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Emma Joy Obanye is an entrepreneur, advisor, mentor and tech geek from Hackney (in the UK) and has spent the last 20 years building products and leading teams in tech for both corporates and startups.

On a mission to make the UK tech startup ecosystem more inclusive, diverse and equitable, Emma leads OneTech as CEO, which has supported over 1000 individuals with access to knowledge, networks and funding to start and scale their businesses.

An entrepreneur herself, Emma does this whilst splitting her time between OneTech and her new venture The Startup Game, a mobile and board game that teaches the journey of entrepreneurship, in a fun humorous way.

Emma previously co-founded and sold the award-winning, music-focused loyalty and influencer platform BuddyBounce. Emma was recognised by the Inclusive Boards and Financial Times as one of  The UK’s top 100 black and minority ethnic leaders and by startups magazine as one of the most influential women in startups.