Virtual coffee: finance for the future – #3 The Investor view, Charlie Graham-Brown (Seedstars)
This Meetup series aims to bring together sustainable finance and fintech enthusiasts and shapers to build a basis for collaboration. It’s all about sharing knowledge, meeting new people and exchanging business ideas – online from your lounge with a cup of coffee in your hand. Kick-start your day with insights and new inspiration.
#3 The Investor view, Charlie Graham-Brown (Seedstars)
During this third episode of the series, we will deep dive into the perspective of Sustainable investments. Join this session to get insights about what sustainable investments are, how and why Seedstars does sustainable investments as well as arising opportunities. We are aiming for interactive sessions, so bring all the questions you might have around that topic to the session.
We are excited to have Charlie Graham-Brown, Partner & Chief Investment Officer of Seedstars with us as a speaker. Charlie started out as a mechanical engineer working on projects such as A380 at Airbus. Following an MBA at the Collège des Ingénieurs in Paris, he moved to Geneva and into impact investment management with BlueOrchard Finance investing in 20+ countries across Africa, Asia and MENA. In early 2014 he joined the founding team of Seedstars to manage the growth from just 20 countries to over 70. Responsible for investments, he has accumulated deep knowledge of technology trends in emerging markets with a current portfolio of over 50 startups in 25 countries. (https://www.linkedin.com/in/cgrahambrown/)
Seedstars investment Bio:
Seedstars invests in seed-stage tech startups in emerging markets through batches of its Growth Program. Leveraging the Seedstars community in over 80 ecosystems, the fund has access to over 6,000 deals a year. Key investment sectors include FinTech, EdTech, AgTech, HeathTech. (https://www.seedstars.com)