H. 'Tomi Davies

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About Me

I am an advisor, board director and mentor with over three decades of outstanding experience building large-scale, national and region-wide IT, mobile, EdTech and ICT enabled infrastructure projects across Africa.

I have held a variety of leadership roles with global brands like Ernst & Young, Marks & Spencer, Elf, Sapient and the One Laptop Per Child project.
Over the last decade I have looked after a growing portfolio of African tech-enabled early stage ventures and am the Founder of the Lagos Angel Network (LAN). I am also President of the African Business Angel Network (ABAN).

I volunteer to a number of non-profit organizations and lecture at the Pan Atlantic University's Enterprise Development Centre. My diverse experience has been leveraged by organisations for advisory services, speaking engagements and non executive board roles at companies like MBO Capital Limited (Private Equity), TextNigeria Limited (Telecoms) and Sproxil Nigeria (Anti-Counterfeit Technologies).  

Personal Details

Full Name

H. 'Tomi Davies








United Kingdom

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Why are you interested in being part of VC4Africa?

I am interested in identifying VC4Africa member investors and ventures that will benefit from my capabilities and with whom my organisations and I can create value on and for the African continent.

As founder of the Lagos Angel Network, VC4A has become our platform of choice for running our DealDay investment rounds. The platform provides us with a repository for ventures aspiring for our funding and enabling us to coach and mentor them to success.

To Offer

My areas of personal expertise include the following:

Engineering and IT, Strategy and Planning

I can also offer the following expertise to the VC4Africa community:

Second Stage Mobile Technology Business Incubation in West Africa

Looking For

I am seeking expertise/coaching in the following areas:

Finance, Product Development

I also hope to gain the following from the VC4Africa community:

Identification and exposure to technology businesses that meet the following criteria:
1. Innovative use of mobile technology
2. 3 year ROI with positive EBITDA and verifiable cashflow
3. Demonstrable social impact from value created