Zhou Yahui (born February 1977) is a Chinese billionaire s the chairman and CEO of Opera Software, the mother company of OPay. In 2008, he founded Kunlun Tech Co Ltd., one of the largest web game developers in China, where he was the chairman and CEO until 2020. Yahui currently has an estimated net worth is US$2.2 billion.
Just a short while after securing the approval of Nigeria’s Apex Bank, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to commence international money transfer in Nigeria; the Nigeria-based fintech company OPay has raised $120 million Series B funding from a group of Chinese investors. Participating in the round include existing investors Meituan-Dianping, Source Code Capital, IDG Capital, Sequoia China and GSR Ventures who funded the company’s $50 million raise in July.