Khaled Ben JilaniSenior Partner at AfricInvest Group
Khaled Ben Jilani is a Senior Partner and a member of the Executive Committee of AfricInvest. He oversees Venture Capital and the financial sector investments. Since joining AfricInvest in 2001, Khaled has been involved in the structuring, fundraising and management of 4 PE and VC investment funds and has overseen 30+ investments across Africa in early and growth stage startups and in banks, insurance companies and microfinance institutions. Khaled was one of the architects of the Startup Act and the Anava regional fund of funds. He has advocated for simpler regulations and laws for startups and has helped governments draft startup and VC friendly laws and regulations. Before joining AfricInvest, Khaled was successively an analyst at Barclays Bank working on European payment systems, a lead consultant in software startup where he designed real time gross settlement system and net payment systems now running in 18 African countries, and a senior tech strategy consultant at Proxicom, a technology consulting firm in the Reston, VA, USA.