Episode 143: Blockchain Beyond Payments with Dare Odumade from Nigeria, Founder & CEO of Chekkit Technologies, Inc
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Dare is the Founder and CEO at Chekkit Technologies Inc, he has over 10 years’ experience in software venture building expertise. Trained professionally as a Geologist, further trained at the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MBA like program) in Ghana as a Software Entrepreneur and advanced further in Entrepreneurship studies at the SDA Bocconi Business School, Italy.
He has founded two companies in the past - StrictlyUI (a social network for the University of Ibadan) where he had his first degree and is still the most active group of the University on Facebook with over 30K students. The second is a social music streaming and IM platform called sharebunk.io for which he signed a 3 million tracks streaming deal and got an offer from 1 of the top 3 global music record labels but didn't take it, the startup crashed shortly thereafter.
Dare’s company Chekkit develops product distribution chain tracking solutions for consumer goods manufacturers to combat counterfeits and gain consumer insights across their value chain with the aim of saving lives.