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.
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?
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