Bass Niang

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About Me

I am focused on the equity financing of medium sized companies across West Africa, in a variety of sectors such as technology, media, light manufacturing, agri-business, healthcare and education. Prior to that, I worked for the investment management division of a leading American Bank and the world’s third largest asset manager as a Portfolio Director. My experience led him to work with global corporations as well as new ventures companies in North America, Europe, and West Africa.  

Personal Details

Full Name

Bass Niang




Ivory Coast

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Why are you interested in being part of VC4Africa?

Working with startups has been a family affair for me, as my family started, managed, and exited a number of ventures companies when I was growing up. Those early interactions with the startup world nurtured in me a true love and passion for the ingenuity and dedication of hardworking entrepreneurs, especially in the early stage of their journey. It’s this passion, added to the skills that he gained through my professional career that I want to use as a mentor to service dynamic entrepreneurs in Africa, especially in Francophone West Africa where I was raised.

To Offer

My areas of personal expertise include the following:

Finance, Strategy and Planning