The treatment of founders in SV sounds like the relationship between a mother and a child – actually, a lot of the relationships between investors and entrepreneurs in SV can be described using strong family analogies.
Less than 1% of Africans own cryptoassets today and we believe there’s is a significant opportunity to grow the number of African who will own this asset class as it develops over time.
With the rise of startups in newly formed ecosystems around Africa, there is a need for focused specialized support, to reduce the cost of running the business, and free the entrepreneur to focus on their core business.
It remains vital to encourage people to take up maths and science based subjects at a young age, particularly young women, who have traditionally found themselves less likely to take up the offer of a STEM education than their male counterparts.
As told by Ifedayo Oladapo, founder of GRIT Systems
What is the addressable market for a technology startup operating in Nigeria?