An Updated KINGS Thesis on Africa’s Startup Ecosystems

An Updated KINGS Thesis on Africa’s Startup Ecosystems

Eric Osiakwan is the Managing Partner of Chanzo Capital, a growth capital firm investing both capital and mentoring in high-tech startups and scaleups in Kenya, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa (KINGS) – these countries make up the “KINGS” of Africa’s digital economy.

Eric is a serial Entrepreneur and Investor with 15+ years of ICT industry leadership across Africa and the world. He has worked in 32 African countries setting up ISPs, ISPAs, IXPs and high-tech startups. He co-founded Angel Africa List, Angel Fair Africa and Chanzo Capital.

On this episode you’ll learn:

  • What African countries are catching up to the big 5 KINGS markets?
  • How does ICT infrastructure in North Africa and Subsaharan Africa compare?
  • What are the challenges regarding last mile internet infrastructure across the African continent?

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