Justin Stanford is the co-founder and managing director of 4Di Group an early-stage technology venture capital fund based in Cape Town, South Africa. Having founded his first startup attempt at the age of 18, Justin has been involved in tech startups and entrepreneurial endeavours ever since. In 2009 Justin co-founded the Silicon Cape Initiative, an organization designed to highlight and catalyze South Africa's nascent emerging tech startup ecosystem.
On this episode you'll learn:
-What valuation discrepancies exist between startups in East Africa and South Africa?
-How has the VC ecosystem in Cape Town developed since 2009?
-What is Justin's advice to 18 year olds today who want to be entrepreneurs?