He has extensive experience in finance and is considered one of the brightest minds in the crypto space. His keen interest in financial systems has led to a career of continuously improving and scaling such systems.
He's a graduate of the Prestigious Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. Where he bagged a bachelor's degree in Estate Management.
Prior to Quidax, he worked across several business sectors including; real estate, investment banking, fashion and logistics.
Buchi worked as an investment & valuation analyst. During that time, he worked on multiple projects including the evaluation of corporate properties for the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).
For Buchi, starting Quidax was in response to a negative experience when he first attempted to buy Bitcoin.
Buchi Okoro and his co-founder Uzo Awili came up with the idea of Quidax, after struggling to exchange cryptocurrency to naira. their
After they figured that a number of people must have been having the same challenge, they then set up a WhatsApp group from which people sold and bought cryptocurrencies.
Launched in 2018, Quidax — Crypto for the future as it's called, is not just a cryptocurrency exchange. It's a movement of people who believe that access to cryptocurrency products should be easy.
Since its launch, Quidax has raised a total funding of $3.6 million, with its last funding of $3 million coming from the public sale of its token, QDX. It has also processed $3.2 billion in transactions as of May 2021. Quidax was also awarded Business Day's 2021 digital assets company of the year.
In 2022, Quidax was celebrated as the first African crypto exchange to be listed on CoinMarketCap, the world’s most-referenced price-tracking website for crypto assets.
Quidax has also found a way to engage users to learn crypto on its platform and recently launched Quidax academy to train crypto beginners.
As CEO of Quidax, Buchi is driven by an innate passion to make it easy for individuals and businesses in Africa to buy/sell cryptocurrency using their local currency.
Buchi Okoro is one of the Richest Crypto And Blockchain Billionaires In Nigeria with an estimated Net worth of over $4 Million.