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Mentors

Meet the mentors

AfricArise is committed to helping startups and organizations to showcase, raise funds, and scale internationally to attain authentic success through a thorough and personalized program that provides a dedicated mentorship process among other resources.

 

We have partnered with knowledgeable and qualified individuals to provide an impactful and valueable program to startups. 

Below are some of our qualified and verified mentors.

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Ndileka Zantsi

Program Manager at AfricaRise: Manage incubation program that helps founders transition from their early stage concepts or first release products to obtaining product-market-fit, raise funding for scale and start executing their scale plan.

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Christophe Viarnaud

Distinct entrepreneurial and innovation track record in Africa and Founder of multiple ventures. Proven track record in strategy development and execution in Software, Services and Hardware Product environments in Corporate environment, particularly in the Energy and Technology sector.

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Thierry Barbaut

Supporting different structures (states, companies, donors, communities, foundations, NGOs, ...) in the setting up and implementation of new projects and programs where innovation and new technologies act.

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Brandon Paschal

Advising deep tech founders in business development efforts and fundraising. Led incubation and acceleration programmes, helped companies build bridges internationally, and is currently leading an agritech venture studio.

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