Previous Episodes


Season 2, Episode 3: A bank for women in India featuring Chetna Sinha

Oct 13, 2021

Season 2, Episode 3: A bank for women in India featuring Chetna Sinha

IFC speaks to Chetna Sinha, founder of Mann Deshi Mahila Cooperative Bank, a bank in India aimed at rural women.

Season 2, Episode 02: Decentralizing Health Care in Ghana - Featuring Redbird’s Patrick Beattie

Sep 29, 2021

Season 2, Episode 02: Decentralizing Health Care in Ghana - Featuring Redbird’s Patrick Beattie

IFC speaks with Patrick Beattie, the co-founder and CEO of health tech company Redbird.

Season 2, Episode 01: Designing Green Buildings for Better Livelihoods

Sep 15, 2021

Season 2, Episode 01: Designing Green Buildings for Better Livelihoods

IFC talks to Sarah El Battouty, the founder of one of Egypt’s leading environmental design and auditing companies, ECOnsult.

Episode 08: How one Indian investor found self-confidence on the Internet - Featuring Shuvi Shrivastava

Mar 10, 2021

Episode 08: How one Indian investor found self-confidence on the Internet - Featuring Shuvi Shrivastava

IFC talks to Shuvi Shrivastava, Vice President at Lightspeed India, where she invests in startups in the fintech and consumer tech sector. In this episode, she talks about how she landed on a Forbes 30 under 30 list and highlights the struggle with self-confidence, both in herself and other entrepreneurs and investors in India, where opportunities for investment are increasing by the day.

Episode 07: The logistical challenges of rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine in Africa - Featuring Mohammed Akoojee of Imperial Logistics

Jan 27, 2021

Episode 07: The logistical challenges of rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine in Africa - Featuring Mohammed Akoojee of Imperial Logistics

For the second part of this two-part series on logistics, IFC talks to Imperial Logistics CEO Mohammed Akoojee again to discuss how African nations are planning for the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Episode 06: How Africa’s logistics sector is integrating tech solutions - Featuring Imperial Logistics’ Mohammed Akoojee

Jan 20, 2021

Episode 06: How Africa’s logistics sector is integrating tech solutions - Featuring Imperial Logistics’ Mohammed Akoojee

IFC talks to the CEO of Imperial Logistics, Mohammed Akoojee, about the challenges of the logistics sector in Africa and why investment in tech solutions is so vital for the evolution of the industry.

Episode 05: More than a Role Model for Other Female Founders in Africa - Featuring Water Access Rwanda’s Christelle Kwizera

Dec 16, 2020

Episode 05: More than a Role Model for Other Female Founders in Africa - Featuring Water Access Rwanda’s Christelle Kwizera

IFC talks to Christelle Kwizera about the challenges and rewards of starting Water Access Rwanda in her twenties and the power of skilled storytelling for the success of a start-up.

Episode 04: When challenges meet tech solutions in Africa - Featuring SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor

Dec 2, 2020

Episode 04: When challenges meet tech solutions in Africa - Featuring SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor

IFC talks to entrepreneur Aisha Pandor about how she came up with the idea for her business, the sacrifices of pursuing it, as well as how she has focused on building a sustainable company in Africa’s tech industry.