E4: Eric Osiakwan - Goes From Connecting Africa To The Backbone of the Internet to Investing In The Founders Building On Top of It
Paradigm Shifting Going From Consumption to Creation
Episode 4 explores the world of Venture Investing & Building Africa's Technology Backbone with @EricOsiakwan, Partner at Chanzo Capital and his journey to building the African venture capital firm.
We chronicle his early days as a networking engineer & a true infrastructure technologist which was critical in bringing much of Africa online by bring down the cost of data, building the connections between national internet service providers (ISPs) & also the sub sea cables on both sides of the African continent. And wading deep into his pan-African business development and investing portfolio.
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Next week, #VTWAfrica episode 5 builds with Amadou Daffe, CEO of Gebeya Talent, an ed-tech and distributed work marketplace. We tap into his experience building a network of engineers with Coders4Africa, its acquisition and going on to raise multiple rounds of venture capital funding for Gebeya Talent to accelerate the Fourth Industrial revolution in Africa.