Hacking The Startup Investor Pitch with Lelemba Phiri (Africa Trust Group)

Workshop 17 - 17 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront Cape Town, 8001 Cape Town
Wed, Nov 6, 2019, 5:30 PM (SAST)

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About this event

Lelemba Phiri is the Principal at Africa Trust Group - the fund manager for the R100m US-based Enygma Ventures fund for Southern Africa. Enygma Ventures is the first VC focused on investing in women entrepreneurs in Southern Africa (SADC). She is a gender-lens angel investor and award winning educator.

With more than 16 years of work experience across 8 sub-Saharan countries which included scaling a startup across several African markets, Lelemba is committed to investing in the growth and development of women leaders and entrepreneurs across the continent.

As an entrepreneur, Lelemba was a key part of successfully growing Zoona, a Fintech startup from one operating market to three, raising over $25m in financing. The business created over 5000 jobs across Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique with over $2bn transacted through their mobile payment platform.

Lelemba holds a Masters Degree in Development Finance with distinction from UCT GSB. She is a UK Certified Chartered Accountant (FCCA) and also holds a BSc in Applied Accounting (Hon) from the Oxford Brookes University (UK). She is currently a PhD Candidate at Gordons Institute of

Business Science. She is also a wife and mother to two teenage boys. 

Join us at Workshop 17 for this inspiring and super educational fireside chat that will shortcut your investor pitching.

Speaker

  • Lelemba Phiri

    Lelemba Phiri

    Africa Trust Group

    Principal

    Lelemba Phiri is an award-winning educator, writer, keynote speaker and gender-lens angel investor. She is the Principal at Africa Trust Group - the Southern Africa fund manager for the R100m US-based Enygma Ventures fund. Enygma Ventures is the first VC focused on investing in women entrepreneurs in Southern Africa (SADC). They take a holistic approach to invest in women by investing in both the woman entrepreneur and the enterprise; and facilitating their access to markets and critical business tools.

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  • When

    Wednesday, Nov 6
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (SAST)

    Where

    Workshop 17
    17 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront Cape Town8001

    Brought to you by

    • Sandras Phiri

      Sandras Phiri

      Startup Circles

      CEO

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    • Brian Mulambo

      Brian Mulambo

      Zero1 Creations

      CEO & Founder

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