Advisory Board

Vakayi Capital focuses on supporting outstanding entrepreneurs providing  essential services in Zimbabwe.

Paul has over 20 years of experience investing in emerging markets.
He has been a director of E+Co, an investment company for renewable energy in emerging markets, and of SOVEC, and investment funds for SMEs in Ghana.

He was the lead developer of the Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund (GEEREF), a EUR 110 mln fund managed by the European Investment Bank, targeting emerging markets.

He has been engaged in investing seed capital and growth capital to entrepreneurs, including sectors like solar, hydro power and healthcare.
As a consultant his themes are financing of innovative businesses in emerging markets

Paul van Aalst

Dan Kranzler has been a startup entrepreneur for over 45 years managing, supporting, and financing high–tech start–up companies beginning with the earliest days of the startup of cellular telephone.

Dan has been involved in senior management roles at a number of communications and Internet companies and has been a global speaker and advisor on wireless, technology, organizational development “Service Leadership” and the corporate innovation gap.

He is currently the Managing Partner of eFund, LLC ( an early-stage funder of innovative technology startups in the Pacific Northwest.


Dan Kranzler