500 Startups mentor Brandon Drew invests in ThankUCash

Nigeria’s leading multi-merchant rewards company ThankUcash is pleased to announce that serial investor Brandon L Drew has joined the company as an investor and advisor.

Drew is the co-founder and General Partner at Saas Growth Ventures, a San Francisco-based venture fund. He specializes in operational efficiency, building and scaling of products that have achieved market penetration, and partaking in 3 exits across his 20+ years experience in the SaaS B2B space. 

Co-founded by Simeon Ononobi, ThankUCash is a technology company powering rewards and loyalty for African banks and businesses. ThankUCash helps merchants grow revenue by connecting them to customers within and outside of their locations while retaining acquired customers using a data analytics-powered reward system where customers earn cash rewards for every transaction made both offline and online.

Drew joining ThankUCash signifies exciting times at the company. He brings an invaluable wealth of experience to the table, which is highly needed in helping ThankUCash achieve significant growth locally and expansion to foreign markets.

“I have been exceptionally impressed with the entire executive team at ThankuCash.  They have had great insight into the marketplace and their speed of iteration on the product is like none I have seen before.  I look forward to seeing their product grow well beyond the current geo and move towards a global brand,” Brandon Drew said while sharing his excitement on joining ThankUCash’s board. 

CEO Simeon Ononobi expressed his delight by saying “Brandon has an unquestionable depth of experience and knowledge not many people can boast of, which is pivotal to the current phase we are in. It is a pleasure to have him onboard and we are sure to achieve great things together with him.”

Simeon Ononobi; CEO, ThankUCash.

This new development is coming on the back of Google executive Craig Fenton (Strategy and Operations Lead for Google’s business in UK, Ireland, and Southern Europe) joining ThankUCash’s board as the company gears for aggressive local and international expansion.

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