Meet the Vibrant and Talented Kwakol Team

FinanceFeeds Editorial Team

Multi-asset global online broker Kwakol Markets is a brand that believes in employing the best-fit people and ideas to develop innovative products that empower its clients to achieve financial freedom.

Multi-asset global online broker Kwakol Markets is a brand that believes in employing the best-fit people and ideas to develop innovative products that empower its clients to achieve financial freedom. The company boasts a vibrant and young team of enterprising growth hackers, technology specialists, creative designers, analytical thinkers, people managers, and quality educators. Sincerity, synergy, empowerment and passion are some of the core values that every member of the Kwakol team lives by.

Strong and Impeccable Leadership

Led by Dr. Yakubu Ishaku Teri, founder and CEO of Kwakol Markets, the team is committed to helping clients build wealth sustainably. “The company was founded to bring a new light on innovation in the online investing industry. We are a team of energetic and young analytical thinkers, with a client-centric approach in everything we do. A happy client makes us happy, and pushes us to achieve new heights every day,” believes Dr. Teri.

Highly qualified and visionary leaders are at the helm of Kwakol Markets. While Dr. Teri has a degree in medicine, Joseph Ishaku, the COO and Research Lead worked as an economist at a foundation before he co-founded Kwakol. He has a post-graduate degree in economics from University College, London, with extensive research and programme experience in various African markets. Mr. Ishaku loves the opportunity Kwakol gives him to work with talented young people. The possibility of influencing a change is what drives him.

The young leaders and their achievements are an inspiration to team members. Oladapo Eyitope, a Growth Associate at Kwakol, hopes to echo their leadership and management style in the future. Similar sentiments are shared by Ademola Stephen, Social Media Designer & Video Editor, and Samuel Ibitogbe, intern with the Academic Department.

An Encouraging and Positive Work Environment 

Kwakol Markets has an exciting, people-centric and positive work culture that puts team members at ease and encourages them to deliver their best. Oladapo Eyitope says that the environment is cordial, respectful and challenging, with plenty of room for growth and self-development. She appreciates that the company offers cutting-edge tools to the team to aid in their deliverables.

Victor Igono, a Research Analyst at the firm, loves the trust in staff abilities that the top management always demonstrates while giving each individual independence to deliver their best. Mr. Igono is an investment consultant and dealmaker, with expertise in key sectors like technology, healthcare and natural resources. His research work is focused on economic and political developments in West Africa. He joined Kwakol Markets in June 2021, where he enjoys keeping up with the spate of changes across global economies and how it impact the company’s areas of interest. 

Customer Relationship Manager Ahiakwo Peace enjoys interacting with new clients and resolving their issues. She manages the company’s CRM and LiveChat account feature on the website. Her role is to help clients navigate the platform. Ms. Peace also represents Kwakol in live radio sessions. She especially appreciates how her team members push her to outdo herself every day. She says, “Trust me, everything at Kwakol is going to make you into the best version of yourself.”

Skilled Technology Team

The technology team at Kwakol Markets comprises experts in software engineering and development, data analytics, UX, IT, blockchain and consulting. Benjamin Teri, the Chief Technology Officer, has a master’s degree in data science and analytics from the University of North Carolina. He has had an impressive career, launching and managing tech start-ups and various development projects.

In the same team, Ijuptil Dauda, the Technical Support Officer, provides the staff and clients with cutting-edge, responsive technical assistance. Bashir Saine, IT Support Officer and Project Manager, has a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and a certificate in Project Management from IBMI. He loves that he gets to learn something at work every day. He appreciates the learning curve the organisation fosters, where on-the-job training has helped him hone numerous skills.

A Team with Diverse Interests

Apart from the nuances of the financial world, the Kwakol Markets team has diverse interests outside of work, which helps them lead a well-rounded life. CEO, Dr. Teri, likes to play soccer and participates in many medical outreach programmes, putting his medical background to good use. Co-founder and COO, Joseph Ishaku, is a design and art enthusiast. Ahiakwo Peace uses her people skills to host a podcast, while also writing poetry. Ademola Stephen is a photography enthusiast, with a passion for travelling.

Advice for Prospective Traders 

The Kwakol team firmly believes in robust education, trading best practices and good risk management measures to support long term success in the financial markets. Samuel Ibitogbe, Intern Associate, advises new clients to first start trading on the demo account to learn how the financial markets work and hone their trading strategies. Digital Marketing Associate, Blessing Mukorho, appreciates the company’s Academic Team, which imparts rich trading education and gives step-by-step guidance to new clients. These courses are hands-on and easy to understand.

“Information is key to being successful. New traders must be willing to educate themselves enough to succeed. That’s why we invest in a variety of tools and educational materials to help our new traders grow fast,” says Dr. Teri, CEO, Kwakol Markets.

The company is always on the lookout for bright young people to join its team. Anyone with a strong inclination for customer-centricity, technological innovation, creativity, learning and teamwork are highly valued at Kwakol.

They are currently expanding with key roles to fill including a goal-driven Growth Associate, an experienced Digital Marketer and an Affiliate Manager to manage the Company’s affiliate program. Interested in joining their growing and dynamic team? You can find further details of their open positions and apply here.

Read this next

Digital Assets

Celsius to repay +70% of custody account holders’ claims

A New York bankruptcy judge today approved a deal struck between troubled crypto lender Celsius Network and its “custody account holders” that will allow them to begin immediate withdrawals of 72.5% of their claims.

Retail FX

eToro revenue halves in 2022, valuation drops to $3.5 billion

Israeli social trading network eToro today reported financial results for the financial year ended December 31, 2022.


Investors transfers $424 million out of bitcoin funds in six weeks

Despite bitcoin’s decent surge last week, which took the primary cryptocurrency up 70% from the year’s low, digital asset investment products saw outflows for the 6th consecutive week.

Digital Assets

OKX has $9 billion in ‘clean assets’, shows latest proof of reserves

OKX, formerly known as OKEx, has released its fifth proof-of-reserves report amid increasing demand of crypto investors asking for transparency from exchanges they trade with.

Digital Assets

Circle seeks France license to launch Euro stablecoin

Circle, the issuer of the second-largest stablecoin by market capitalization, is seeking to get a dual registration in France as it aims to on-shore its flagship product for the European market – EUROC – a reserve-backed stablecoin.

Digital Assets Among Minority of Successful Companies to Renew Coveted Estonian License has successfully renewed its virtual currency service license from Estonia’s FIU for the third year in a row, despite regulatory changes that have made it harder for virtual asset providers to meet the required standards.

Inside View, Institutional FX

Time for brokers to add options trading as volumes explode on high volatility

“Usually, adding options to the typical CFDs and equities offering leads to fragmentation of the platform technology as many brokers will need additional back-end and front-end components, and that could be an important barrier for them. Apart from that, legal hassle and costs associated with proper licensing of market data could be a barrier at first. We are seeing this trend among market data vendors and exchanges to make it easier and more affordable.”

Metaverse Gaming NFT

GCEX’s DeFi education and prime brokerage offering available in DubaiVerse

“We are excited to be part of the developments of The Sandbox and to join other top players in the region, including our regulator, Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority (VARA), as part of the DubaiVerse. This is a great opportunity to bridge the gap between Web3 early adopters and GCEX clients, building a community around Web3 and digital assets.”

Digital Assets

Circle wants Fed to back USDC stablecoin after “very serious stress test” with collapse of SVB

The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank allegedly proves Circle’s point that there is a need for its USDC stablecoin to be backed by the U.S. Federal Reserve with its U.S. dollars held at the Fed.