Lelemba Phiri

Gender-lens Investor |
Award winning educator |
Author and keynote speaker |

About me

Lelemba Phiri is an award winning educator, writer, keynote speaker and gender-lens angel investor. She is the Principal at the Africa Trust Group, the fund managers for the ZAR100m Enygma Ventures gender lens fund focused on women entrepreneurs in SADC and the ZAR20m Shift fund focused on post pandemic solutions. Lelemba is also a director and shareholder for Zoona, an African mobile payments business that enables community entrepreneurs to provide much needed financial services in their communities and Startup Circles, an online accelerator platform that fast tracks entrepreneurs to launch their business and access investors. She is passionate about women leadership and entrepreneurship development in Africa and has committed her life’s work to advancing equality and empowerment for women.

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The Empress Fund

Access to finance for women entrepreneurs on the continent is still a challenge with prohibitive terms and conditions that prevent their growth. The Empress Fund

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