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Team of Multidisciplinarians

We have the know-how you need.

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Our team are former operators, entrepreneurs and VCs. We've worked in startup ecosystems across the US, UK, Europe, South East Asia and Western Africa. We know how great the good days are and how terrible the bad and we know how to help you build your community and join the VC ecosystem.

 
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Founding Team

The visionaries & first builders of Dream VC from ideation stage

Mark Kleyner, Co-Founder at Dream VC. Helping to Deliver Dream VCs Venture Fellowship Programs

Mark Kleyner

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Co-Founder & Programme Director. Oversees learning + engagement + network. Ex-strategy & tech consultant, founder turned venture capitalist, and advisor/board member for numerous African startups. Huge fan of hippos.

Cindy Ai, Co-Founder at Dream VC. Helping to Deliver Dream VCs Venture Fellowship Programs

Cindy Ai

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Co-Founder & Programme Director. In the front seat directing culture + community + experience. Serial venture builder, growth operator, and investor across 4 continents. Massive foodie and fan of open world games.

MEET  OUR  EXPANSION • TEAM

Lionel Rey, Fellow in Dream VCs inaugural fellowship - and part of the Dream VC Expansion team

Lionel Rey

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Stephanie Etiaka, Fellow in Dream VCs inaugural fellowship - and part of the Dream VC Expansion team

Stephanie Etiaka

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Osaruyi Enofe, Fellow in Dream VCs inaugural fellowship - and part of the Dream VC Expansion team

Osaruyi Enofe

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Emmanuel Senzighe, Fellow in Dream VCs inaugural fellowship - and part of the Dream VC Expansion team

Emmanuel Senzighe

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Ikechukwu Nwaguru, Fellow in Dream VCs inaugural fellowship - and part of the Dream VC Expansion team

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Philipa Igwe (Ada), Fellow in Dream VCs inaugural fellowship - and part of the Dream VC Expansion team

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Olumide Ashade, Fellow in Dream VCs inaugural fellowship - and part of the Dream VC Expansion team

Olumide Ashade

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MEET • OUR • ADVISORS

Udoh Charles Rapulu, Advisor Supporting the Set Up and Expansion of Dream VC

Udoh Charles Rapulu

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Senior Tech Startup Advisor, Compliance & Venture Capital Law.

Alaba Ayinuola, Advisor Supporting the Set Up and Expansion of Dream VC

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Media and Ecosystem Advisor, Prominent Brand Advisor, Co-Founder Bukzone and BusinessAfricaOnline.

Chris Foltz, Advisor Supporting the Set Up and Expansion of Dream VC

Christopher Foltz

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Stakeholder Development Advisor, Celebrated International Speaker, Founder Institute's Global Leadership Team.

Think you can be a strong asset to the Dream VC Team?

While we are not actively recruiting, we love tenacity and initiative. If you think you would be a great asset to the team and know exactly what value you can provide to Dream VC, feel free to reach out. If you'd rather take part in our programs, check out 'Programs'.