Daniel Yu

March 4, 2020


Daniel Yu

Founder and Global CEO of Sokowatch

Session: The Future of Payments in Africa

March 12, 2020

14:00 - 15:15

Daniel Yu is the founder and Global CEO of Sokowatch, a B2B e-commerce platform with integrated logistics and financing supplying informal retail shops across Africa. Prior to founding Sokowatch, Daniel worked as a software developer for several early-stage startups in the US and attended the University of Chicago where he focused on International Studies and Linguistics before dropping out. Through his work with Sokowatch, Daniel has received international recognition as the winner of the Prince of Wales Young Entrepreneur Prize, designation by the White House as an Emerging Global Entrepreneur, and as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs. Daniel has worked in or traveled to 60+ countries and speaks Mandarin, Swahili, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic, Cantonese, and French.