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Solomon King

Solomon King

Chief Executive at Hryvnia Capital Advisors
Lagos, Nigeria

Mentorship Connection

This connection is free for all venture stages.

Four meetings per month

Unlimited chat, email, or text within boundaries.

Usually responds in about 7 hours


With 17 years of experience in the funding and finance space and a passion for nurturing African entrepreneurs, I am thrilled to apply as a VC4A mentor. I’ve successfully guided 10+ startups to secure funding exceeding $20 million, focusing on agribusiness, FMCGs, telecommunications, and energy.

Deeply impressed by VC4A’s impact, I believe my expertise in capital and fund-raising strategies and proven track record can empower mentees to achieve their goals. I’m eager to share my knowledge, offer strategic guidance, and connect mentees with valuable networks.

Spoken languages

English Yoruba

Geographic focus

Mentorship motivation

  • I like to learn about industries and new businesses
  • I want to give back to the startup ecosystem and entrepreneurs coming up
  • I want to make new connections for myself and/or the organization I represent
  • I want to scout for new opportunities in engaging as an advisor or for a board seat

Driven by a 17-year legacy of empowering startups and SMEs, I’m thrilled to express my strong desire to serve as a VC4A mentor. It is my passion to see entrepreneurs flourish.

Beyond mere skills, I have a genuine dedication to nurturing talent. I believe in providing a supportive and collaborative environment where entrepreneurs can learn, grow, and confidently navigate challenges.

I deeply resonate with VC4A’s mission to empower emerging businesses and contribute to a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. I actively engage with the latest industry trends, ensuring my guidance remains relevant and impactful.

Joining VC4A allows me to leverage my proven track record and unwavering passion to make a tangible difference. Being part of a vibrant community dedicated to fostering the next generation of industry leaders. I am confident that my skills, experience, and unwavering commitment make me a valuable asset to the VC4A program.