About Towntalk

We crowdsource location-based data in developing countries for solutions across sectors including transportation, logistics and security.

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Our Mission

We want to improve digital data penetration in developing countries.

Security risks are a major challenge in developing countries with little or no information on response strategies. Our location-based information service helps solve this problem.

What we do?

Data platforms

Our platform requires minimal setup for integration.

Robust data-sets

Evolving historical datasets on location-based data.


We are constantly improving our product features.

Meet the team


Ernest Akinlola

Non-Executive Director

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Ernest is an experienced executive with verifiable year-on-year success achieving revenue, profit, and business growth objectives within start-up, turnaround, and rapid-change environments. He has served in management positions at leading telecommunication companies including ntel Nigeria and T-Mobile UK. Ernest is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and holds a degree in Applied Economics from the University London and an MBA from Manchester Business School. 


Folake Edun


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Folake manages Towntalk's fast growing business. An experienced business leader with background in operational risk management and consulting following senior roles at Deloitte UK and Chapel Hill Denham, Nigeria. Folake has a BSc in Economics from the University College London and a Master’s in Decisions Sciences from the London School of Economics. 


Tomiwa Erinosho, PhD


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Tomiwa leads the technology vision of Towntalk. He brings his vast experience in technology and predictive modelling of complex systems to ensure Towntalk's software is multi-platform and enterprise-ready. Tomiwa holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Ghana, two Master’s degrees in Engineering and Technology Policy from University College London and University of Cambridge respectively and, a PhD in Computational Materials Engineering from Imperial College London. 

Disun Vera-Cruz


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Disun delivers strong growth for Towntalk in its operating markets. He has a proven track record delivering real-time security solutions to leading 70% of the Fortune 500 across sub-Saharan Africa whilst working as a Consultant at Control Risks. Disun has a Bachelor’s degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and, a Master’s in Conflict, Security and Development from the University of Exeter, UK.


We are always looking for exceptional people, be it in engineering or business. Please drop us a line with a little bit about yourself and why you’d like to work with us.