Raising Investment Capital with Joanna Nicholas (East Africa Investments)

Westerwelle Startup Haus - KG 622 Street, Fairview Building, 5th Floor Kigali, 00000 - View Map Kigali
Thu, Nov 21, 2019, 5:30 PM (CAT)

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About this event

To mark relaunch of Startup Grind Kigali, we are excited to host Joanna Nicholas on a fireside chat where she will be sharing her entrepreneurship journey in Rwanda both as an entrepreneur and investor.

Joanna Nicholas, Country Director of East Africa Investments (EAI), is an impact investor, social entrepreneur and consultant who has been working in Rwanda for the last 13 years. EAI focuses on seed funding and hands-on support for businesses in Rwanda with the potential for growth and a positive impact on the economy and society. Joanna identifies and supports EAI’s portfolio of start-ups, drawing on her experience running a social enterprise in Rwanda and her 20+ years as a Management Consultant to international organisations.

Why attend?

Learn what it takes to raise capital for your startup in Rwanda. Learn from a speaker who invests in Rwandan startups and has run her own startup. Most importantly - get to connect with the Kigali community of entrepreneurs, investors and founders working hard to make the world a better place. Plus, stay till end to win exciting prizes including tickets to Startup Grind | Global Conference 2020 in Silicon Valley!

If you're new to the city, our events are a great opportunity to meet in person experts within the local ecosystem.

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Thursday, Nov 21
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (CAT)


Westerwelle Startup Haus
KG 622 Street, Fairview Building, 5th Floor Kigali00000

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