Ouis Abdessadok joins Quona Capital, a global venture capital firm, as an Investment Associate with a focus on MENA, Sub-Saharan Africa, and cross-border investments. She will be primarily responsible for regional sourcing, conducting due diligence on potential investment opportunities, and supporting portfolio companies.
Prior to this appointment, Ouis spent the previous four years in Dakar, Senegal, as part of the VC MEA fund team of Orange Ventures, the VC arm of one of West Africa’s leading telco companies, where he also covered the MENA region and Sub-Saharan Africa. Ouis has multiple experiences within the financial services and business development sector in Johannesburg, Vancouver, Paris and Dubai.
About Quona Capital
Quona Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in emerging market growth-stage fintech companies. Ganesh Rengaswamy, Jonathan Whittle, Miguel Herrera, and Monica Brand Engel established Quona Capital in 2015 to focus solely on scale-up stage financial technology companies that are expanding access to financial services for underserved consumers and small businesses in Latin America, Africa, India, and Southeast Asia.
Quona was formed on a strategic alliance with Accion, a global nonprofit with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. The venture capital firm has presently covered over 116 deals, 59 portfolio companies, and a global team covering all markets, with team members in Washington DC, Bangalore, Cape Town, and Mexico City.