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Episode 32: Tyler Karahalios, MarketForce

This episode features an interview with Tyler Karahalios, Global Head of Special Projects and Merchant Banking for MarketForce, an East African retail distribution platform that was founded in Kenya in 2018.This episode includes a discussion of MarketForce's effort to build a super app for Africa's informal retailers.This episode is sponsored by Duda

Episode 31: Firas Ahmad, AzamPay

This episode features an interview with Firas Ahmad, Group CEO, AzamPay, an East African mobile money platform. Topics range from the future of mobile money to the state of venture investing in Africa. To access podcast bonus features, please subscribe at episode is sponsored by Duda

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