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Olivier Furdelle
Co-Founder & Managing Director at Teranga Capital


Olivier Furdelle is co-founder and Managing Director of TERANGA CAPITAL, the first impact investment fund dedicated to early-stage SMEs and start-ups in Senegal and the Gambia.

He was previously an independent consultant specializing in private equity and SME financing in Africa; since 2009 he conducted multiple investment transactions with SMEs in various sub-Saharan African countries. Previously, he was Vice-President Business Development & Planning at Belgacom (currently Proximus), the leading telecommunications and ICT company in Belgium, where he led some venture capital transactions in start-ups. Before that he co-founded a start-up and was also a Consultant at Accenture and KPMG.

He holds a Master’s degree in Management Science from the Solvay Business School (Belgium) and followed executive education at INSEAD (France).

Agenda Sessions

  • Growing a Culture of Innovation: Integrating West African Start-Ups in Digital Development