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Our Leadership Team

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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Mark Kleyner

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Co-Founder of Dream VC

Oversees Curriculum/Learning and B2B Partnerships & Growth

Ex-strategy & tech consultant, founder turned venture capitalist, and advisor/board member for numerous African startups. 

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Cindy Ai

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Co-Founder of Dream VC

Directs Program Operations and Organizational Management


Former startup growth operator and digital transformation consultant, and ex-venture capitalist working across 4 continents. 

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Devika bade

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Head of Platform & Networks at Dream VC

Oversees Communications, Brand Positioning, and External Relations

Former CEO of global digital agency, worked at the intersection of crypto x innovation, former Goldman Sachs private wealth management.

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Patricia ndikumana

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Head of Community at Dream VC

Spearheads Fellow Experience, Community Management, and People/Culture

Former Head of Customer Insights at Wasoko, with experience in cross-functional collaboration and management, market expansion and strategic account management.

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Mutsa katomeni

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Program Manager at Dream VC

Oversees Program Event Flow and Internal Operations

Former Venture Capitalist at Proximity Ventures and Background in Management Consulting

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