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SuperReturn Africa
3-5 December 2024
The Westin, Cape Town

Nikita Thakrar
Co-Founder & CEO at Included VC


Nikita is the Co-Founder and CEO of Included VC, and the creator of RISEInVC. Included VC is the first of its kind organisation globally, reaching 140 countries and 700 cities, revolutionising VC by creating investors from diverse communities which are often overlooked or excluded. Included VC has successfully placed 80+ investors in prominent funds worldwide including Sequoia, Octopus Ventures, Atomico, Balderton, Founders Factory Africa, Matrix, Hummingbird, Launch Africa, Enza and numerous others, driven by the belief that this will catalyse enduring change in the ecosystem for generations to come.

The Fellowship has already yielded significant results (% more than leading business schools globally) - over 85% of actively seeking Fellows are successfully breaking into the global venture capital ecosystem, spanning across Asia, Europe, South America & North America.

Nikita has demonstrated commitment to revolutionise the venture capital industry globally by championing diversity and inclusion, with a focus on creating sustainable, long-term change.

Agenda Sessions

  • Diversity and inclusion: action first