As experienced investors and operators our team of partners have refined their craft in venture investing and supporting our founders across various verticals.

Our Team

Steven Grin

MANAGING PARTNER

Samakab Hashi

PARTNER

Rob Eloff

MANAGING PARTNER

Hayden Simmons

VENTURE PARTNER

Lorraine Kageni Maina

VENTURE PARTNER

Shreyas Mishra

ANALYST

Ebby Wachira

INTERN ANALYST

Bryan Njuguna Kamau

INTERN ANALYST

Our GP Advisory Board

Haydee Celaya

MANAGING FUND
MANAGEMENT & STRUCTURING

Co-founder and CIO of Avanz Capital. Former Director PE Funds at IFC

Karim Shariff

GOVERNANCE

Principal at Majlis Investments and co-founder Cranemere Africa

Christian Lawless

TECHNOLOGY

Founder and Managing Partner Conversion Capital, a leading New York based Fintech venture fund with two funds under management

Tunde Onitiri

TECHNOLOGY IN AFRICA

M.D. Potomac Group, LLC previously M.D. at Yaatra Ventures, former Senior Manager for Venture Capital at IFC

Aniket Shah

CLIMATE FINANCE

Head of Sustainable Investing Oppenheimer Funds. Former lead on global sustainability for Investec