Anthony Catt

With a decade of experience in start-up ecosystem building and investment across EMEA, Anthony is the founder of Ventures 54 a Pan-Africa ecosystem building advisory firm focused on mobilising global investors and capital into the Africa tech ecosystem. Providing support to Government Insitutions, DFIs, Venture Capital Funds & Ecosystem Support Organisations between Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. 

He is also the co-founder of London Africa Network, the UK’s biggest community of leaders operating in the UK-Africa tech, startup and investment corridor. He was the first Investor in Residence for Google for Startups, EMEA, helping lead its first European – Africa startup investment programme and now advises the Google Black Founders Fund in Africa.

Previous to this Anthony was working on capital mobilisation between South-East Asia and Europe, most notably supporting the facilitation of Series A & B deals including for European Mobile Bank Monese Series A that was co-lead by Korea Investment Partners. Alongside his work he also produces content on LinkedIn, Twitter and a newsletter spotlighting opportunities, talent and resources in Africa tech, startups and investment

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