Conversations about venture capital, private equity, and other forms of long-term investing in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America (in other words, emerging and frontier markets). The show features interviews with people who are investing in and building private companies in some of the most dynamic places in the world. The Portico Podcast is produced by Portico Advisers, LLC, and is hosted by Portico’s founder, Mike Casey (on Twitter @mcaseyjr). Visit www.porticoadvisers.com to learn more and subscribe to our monthly newsletter.
Ep. 2: Private Equity & Development
When I decided to launch the podcast, I wanted today’s interviewee — Roger Leeds — to be one of the first guests. And I wanted to explore the theme of private equity and its role in private sector development in emerging and frontier markets. A bit of background may be helpful. 15 years ago or… Continue reading Ep. 2: Private Equity & Development
Ep. 1: Early-stage VC in Africa
I’m delighted to kick off the podcast with Aniko Szigetvari and Ik Kanu. Aniko and Ik are the founding partners of Atlantica Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on six of the largest markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Aniko has over 20 years of experience investing in emerging markets, of which over 17 have been… Continue reading Ep. 1: Early-stage VC in Africa
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