Nigeria’s Biola Alabi has been appointed as a Venture Partner at Cairo Angels Syndicate Fund (CASF), a micro venture capital fund that invests in early-stage firms in the Middle East and Africa.
Effective immediately, Biola shall join the group and assume leadership of the team’s origination, investment, portfolio management, and investor relations efforts.
Biola Alabi has been engaged in diverse start-ups and Venture Capital Funds in Africa as an investor, advisor, and board member.
Biola is an enthusiastic angel investor and advisor to African technology and media enterprises. In keeping with her profile as a community leader and motivated by her desire to help emerging talent, Biola is also the creator of Grooming for Greatness (G4G), a fellowship and mentorship program designed to develop leadership qualities in young, up-and-coming professionals and business owners.
According to the proverb, “if you want to travel fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together,” CASF Venture Partner Biola Alabi said.
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According to Biola, after meeting Aly in Lagos, she started considering new ways to connect and work together, so when the chance to join the fund presented itself, she didn’t have to think twice. She emphasized her excitement to oversee the growth and integrate these local ecologies.
“I could tell as soon as I met Biola that we shared the same fundamental principles and strategies for funding and assisting entrepreneurs in creating successful enterprises right here on the continent.”, Aly El Shalakany, CEO of CASF
The CEO expressed his confidence that as locally focused investors with extensive market expertise, we can bring something unique to the investment environment.
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