Daphne Kasambala

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About Me

Founder of Sapelle, a 3BL early stage e-commerce retail brand bringing contemporary design-led African products to the global marketplace, with a vision to be the leading mainstream African lifestyle retail brand, supporting African SMEs to reach global markets.

I have a background in Banking & Finance starting in Malawi, progressing to Director level, with loan portfolio experience in Global Retail, Manufacturing, and other sectors in London.

Special interests include job creation in Africa, women's empowerment, ethical African design, heritage craftsmanship and textiles.  

Personal Details

Full Name

Daphne Kasambala








United Kingdom

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Why are you interested in being part of VC4Africa?

We are seeking investment partners that understand the African landscape to help us in the next phase of our journey: implementing our push to growth.

To Offer

My areas of personal expertise include the following:

Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain, Product Development, Strategy and Planning

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

Sourcing, developing artisanal, ethical production.

Looking For

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

Partnering with impact investors seeking for-profit social ventures with a potential to make tangible and sustainable impact on Africa