Pule Taukobong is a founding partner of CRE Venture Capital and the founder of Africa Angels Network, the first angel investment group to focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. Pule is broadly recognized as a pioneer in building technology ecosystems across Africa through his early investments in many of the continent's fastest growing startups. Distinguished as a Kauffman Fellow and one of 100 Most Influential Africans in 2016, Pule frequently speaks on investing in Africa at the world's leading technology conferences and academic institutions.
CRE Venture Capital
We invest in and partner with visionary entrepreneurs in technology-driven startup companies in Sub-Saharan Africa.
We bring the full arsenal of our capital, global relationships, and experience to position the teams we work with for outsized success.
Pardon is a Founding Partner of CRE Venture Capital. He was previously a Principal at EL Rothschild, a Rothschild family investment holding company, overseeing investments and holdings in India, Europe, and Africa. Earlier on, he worked at Bain & Company in New York, at Emerging Capital Partners in Johannesburg, and at Temasek Holdings in Singapore. He is a graduate of Princeton University and the Wharton School of Business.