Tomi’s Best Quote of the Episode ” Investors in invest in various forms, of which cash is the cheapest”
Charismatic and dynamic leader with 20+ years of accelerated and progressive accomplishments leading digital transformation, technology strategy, procurement, implementation, and financial turnaround initiatives within oil & gas, retail, technology, emerging markets, telecommunications and hospitality globally.
An IT systems analyst turned advisor, public speaker and angel investor, with outstanding experience building large-scale, national and region-wide technology enabled infrastructure projects across Africa and has held a variety of executive leadership roles with influential global brands including Ernst & Young, Marks & Spencer, Elf Aquitaine, Sapient and the One Laptop Per Child project.
Strong strategic planner, problem solver, non-profit, operations and project manager who consistently delivers desired results while contributing to excellence. Has been regularly recognised for success in building teams, developing cost-effective processes to streamline corporate operations and enhance operational performance. Entrepreneur with start-up expertise and over the last decade has been nurturing a portfolio of tech-enabled early stage businesses originating from Africa. Someone who consistently applies project planning and execution skills with a goal-oriented approach that ensures efficiency and success which inspired 2014 book “The African Project Manager”.
As a thought leader, his personal goal is to inspire “maximising the creation of social and economic value using technology”. Co-founder of the Lagos Angel Network (LAN), President of the African Business Angel Network (ABAN), board member at MBO Capital (Private Equity) and TextNigeria (Telecoms).
Tomi on the Tailored Business Show
Tomi and Tania discuss what investors look for when investing, what should entrepreneurs know about investors, the different types of investments angel investors make : cash, sweat equity, mind equity and access to markets and much more.. want to find watch the full episode? Subscribe to our newsletter to be kept up to date on official release
ABOUT HARRY TOMI DAVIES
Harry Tomi Davies (born June 9, 1955) is a Nigerian British investor, speaker, author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and advisor to technology companies. He is the chief executive officer of TVCLabs, a technology business accelerator based in Lagos and also sits on the boards of Sproxil, Strika Entertainment, TechnoVision Communications and PeoplePrime. Davies is co-founder of the Lagos Angel Network and President of the African Business Angel Network.
ABOUT AFRICA BUSINESS ANGEL NETWORK
ABAN is a pan-African non-profit association founded to support the development of early stage investor networks. ABAN began as a consortium of independent African Angel investing networks including Lagos Angels Network (LAN), Cameroon Angel Network (CAN), Cairo Angels, Ghana Angel Network (GAIN), Venture Capital for Africa (VC4Africa), Silicon Cape, Middle-East Business Angels Network (MBAN) and the European Business Angel Network (EBAN).