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

Nov 6, 2019, 3:30 – 6:30 PM

Cape Town

Workshop 17, 17 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001

Startup Grind Cape Town is proud to host Lelemba Phiri, the Principal at Africa Trust Group. 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.

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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.

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Speaker

  • Lelemba Phiri

    Africa Trust Group

    Principal

When

When

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM UTC

Agenda

Food and Networking
Fireside Chat
Networking

Hosts

  • Sandras Phiri

    Pranary

    CEO

  • Brian Mulambo

    Zero1 Creations

    CEO & Founder

Organizer

  • Brian Mlambo

    Akha Ventures

    CEO & Founder

Partners

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Work & Co

Africa Trust Academy logo

Africa Trust Academy

SirFruit3 logo

SirFruit3

9 Series logo

9 Series

Silicon Cape logo

Silicon Cape

Pine3 Marketing logo

Pine3 Marketing

Zero1 Creations logo

Zero1 Creations

Lula logo

Lula

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