Machal Karim

I'm really excited to introduce this headline episode with Machal Karim.

Machal is currently an Executive in CDC Group's Development Impact team. She has over 10 years of experience working in frontier markets. Before CDC Group she worked with the Mastercard Foundation, IFC, UN Capital Development Fund, Oxford Policy Management, and Leapfrog Investments just to name a few.

In this episode we talk about integrating impact into the deal flow process, and the role of principles and guidelines to protect consumers and stoke investment in emerging markets.

Brendan Mullen

In this interview Brendan Mullen, co-founder and Managing Director of Secha Capital, talks about the firm's differentiated approach to Private Equity, specifically suited for working with its portfolio companies, prioritizing sweat equity and a longer term partnership with companies in the 'missing middle'.


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