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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
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.