Episode 30 - Accelerating pre-seed pan African Startups with Mope Abudu, General Partner, Knight Ventures Accelerator (Nigeria) & AfriGlocal VC Fund
Accelerating pre-seed pan African Startups with Mope Abudu, Founder & CEO, Knight Ventures Accelerator (Nigeria) and AfriGlocal VC fund
Mope Abudu is Founder and General Partner of Knight Ventures, the Pan Africa Digital Accelerator providing a platform to connect startups, mentors and Investors. Their mission is to develop 100 high-growth tech enabled startups to scale and success and also have a venture fund (AfriGlocal) to financially back those startups. They primarily invest in west Africa, and are key players in the Africa Rising movement, where local Africans take active part in investing in and developing African businesses. She is also founding a $10M venture fund to invest in the pre-seed portfolio companies coming out of her Accelerator. Learn more about her accelerator and fund below.
"Think Bigger and be ready to drive bigger".
About our Guest:
Mope Abudu has over 20 years accounting and management experience working with the United States, UK and Nigeria. Before starting Knight Ventures, Mope had several management and executive positions in Natwest Cards UK, HSBC Rail UK, The Financial Services authority UK, HEIRS Alliance Nigeria and Nextzon Business Services. Mope has a BSc in Sociology from the University of Lagos - Nigeria, and is a Chartered Management Accountant and has a diploma in Computer Programming.
Learn more about Mope on LinkedIn here.
What you'll learn in todays episode:
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