Our guest for this week’s episode of Equity Merchants is Ayobamigbe Teriba and he has been working in the venture capital space since graduating from the University of Lagos in 2017. What’s more? He has done it without a finance degree or even an MBA.
In this episode, we chat about how he got his first role, his job as a venture sourcing lead, and why fintech startups currently get the most funding. He also shares his thoughts on building for a global market.
0:45 – How he got into VC
6:28 – What his job as a venture sourcing lead entails
9:14 – How he finds founders
13:41 – Getting into VC with a History and Strategic Studies degree
18:55 – Why fintech startups get the most funding
26:50 – Thoughts on startup valuation
33:37 – Should African founders build for a global market?
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