#358 – Africa Startup Series – Zachariah George, Launch Africa Ventures - The Evolution of Tech In Africa Had To Always Start With Fintech

68 minutes

In episode 358, we welcome our guest, Zachariah George, Managing Partner at Launch Africa Ventures, Africa’s leading early-stage VC fund, and the co-founder and CIO of Startupbootcamp AfriTech, the leading venture accelerator program in Africa.

 

In today’s episode, we start by hearing how volunteering at an African orphanage changed Zach’s life, convincing him to leave Wall Street and move to Africa to eventually launch the first accelerator there.  Then we hear about all the areas technology is touching that Zach is excited about, including education, healthcare, finance, transportation, and more.

 

As we wind down, Zach shares the challenges companies face when navigating the different countries across the continent.

 

Please enjoy this episode with Launch Africa Ventures’ Zach George.

 

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