Niama El Bassunie

Niama is a Moroccan startup founder, investor and advisor in technology companies in Africa and beyond.

She is the Founder of WaystoCap, a premier B2B marketplace in Africa on a mission to solve the inefficient continental supply chain by bringing: payments, logistics, and distribution into one online platform.

Now acquired, WaystoCap is one of the first North African companies to be accepted into Y Combinator in 2016.
Niama is also the Managing Partner at The Baobab Network, an accelerator investing in early-stage technology companies across Africa. At the Baobab Network, she is backing founders leveraging technology to solve some of the continent’s most significant challenges today.

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