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4G Capital accompanies US Ambassador Meg Whitman on San Francisco investment roadshow

Updated: Sep 15, 2023

14 September, Nairobi, Kenya. 4G Capital a market leading neobank powering micro and small business growth in Kenya and Uganda, is one of a select group of companies accompanying Meg Whitman, U.S. Ambassador to Kenya, on the US-Kenya Business Roadshow, in partnership with the U.S. Government's Prosper Africa.

The event will be held on 15 September at the Mission Bay Centre, San Francisco. The former eBay and Hewlett Packard CEO is showcasing the huge and growing African investment opportunity. 25% of humans on Earth and one in three working age adults will live in Africa by 2050. The fast-growing tech and financial services sectors are natural focus areas.

4G Capital (Financial Times 100 fastest growing companies in Africa and highest scoring fintech B Corporation) addresses the $450 Billion finance gap in Africa with micro-loans and enterprise training delivered through their unique platform. The company has loaned over $390million over the past 10 years. With a strong base of US investors, 4G Capital is proud to be part of the US investment story in Africa.

We are excited and honoured to be part of Ambassador Whitman’s mission to connect Silicon Valley with the Silicon Savannah. 4G Capital is proud to showcase an African solution to the global challenge for small enterprise growth. Blending US and African expertise is fundamental to getting the right product-market fit. We look forward to welcoming more US engagement with the world’s fastest growing markets.

- Wayne Hennessy-Barrett, CEO & Founder of 4G Capital

Founder and Co-Founder Wayne and Genevieve Hennessy-Barrett will be in the Bay Area from 12-23 September as part of Ambassador Meg's roadshow and at TechCrunch Disrupt 19-21 September.

Having successfully closed its Series C round in February 2022, 4G Capital is considering strategic partnerships to continue its growth beyond Kenya and Uganda into other emerging markets, and play its part in addressing the $5 trillion Global MSME finance gap.


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