Meet the Investor: Aniko Szigetvari, Atlantica Ventures

Born in Hungary, Aniko Szigetvari has over 20 years of experience investing in emerging markets, mainly focused on technology, media and telecom (TMT), and a stellar résumé that now has her heading up one of Africa’s newest and most active VC firms.

Previously global head of the TMT Group at the International Finance Corporation, leading the firm’s efforts from deal origination through portfolio management across all emerging markets, Szigetvari has also worked for McKinsey & Company, Kraft Foods International, and DHL Worldwide Express.

She has been investing in Africa since 2004, and in 2019 she co-founded Atlantica Ventures counts among its portfolio the likes of Paystack, recently acquired by Stripe, and Sendy, with Ik Kanu, who himself counts Helios and Convergence Partners among his previous employers.

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