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Michele Wanjiku

Michele is the Africa Regional Lead of Endeavor Catalyst, Endeavor’s innovative co-investment fund. Since launching in 2012, Endeavor Catalyst has raised over $500M+ across four funds and made 300+ investments in 30+ different countries. In Africa, the fund has invested in 30+ Endeavor Companies across South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt. Prior to Endeavor, Michele started her career in Corporate Banking at J.P. Morgan where she covered U.S. Public Sector Enterprises. Michele is also a founding team member and strategic advisor for Chui Ventures, a Pan-African seed fund that invests in local founders. A graduate of NYU, Michele spends her time between New York and Kenya.