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Terach Franchi

Prior to joining Apis, Terach was part of the Fintech VC team at the IFC, the investment arm of the World Bank, where she invested across fintech verticals in Emerging Markets. Prior to that, Terach worked for Evercore in London where she advised on M&A transactions and public takeover defenses across industries.

Terach lives in Dubai and enjoys playing pool and basketball.


Cologne, Germany

Currently located

Dubai, UAE


German, English

Prior Experience

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If you did not work for Apis, what would you like to do?

I would probably want to work for an Afrobeats record label in Lagos.

What would the trip of a lifetime be for you?

Travelling to the Simien mountains in Ethiopia.

What do you like the most about Apis?

Investing alongside smart and passionate people in an entrepreneurial environment.

Why work with Growth Markets?

Young populations with strong tech adoption and an increasing number of entrepreneurs starting innovative financial services businesses are drivers of growth in emerging markets. Partnering with the most inspiring financial services players allows us to achieve financial returns while creating significant social impact.


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