African Changemaker

Victor Asemota

Victor is a serial tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist who has contributed significantly to Africa’s tech ecosystem.

Born in Nigeria, he has been a pioneer in the African Information Technology industry, with his experience spanning more than two decades.

He is the Founder of Swifta Systems, a pioneer African software and technology services group with subsidiaries and operations in several African countries.


Victor sits on the boards of well-known financial technology and investment companies across Africa. He is also the board chairman of EdoInnovates, a board member of PlaceFund, and the Africa partner for Alta Global Ventures.

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