Leonard Stiegeler


Ringier Africa AG


Leonard Stiegeler is the Founder of Pulse, the leading innovative media company in Africa. He is backing & investing in media-/technology- & -enabled ventures/assets. Some of his interests include Business Insider Africa, Art News Africa, Digital News Africa, Carbon, Flutterwave, Paystack and more. Prior, he was the General Manager of Swiss Ringier Africa AG since 2016 – responsible for building up the group’s business on the continent. Ringier is today active in 8 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and through its ROAM-holding leads brands such as Jobberman, Cheki, Private Property, BuyRentKenya, Pigiame, ZoomTanzania, and many more. Prior to his work with Ringier since 2013, Leo helped to establish Rocket Internet and other German investors in Africa. Leo is originally from Germany and has been based in different African countries since 2011.


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