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TechCabal Live with Tokunboh Ishmael

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Topic : Building in Africa

This Friday, July 31st, for the 6th episode of “Building in tough times” we are interviewing, Tokunboh Ishmael – co-Founder and Managing Director of Alitheia Capital whose portfolio companies include MAX, Lidya and Tomato Jos. Alitheia Capital is one of the continent’s most prolific local investors.

Ms Ishmael has a 20-year experience spanning investment banking, private equity investing, technology and new business development on and off the continent.

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She will answer questions including:

  • How do founders navigate the unique regulatory risks of building in Africa?
  • How should startups react and what perspectives should they keep in mind during and after the ongoing health and economic crisis?
  • Are there opportunities for operators, investors and regulators despite the challenges to come?
  • How does this crisis affect Alitheia’s investment thesis for African tech?
  • Where are the other points of innovation that Africa’s tech startups should look to post-pandemic?

Attendees will be able to ask Ms Ishmael burning questions in an interactive session. The event is open to experienced and aspiring entrepreneurs as well as everyone else who is playing in the African technology industry.

The “Building in Tough Times” interview series which is now called “Building in Africa” is part of our TechCabal Live virtual event series which features experienced players in Africa’s tech ecosystem sharing insights and experiences about topical issues. It is part of our work to provide insight and thoughtful guidance to the industry.

Time: Jul 31, 2020 11:00 AM in West Central Africa

Speaker- Tokunboh Ishmaelco

Tokunboh Ishmaelco-founder and Managing Director @Alitheia CapitalTokunboh Ishmael is the co-founder and Managing Director of Alitheia Capital, an investment firm whose portfolio companies include MAX, Lidya and Tomato Jos. She has over 20 years of experience spanning investment banking, private equity investing, technology and new business development in the USA, Europe and Africa.

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