Nigeria (Igbo) Tech Entrepreneur and Founder Sold HopStop to Apple in Billion US$ Range

Chinedu Echeruo, Nigeria, Tech Entrepreneur & Founder of and

According to Forbes, “Chinedu Echeruo is a Tech entrepreneur and founder of which he reportedly sold to Apple in the “billion” dollar range. is a mobile and online application that provides mass transit directions door-to-door mass transit, taxi, walking, biking and hourly car rental directions in major metropolitan markets throughout the U.S., Canada, U.K, France, Australia, New Zealand and Russia.

In 2001, HopStop was named one of the 100 fastest growing companies in the US by Inc. magazine. Chinedu also founded, an interactive travel referral service focused on connecting travelers with travel specialists which was later acquired by USA Today Travel Media Group. Echeruo obtained an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S from Syracuse University.”

Photo: Courtesy of Chinedu Echeruo via Forbes.