bangladeshi immigrants, and developed his first business PrankDial.com as a superior schooler, the web page for prerecorded prank cell phone calls created about $10 million given that its start, he wrote in 2018.
He ongoing to located and market web sites during his teenagers and his time at Bentley College in Massachusetts.
Gokada offered shipping companies for Lifestores during a lockdown imposed in Lagos in March.
He described Saleh as a “humorous person who favored to inform jokes.”
Saleh and Garza satisfied in 2018 at a sendoff celebration organized by Gokada for one of their team.
“We met a couple times right after that for coffee and spoke very a little bit about entrepreneurship and fundraising. We often mentioned our business procedures with each other,” Garza told CNN.
Garza suggests he will continue to have exciting reminiscences of the youthful CEO, describing his dying as “tragic and senseless.”
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, entrepreneur and co-founder of tech enterprise Andela, expressed his shock as he paid tribute to Saleh, whom he explained as ‘his brother.’
He visited the West African nation the identical yr to explore the industry and make a choice on whether or not to commence Gokada.