Andrea is a Partner at Knife Capital, a Cape Town based Growth Equity Fund with a successful track record of exiting portfolio companies to the likes of Visa and General Electric.
Before joining Knife Capital Andrea was Founder and Co-Managing Partner of Hasso Plattner Ventures Africa. Andrea is actively involved in numerous initiatives aiming to accelerate the African entrepreneurial ecosystem such as the Bandwidth Barn, South Africa’s oldest IT incubator, as Endeavor VentureCorps member or the Google Umbono Incubator Program.
Previously, Andrea worked at Dimension Data and Siemens, where she was responsible for the Corporate Strategy for Southern Africa. She holds a Master degree in Marketing and Management of Technology and Innovation from the Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) in Aachen, Germany and an MBA from Henley Management College, UK.