Training the next generation of African VC investors with Mark Kleyner

In Episode #59 of the Unlocking Africa podcast, Terser Adamu talks to Mark Kleyner, who is co-founder and programme director of Dream VC, which is an investor accelerator for Africa. Dream VC offers a community-driven educational platform and remote training programmes on venture capital (VC) and innovation ecosystems throughout the continent.

The podcast covers the following topics:

  • Kleyner and his team’s goal to accelerate the next generation of African investors
  • Importance of having Africans with the right skills and training to invest in African startups
  • Current status of education and training for African-focused startup investors
  • Comparison of skills and knowledge between African venture capitalists and their global counterparts
  • Advice for individuals with no VC experience who want to pursue a career in VC in Africa

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