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Our Team

A Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling artist, producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.

Akon is recognized as one of the most powerful voices across Africa and the Diaspora, named to the Forbes Celebrity 100 & 40 Most Powerful Celebrities in Africa list. Through Akon Lighting Africa, he has already brought solar power to 18 countries in Africa, creating safety, health and well-being for millions of the 600M+ Africans who lack electricity today. Akon is also the visionary behind Akon City, a sustainable and eco-tourism smart city in development in Senegal, Africa where Akoin will be the central currency.

Our Mission

Akoin is a cryptocurrency powered by a blockchain based eco-system of tools and services designed for entrepreneurs in the rising economies of Africa and beyond.

Our mission is to unlock the potential of the world’s largest growing workforce by creating learning, earning, spending, and saving opportunities across Africa and other lean economies.


Board of Directors

Board of Advisors