MENTORS

 

East Africa

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MBWANA ALLIY

Savannah Fund

Specialities: Investing, Product Management, Marketing, business development, Tech product development, fundraising, facilitation, workshops, emerging markets

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ANDIA CHAKAVA

Kenya Women Holding

passionate about facilitating both foreign and intra Africa investment in the continent, increasing financial literacy through investor education and promoting gender lens investing

 

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LAUREN COCHRAN

Blue Haven Initiative

Business management and strategy, Startups and scaling a business, VC & Angel  investments

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ABDIGANI DIRIYE

IBM/ Innovate Ventures

Manager of the financial services research group for IBM Research Africa, and co-founder of Innovate Ventures.

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STEPHEN GUGU

 

Invhestia

Business management and strategy, VC & angel  investments

MARK KAIGWA

Nendo

Branding, marketing and communication, market positioning   

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JOHN KIMANI

Google

He is passionate about modern apps development practices and how developers can leverage them to build successful tech ventures.

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MARKOS LEMMA

Iceaddis

An advocate for startup movements, social and environmental innovations & blogging. 

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KANINI MUTOONI

East Africa Trade and Investment Hub

 

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SCOTT ONDER

Mercy Corps

Business management and strategy, VC and angel investments

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FRIDA PETTERSSON

Persistent Energy Partners LLC

Frida is a finance professional with broad experience in the private investment and development sectors.

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JOE THORNTON

4G Capital

Director and investor in 4G Capital, a business capacity development and unsecured micro-lending organization focused on increasing financial inclusion and providing unsecured business loans to micro-entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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EVA WARIGIA

EAVCA

Business management and strategy, brand, marketing and communication