Wale Ayeni

Lead, Africa's IFC Venture Capital

Wale Ayeni leads the Africa focus of  IFC’s Venture Capital practice – the International Finance Organization is part of the World Bank Group.  

The IFC’s Venture capital team invests in technology companies in frontier markets. Wale has a global technology experience spanning several roles including Venture Capital, Investment Banking, Corporate Development, and Microprocessor & ASIC chip design.

Prior to the IFC, Wale led venture capital early-stage investments in disruptive startups across various technology sectors for Orange in Silicon Valley with representative investments in the US including PayJoy(FinTech), Veniam(Mesh Networks), Chain (Blockchain), WEVR (Virtual Reality).

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