Wale Ayeni

Regional Head Africa Venture Capital at IFC

Biography

Mr Ayeni heads investments in Africa for the venture capital team at the IFC.  Prior to the IFC, he led venture capital early-stage investments in disruptive startups across various technology sectors in Silicon Valley. He started his finance career at J.P. Morgan where he successfully executed over $12B worth of closed transactions spanning mergers & acquisitions to IPOs for large-cap technology clients including Facebook, Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard, Intel Corp., AMD, Shutterfly, etc.