I'm Uchi Uchibeke

Engineer, Open-source Developer and Community-builder turned Founder and CEO. Now building and growing Chimoney.

My Personal Mission

Make things that enable people to Learn, Build, Earn and Spend.

I am passionate about financial inclusion, innovation, and empowering young Africans. I created NaijaHacks, an annual hackathon event in Nigeria, in 2018 to bring together developers, designers, and entrepreneurs to collaborate, learn, and create innovative solutions to various problems. I also founded AfricaHacks, an organization organizes various programs, events, and hackathons to empower African youth and develop the African tech ecosystem.

I am also the founder and CEO of Chimoney, a network of Payment networks designed to simplify and improve the management of digital currencies and tokens for businesses, events, and communities.

How I can help you


Community Builder & Developer Relations

With decades of experience building Communities and leading Developer Relations teams, I can help you bootstrap your Developer Relations and Community-building initiatives. And help built a captive audience for your project, or Startup.


Africa, Payments and Financial Inclusion

With first-hand experience living in Africa and working with Governments, Banks and agencies combined with Banking & Ecommerce leadership experiences in North America, I am your guy for everything Payments, Africa and Financial Inclusion


Engineering Leadership & Hiring

Want to Hire great remote Developers fast or want to kickstart a new project and need someone to get things started or share your ideas with, reach out. I have built a community of 30k+ developers and have managed several projects that processed millions of dollars in payments.

How you can engage me

With decades of proven experience, I am prepared to help you achieve your goals, and beyond.

Consulting Services

Want to move fast without breaking things, I might be your guy. I believe in excellence, speed and impact and I am available for hire as a consultant

Advisory and Board Services

Need a different perspective on your board or want to learn about how things work in other part of the world? Send me an offer to join your Board.

Backers, Partners and Clients

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Aniedi Udo-Obong

Program Lead, Google

“You’ve been a blessing and a lifesaver to our team & to me as well. I can’t thank [Referrer] enough for the referral & recommendation.”

Emma Brett

Executive Director, NCIC

“For over 5 years, Uchi has consistently proven his ability to execute our Hackathons and add value be opening doors for us. Highly recommend.”

Pleasant Balogun

CEO, ZeddPay

“When we needed to integrate to a Payment provider that supports Africa and the rest of the World, Uchi was our go-to guy and he delivered.”


ready to get to Work? Let's go!

You can email me or send me a direct message on one of my channels. Twitter is faster and Telegram is next, if you have my contact

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