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Candidate:

Mr. Impact Venture Capital

About Me:

I started my career at a top consulting firm for 3 years in North America. After a short entrepreneurial/exploratory break, I moved (back) to Sub-Saharan Africa where I pivoted into Venture Capital and Impact Investments for the past 2-3 years. I am a true believer in finance/business for good and that Africa will be the next big market.

Details:

Undergrad School: McGill University

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 3.1

GRE: 326

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Black or African American

Extracurriculars: Founder of Accelerator, Podcasting, and Mentoring.

Work History:

Title: Strategy Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 3 mos

Title: Investment Manager

Industry: Venture Capital

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Founding a social-impact focused fintech accelerator – raised money from JP Morgan and – I moved to being an advisor.
Moving to back to Africa without a job and now leading investments in a 80m+ impact investing/venture capital fund.

Post MBA Goal:

I’m looking to explore either diving deeper into VC/PE or starting my own fintech with a focus on investments/savings, all most likely back in sub-Saharan Africa.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB

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