Equity Merchants
Equity Merchants
Jul 6, 2022
Vested World's Nneka Eze on choosing an investor, difference between management consulting and venture capital, due diligence process and predictions for venture capital in Africa.
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Our guest for today is Nneka Eze, the Managing Director and General Partner at Vested World. Previously, she was a Partner at Dalberg where she led the firm’s agricultural practice. Today, she joins me to discuss Vested World’s criteria for investment, when startups are ready for investment, and her hopes for Africa’s future. 

Show Notes:

0:39 – How she ended up at Vested World

3:43 – Difference between management consulting and venture capital

12:21 – Why fintech startups get the most funding

20:25 – When are startups ready for VC investment?

23:14 – How many startups Vested World rejects in a month

26:13 – What should founders look for in investors?

33:14 – What the due diligence process looks like for VCs

36:54 – Factors that make a startup more likely to succeed

41:07 – Her projections for the next five years of venture capital in Africa

46:31 – What kind of founders does Vested World invest in?

You can follow Nneka on Twitter at @nneka_eze or send her an email at nneka@vestedworld.com. Listen to previous episodes of Equity Merchants at equitymerchants.show and follow me on Twitter at @chigo_nwokoma.

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