AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.
Lexi Novitske is a venture investor driving growth in the companies that form the foundation of sub-Saharan Africa’s robust digital marketplace. After becoming jaded of the New York hedge fund scene, Lexi moved to Lagos, Nigeria—Africa’s largest city, and home to the continent’s most active startup ecosystem. In search of a greater impact, she launched private-capital backed Singularity Investments in 2014. Lexi supports entrepreneurs building Africa’s growth companies, which span fin-tech, AI, logistics, and health-tech companies, including market-leaders such as Flutterwave and mPharma. Lexi is currently Managing Partner of Acuity Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in early to growth-stage technology companies in Africa. Lexi is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Kauffman Fellow.