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Co-founder, Koa Technology

Ms. Delila Kidanu holds a BSc in International Relations & Business from Aston University and a MSc in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship from The Royal Technical Institute (KTH) in Stockholm. 


Delila worked started her career working in policy at the European union. She spent that time developing social responsibility programs and managing corporate partners i.e. Boeing, Google, Goodyear. She then ran her own consultancy focused on expansion and market assessment projects for various organizations such as Bitpesa, ThinkYoung, Boeing and Yusudi. Following this Delila headed the Business Development and Partnerships department at MEST Africa, where she engaged investors, partners to boost the pan-african tech ecosystem through the development and scaling of African Technology startups. Currently she has co-founded an early stage fin-tech company, Koa, focused on Micro savings and micro investment and supported and backed by Catalyst fund and multiple investors across the continent. 

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