EurAfrican 2021

Tonye Membere-Otaji

Founder & CEO, MVX


Quote about attendance and contribution to the EurAfrican Forum:

“Fora like this are critical for the growth and prosperity of Africans in Africa as well for diaspora Africans. Already, we are building trade bridges to connect Africa to Europe and the rest of the world at MVX. The EuraAfrican Forum 2021 presents an opportunity to promote conversations about better social and economic integration between Africa and Europe and invent new ways to move Africa forward. I am excited to be a part of it, and I look forward to sharing my ideas and learning from other participants.”

Short Bio

Tonye Membere-Otaji is the founder and CEO of MVX. A startup that’s changing the freight forwarding and trade finance space with the help of technology. Before MVX, he led the Strategy and Commercial divisions of Elshcon, a maritime logistics and engineering company. Prior to that, Tonye was Co-founder & Creative Director of Membere and Longe, a design and technology agency.

His passion for the blue economy and the role it plays in economic development is the inspiration behind MVX. And the goal is to drive the seamless movement of maritime trade logistics on the African continent. Tonye enjoys DJing and unsurprisingly is the founder of KrosFade, a curated DJ mix booking platform.