Polo Leteka is a renowned entrepreneur and private equity investor. As the Chairman and Founder of IDF Capital, a South African based entrepreneurial financier and advisory firm, Polo has contributed towards investments into women-owned SMEs across South Africa. An accountant by training, she has experience in both the Public and Private sectors of South Africa, specialising in accounting and auditing, corporate finance, investment banking, public policy formulation, venture capital and private equity in the SME sector.
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1 - What Inspired You To Become An Investment Entrepreneur?
2 - What About Investing In The Tech Sector Excites You?
3 - How Did You Get Involved In The African Finance Sector?
4 - What Problem Are You And The IDF Capital Team Aiming To Solve?
5 - What Do You Think Is Holding South Africa Back From Becoming The Tech Leader In Africa?
6 - What Are You Looking For In An Investment?
7 - What Makes A Great Founding Team In A Tech Start-Up?
8 - What Does An Investor Want To See In A Great Pitch Deck?
9 - What Is Important To You As An Investor When Doing Due Diligence?
10 - What Advice Can You Share For Young Entrepreneurs Starting A Business?
About This Recipe
Access to business capital is a real challenge for many entrepreneurs, especially in Africa. Often, this is because many business owners are uninformed about what it is that investors are actually looking for in a great investment. We asked a well-respected private equity investor, IDF Capital founder Polo Leteka, to share with us what it is that investors are looking for in a viable business.
What You'll Learn
In this recipe, you will learn how Polo Leteka started her entrepreneurship journey and how she became a renowned entrepreneur and private equity investor. Polo shares tricks on how to optimise your business for funding and what investors look for in your business.
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