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Event Date Thu Jul 29 UTC (11 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Thu Jul 29 9:00am - Thu Jul 29 12:30pm
Location Virtual Event
Region All

Investors in Africa closed 8x more VC deals than PE in 2020.

Is the African VC story oversold?

This virtual event delves deep into the data behind recent trends and complements premium editorial coverage by the Venture Capital Africa Team.

Venture Capital investors closed 8x more deals in Africa than Private Equity Investors. Is the market getting overheated? What kind of returns are dealers expecting? How are investors structuring VC deals to achieve strong returns? How does the exit timeline compare to traditional PE deals? What are the strategies for building unicorns? How are investors using venture debt? Is this a good time to be raising a venture capital fund? What are investors practically doing to build deal value, and how does this differ from PE deals? What has Flutterwave done right?

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Speakers

Ido Sum
Partner, TLcom Capital

Eghosa Omoigui
Managing Partner, Echo VC Partbers

Steven Grin
Managing Partner, Lateral capital

Eric Osiakwan
Managing Partner, Chanzo Capital

Geetha Tharmaratnam
CEO, Aequalitas Capital

Raj Kulasingam
Senior Counsel, Dentons

Keet Van Zyl
Partner, Knife Capital

Rob Heath
Partner, Havaic

Clive Butkow
CEO, Kalon Ventures

Llew Claasen
Managing Partner, Newtown Partners