Startup investor and advisor, Zeb Hastings, speaks with entrepreneurs and venture capitalists to discover the trends in emerging markets around the world.
Salum Awadh - SSC Capital
Salum Awadh is the Founder and CEO of SSC Capital, a corporate advisory and investment banking firm based in Dar es Salaam. He is also the founder of the Tanzania Venture Capital Network. Salum talks about his journey into venture capital, building the Mbadala Impact Fund, and the current challenges and opportunities for Tanzania’s startups and venture funding ecosystem.
Reach out to Salum: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on SSC Capital, head to: http://www.ssc.co.tz/
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Jumanne Mtambalike - Sahara Ventures
Jumanne Mtambalike is the Founder and CEO of Sahara Ventures, an ecosystem enabler based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania focused on events, consulting, and acceleration. Jumanne talks about his journey into working with startups, Sahara Venture’s history and unique role in the ecosystem, and the current challenges and opportunities for Tanzania’s startups.
Reach out to Jumanne: email@example.com
For more information on Sahara Ventures, head to: https://saharaventures.com
Check out Jumanne’s website, follow him on Twitter, and read his blog posts on Medium
Andrea Böhmert - Knife Capital
Andrea Böhmert is a Partner at Knife Capital, a venture capital firm based in Cape Town, South Africa. Andrea discusses her journey into VC, Knife Capital's investment focus, Grindstone Accelerator, and some of the opportunities in South Africa's startup ecosystem.
Reach out to Andrea: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andreaboehmert/
For more information on Knife Capital, head to: https://knifecap.com
Bongani Sithole - Founders Factory Africa
Bongani Sithole is the Managing Director and Chief Scale Officer of Founders Factory Africa, a venture builder, accelerator, and investor focused on backing early-stage founders of Fintech, Healthtech, Agritech & Logistics startups. Bongani talks about his journey into startups, Founders Factory Africa's programs, and some of the opportunities in the startup ecosystem in Africa.
Reach out to Bongani: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bongani-sithole-7112527/
For more information on Founders Factory Africa, head to: https://www.foundersfactory.africa
Clive Butkow - Kalon Venture Partners
Clive Butkow is the Founder and CEO of Kalon Venture Partners, a venture capital company headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. Clive describes his journey from a salesman to building companies and starting his firm, Kalon's focus and investment approach, and provides his perspective on the South African startup ecosystem.
For more information on Kalon Venture Partners, head to: https://www.kalonvp.com
Justin Schwartz - Impaqto
Justin Schwartz is the Managing Director of Impaqto, an impact-focused accelerator, co-working space, consulting firm, and venture fund located in Ecuador. Justin talks about how the firm defines the impact that drives their activities, raising Impaqto's first fund, and the current trends in Ecuador's startup and venture capital ecosystem.
Reach out to Justin: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on Impaqto, head to: https://www.impaqto.net