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Martin J. Bauwens

Martin J. Bauwens

Lawyer at Aretha Bauwens Holdings (Pty) Ltd
Cape Town, South Africa

Mentorship Connection

Free
This connection is free for all venture stages.
Accepting requests from:
Benefits

Regular 1-on-1 calls per agreement with mentor

Unlimited chat, email, or text within boundaries.

Usually responds in about 53 years

About

Good day,

My name is Martin J. Bauwens, aged 57.

Focusing on francophone countries, I wish to assist African start-ups with project conceptualisation, legal advice and seed capital, provided I understand or have the ability to understand what the project is about from a technical perspective.

I am a lawyer with roundabout 33 years of experience acquired in multiple jurisdictions, including francophone and anglophone countries, in Africa and in Europe.

I have in-depth expertise in contract law, crypto-assets regulations, conflict resolution, and privacy law, to only name a few. Lawyers have often perceived are rigid. I am the total opposite and this is probably the main reason why I am here, for the love of new ideas, innovation, and dedication.

Spoken languages

English French

Geographic focus

Mentorship motivation

  • I am looking for new investments
  • I want to scout for new opportunities in engaging as an advisor or for a board seat

Mentoring is a convenient, straightforward, and practical way to get to know the entrepreneurs, assist with conceptualization, provide (legal) advice where needed, and then decide on a potential seed capital investment.