DP #66: The month in VC - episode 15
Disrupt Podcast
by Disrupt Africa
2w ago
“The month in VC” is a regular deep-dive into the Africa’s investment space. Produced in partnership with Atlantica Ventures, and Goodwell Investments, each episode wraps up the latest news in African VC, profiles a leading investor, and digs into a key theme or trend in conversation with partner VCs. The latest episode sees us speak to Justin Stanford from the Cape Town-based 4Di Capital about his career, company, and investment ethos, while we also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of specialisation within the African venture capital landscape ..read more
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DP #65: The month in VC - episode 14
Disrupt Podcast
by Disrupt Africa
1M ago
“The month in VC” is a regular deep-dive into the Africa’s investment space. Produced in partnership with Atlantica Ventures, and Goodwell Investments, each episode wraps up the latest news in African VC, profiles a leading investor, and digs into a key theme or trend in conversation with partner VCs. The latest episode sees us speak to Emmanuel Adegboye, head of Madica, a sector-agnostic investment programme that has just made its first investments, about his career, company, and investment ethos, while we also discuss the relevance of "impact" within the African venture capital landscape ..read more
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DP #64: The month in VC - episode 13
Disrupt Podcast
by Disrupt Africa
2M ago
“The month in VC” is a regular deep-dive into the Africa’s investment space. Produced in partnership with Hlayisani Capital, Atlantica Ventures, and Goodwell Investments, each episode wraps up the latest news in African VC, profiles a leading investor, and digs into a key theme or trend in conversation with partner VCs. The latest episode sees us speak to Wim van der Beek from Goodwell Investments about his career, company, and investment ethos, while we also discuss the importance of being "founder-friendly", or whether indeed that is just a marketing phrase ..read more
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DP #62: The month in VC - episode 11
Disrupt Podcast
by Disrupt Africa
4M ago
“The month in VC” is a regular deep-dive into the Africa’s investment space. Produced in partnership with Katapult Africa, Hlayisani Capital, Atlantica Ventures, and Endeavor South Africa, each episode wraps up the latest news in African VC, profiles a leading investor, and digs into a key theme or trend in conversation with partner VCs. The latest episode sees us speak to Ameya Upadhyay from fintech-focused VC Flourish Ventures about his career and investment ethos, while we also discuss with investors the findings of Disrupt Africa's recent funding report, which tracked a difficult 2023 inve ..read more
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DP #61: Learning digitally - how ed-tech is boosting accessibility of education in Africa, episode 3
Disrupt Podcast
by Disrupt Africa
5M ago
Disrupt Africa has teamed up with eLearn Africa to release a three-part deep-dive into the African ed-tech startup space. In episode three, we're analysing the funding and support ecosystem that is helping ed-tech startups scale, and whether more needs to be done to help the space fulfil its potential ..read more
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DP #60: Learning digitally - how ed-tech is boosting accessibility of education in Africa, episode 2
Disrupt Podcast
by Disrupt Africa
5M ago
Disrupt Africa has teamed up with eLearn Africa to release a three-part deep-dive into the African ed-tech startup space. In episode two, we're digging into the potential of ed-tech, and discovering how COVID-19 was not such a bad thing for online learning on the continent ..read more
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DP #59: Learning digitally - how ed-tech is boosting accessibility of education in Africa, episode 1
Disrupt Podcast
by Disrupt Africa
6M ago
Disrupt Africa has teamed up with eLearn Africa to release a three-part deep-dive into the African ed-tech startup space. In episode one, we're digging into the scope of Africa’s educational challenges, and how ed-tech startups are working to address them ..read more
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DP #55: The month in VC - episode 9
Disrupt Podcast
by Disrupt Africa
8M ago
“The month in VC” is a regular deep-dive into the Africa’s investment space. Produced in partnership with Katapult Africa, Hlayisani Capital, ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator, and Atlantica Ventures, each episode wraps up the latest news in African VC, profiles a leading investor, and digs into a key theme or trend in conversation with partner VCs. The latest episode sees us speak to Aniko Szigetvari of Atlantica Ventures about her career and passion for African tech entrepreneurship. We'll also discuss with various investors the importance of overcoming preconceptions startups have about ..read more
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DP #54: Diversity dividend - Female fund managers in Africa - Eloho Omame
Disrupt Podcast
by Disrupt Africa
9M ago
Women have always been underrepresented in the venture capital space worldwide. Some of the earliest research from the US (2018) found that only nine per cent of VC decision makers were women. In Africa, new data by Disrupt Africa shows some more promising trends - 39.6 per cent of VCs actively investing on the continent in 2022 had a female partner or founder - yet less than 10 per cent of angels are women. With data demonstrating a direct link between gender diversity in teams, and increased profitability, the "Diversity dividend: Female fund managers in Africa" series looks at firms that re ..read more
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DP #53: The month in VC - episode 8
Disrupt Podcast
by Disrupt Africa
9M ago
“The month in VC” is a regular deep-dive into the Africa’s investment space. Produced in partnership with Katapult Africa, Hlayisani Capital, and ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator, each episode wraps up the latest news in African VC, profiles a leading investor, and digs into a key theme or trend in conversation with partner VCs. Episode eight sees us speak to Maya Horgan Famodu from Ingressive Capital about her career and plans for the future, and dig deep into venture capital business models ..read more
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