Gokada described the dying of its CEO as “unexpected and tragic.
Saleh’s good friends in Nigeria keep in mind a passionate entrepreneur dedicated to earning a difference in rising markets and developing economic opportunities.
“He was considerate and experienced an air of clarity of reason in existence. His enthusiasm was contagious. As much as the Nigerian tech ecosystem is concerned, Fahim was a person of us and liked by us,” Enegesi additional.
Gossy Ukanwoke, Nigerian tech entrepreneur and training investor, says his enduring memory of Saleh is his cheekiness and “seriously significant smile.”
Ukanwoke states he fulfilled Saleh via a mutual market mate and recollects that he was normally building jokes.
“Fahim was a very sharp and intelligent thinker, he knew precisely what he needed. In discussion, he could think on his ft and was capable to see issues in another way to everyone else,” he additional.
‘Tragic and senseless’
Saleh was the son of Bangladeshi immigrants, and developed his first firm PrankDial.com as a large schooler, the site for prerecorded prank cell phone phone calls created around $10 million due to the fact its start off, he wrote in 2018.
He ongoing to discovered and provide internet sites through his teenagers and his time at Bentley University in Massachusetts.
Gokada supplied supply providers for Lifestores for the duration of a lockdown imposed in Lagos in March.
He described Saleh as a “humorous man who liked to inform jokes.”
Saleh and Garza achieved in 2018 at a sendoff bash arranged by Gokada for a single of their team.
“We achieved a couple of periods immediately after that for coffee and spoke really a bit about entrepreneurship and fundraising. We in some cases discussed our enterprise procedures together,” Garza explained to CNN.
Garza states he will carry on to have entertaining recollections of the youthful CEO, describing his death as “tragic and senseless.”
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, entrepreneur and co-founder of tech organization Andela, expressed his shock as he paid tribute to Saleh, whom he described as ‘his brother.’
He frequented the West African country the very same calendar year to check out the marketplace and make a determination on no matter if to start out Gokada.