Viktoria Business Angels Network (VBAN) Invests In Mesozi Group

  • May 26, 2020
  • Admin
  • Angel Network

Viktoria Business Angels Network is pleased to announce participation in a USD 350,000 seed investment round into Kenyan founded technology holding company Mesozi Group. The investment will go directly into the flagship subsidiary and product, MarketForce 360, to maximize on their recent momentum by enhancing the product to unlock new revenue streams and building the […]

Viktoria Angels Business Network (VBAN) and Pangea Accelerator Co-invest In Manpro Systems

  • November 19, 2019
  • Admin
  • Angel Investors

ManPro CEO, Linus Wahome, at a client’s site ViKtoria Business Angels Network is pleased to announce the close of USD 200,000 investment into Kenyan founded startup ManPro Systems Limited. The investment is structured in two tranches with the initial USD 20,000 accessible immediately and the balance pegged on performance. Together with Pangea Angels, VBAN have […]

VBAN Members – Q&A With Robert Gichohi

  • January 28, 2019
  • Admin
  • Angel Investors

What is your personal background? I’m a Kenyan citizen first and foremost. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil & Structural engineering and masters in project planning and management from the University of Nairobi. My work experience has largely being in the real estate sector and What made you want to become an Angel Investor? […]

Africa Early Stage Investment Summit

  • January 23, 2019
  • Admin
  • Angel Network

We had the pleasure to travel to South Africa Cape Town courtesy of VC4A for the annual Africa Early Stage Investment Summit (AESIS), which was at the magnificent and breathtaking city of Cape Town (it was my first time so…). It’s an investor only event, which brings together key ecosystem stakeholders from across the continent […]

VBAN Members – Q&A With Tony Chen

  • July 6, 2018
  • Admin
  • Angel Investors

What is your personal background? I was born and raised on the East Coast of America. My family and I had lived in Chicago for 15 years before coming to Kenya in 2015. I earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from Northwestern Kellogg School of Management. After leaving corporate […]

Jason Musyoka – Viktoria Business Angels Network

  • May 18, 2018
  • Admin
  • Angel Investors

Jason Musyoka has joined the ViKtoria Ventures team to run the Viktoria Business Angel Network. In his role, he will interact with the business angel investors who are members in the network as well as those who are looking to sign up. He is also responsible for screening and analyzing startups that are looking for […]

VBAN Early Stage Investing Strategy

  • March 14, 2018
  • Admin
  • Angel Network

Viktoria Business Angels Network (VBAN) launched the 2018 Master Class series at the Nairobi Innovation Week which was held in Nairobi last week. The Master Class on Early Stage Investing Strategy taught by Stephen Gugu was held on 6th March and attended by 35 interested angel investors. The participants were able to explore on a personal […]

2 Deals And Counting: Lessons From Group Angel Investing

  • January 2, 2018
  • Admin
  • Angel Investors

After 4 years consulting for early stage startups, Viktoria Solutions rebranded to Viktoria Ventures. This was a strategic move; taking into account our experiences, lessons learned and challenges facing early stage tech entrepreneurs in Kenya and across Africa. 2010 – 2014 We started out working with incubators and accelerators acting as their ‘entrepreneurship activation team’. […]

Viktoria Business Angel Network Launch

  • October 2, 2017
  • Admin
  • Angel Investors

Thursday 28th September goes down as the day that the ViKtoria Business Angel Network was launched. The ViKtoria Business Angel Network (VBAN) brings together local and international angel investors who want to make investments in a syndicated manner by pooling their expertise and funds together. The focus of the investments is in tech start-ups in East […]

Viktoria Ventures Angel Network 2015 Update

  • January 11, 2016
  • Admin
  • Angel Network

What is Angel Investing?Angel investing is still a nascent concept in Kenya as most people do not understand the role of an Angel Investor to startups. An Angel investor is more than a financier as business angels should offer the cash, mentorship and introductions to their investee companies, usually interacting at least once a month. […]