Ali is passionate about building and scaling businesses in Africa leveraging smart data. He works with local and multi-national firms to get unprecedented insights into their target audience in order to optimize operations and grow their bottom line.
He currently leads Fraym’s operations in Nigeria and across West Africa. Previously, He was an associate at Kupanda Capital; an investment firm focused on building and scaling African facing companies. There, I led our investment thesis in the off-grid solar industry, which culminated to the launch of Nithio.io. He also led Kupanda’s expansion effort in Nigeria and provided strategic support to portfolio companies. Before Kupanda, He interned with Root Capital, a trade financing organization where he was able to marry my passion for agriculture and finance. While at Root, he built a multi-million-dollar pipeline and developed the company’s route to market into Burkina Faso.