Equity Merchants

Equity Merchants dives deep into various issues around investing in African startups. We’ll cover topics such as conducting due diligence, employee stock options, and valuation. If you’re looking to understand venture capital from an African ...more

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February 08, 2023 00:39:59
Katwig & Dale's Karen Chukwu on legal pitfalls to avoid when raising venture capital for startups

Katwig & Dale's Karen Chukwu on legal pitfalls to avoid when raising venture capital for startups

While building their startups, founders may be tempted to leave legal matters for later, but Karen Chukwu, Managing Partner at Katwig & Dale warns...

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January 27, 2023 00:22:05
Releaf CEO, Ikenna Nzewi on raising capital for Releaf, early-stage startup valuation, and lessons from Y Combinator.

Releaf CEO, Ikenna Nzewi on raising capital for Releaf, early-stage startup valuation, and lessons from Y Combinator.

In 2017, Ikenna Nzewi, Uzoma Ayogu, and Isaiah Udotong moved to Nigeria to start an agritech startup, Releaf. Their idea was to build a...

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September 28, 2022 00:44:38
Handling the legal aspect of your startup with Odunoluwa Longe, Co-Founder TLP Advisory and DIY Law

Handling the legal aspect of your startup with Odunoluwa Longe, Co-Founder TLP Advisory and DIY Law

Odunoluwa Longe is the Co-Founder and Partner of TLP Advisory as well as a Co-Founder at DIY Law, a legal tech startup that provides...

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August 17, 2022 00:56:52
Oui Capital's Olu Oyinsan on the venture capital business model, standing out to VCs, getting a job in venture capital, and term sheet basics.

Oui Capital's Olu Oyinsan on the venture capital business model, standing out to VCs, getting a job in venture capital, and term sheet basics.

A few weeks ago, Nigerian VC firm, Oui Capital announced the launch of its second fund – The Oui Capital Mentor’s Fund. interestingly, one...

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August 10, 2022 00:41:48
Jack Knellinger and Loraine Achar shares Capria Ventures' investment thesis, choosing local fund managers, getting capital to unrepresented demographies, and Capria Ventures' ideal founder.

Jack Knellinger and Loraine Achar shares Capria Ventures' investment thesis, choosing local fund managers, getting capital to unrepresented demographies, and Capria Ventures' ideal founder.

This week on Equity Merchants, we have two guests – Jack Knellinger and Loraine Achar.  Jack is the Co-founder and a Partner at Capria...

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August 03, 2022 00:31:02
Aruwa Capital Management's Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes on the need to invest in female founders, experience raising funds as a woman, when startups are ready for VC investment, and Aruwa Capital's value to startups.

Aruwa Capital Management's Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes on the need to invest in female founders, experience raising funds as a woman, when startups are ready for VC investment, and Aruwa Capital's value to startups.

Welcome to another episode of Equity Merchants. Our guest today is Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes. Adesuwa is the Managing Partner and Founder of Aruwa Capital...

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