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Why I am investing in my first female-founded African startup- We are TORA!

So, I recently made my 17th angel investment in an African startup, but it’s arguably one of the most interesting ones I have made. Firstly, it’s probably the first female-founded, female-led startup I have invested in. But it gets even … Continue reading

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Afropreneur in Tunis – The Tech Tourist (Work & Play) Edition

So this past month,  I finally took up a pending invitation to visit Tunis, ostensibly to attend the 3rd Demo Day of the Flat6Labs Tunis accelerator, but also to connect and engage with the local ecosystem, as part of our … Continue reading

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Portfolio Company- Flutterwave raises $10.3m in Series A Funding to change payments in Africa- A trip down the lane with Iyin

As the media is  filled with news of Flutterwave’s recent Series A raise, I think back to the journey over the past six years with Flutterwave’s founder, the boldly audacious Iyin Aboyeji.  I first met Iyin Aboyeji sometimes in 2010/2011 … Continue reading

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Mark Zuckerberg’s First Coming….To Nigeria

It is no longer news that Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder was in Nigeria this week. The visit which came as a surprise to many ( I heard the rumours a few days earlier but couldn’t confirm till he got into … Continue reading

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