Johan is a Partner at Quona Capital, a venture firm specializing in financial technology for inclusion in emerging markets. Quona Capital was formed with a simple idea – technology has the power to radically improve the quality, access, and affordability of financial services for underserved consumers and businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Asia.
Prior to Quona, Johan spent more than ten years starting and building consumer finance, insurance, and fintech businesses in Africa. He launched the first automated mobile-only unsecured loan product in Africa, closing pan-African partnership deals with some of the continent’s biggest mobile network operators, in turn providing mobile financial services products to millions of unbanked consumers, small businesses, and mobile money agents.
Johan spent his early career in more traditional financial services businesses like Goldman Sachs and RCS (a subsidiary of BNP Paribas).