Selma RibicaCo-Founder & Managing Partner at First Circle Capital
Selma Ribica is a Fintech entrepreneur, a veteran of the African FinTech industry, and Co-Founder and Managing Partner of First Circle Capital, African fintech-focused fund. As an early executive at M-Pesa, she was in charge of expansion and product innovation. After that, Selma founded, scaled and sold a FinTech business in London, Lebara Money, serving underbanked migrants. Since 2017, Selma has been investing in FinTech including names like Qonto, Expensya, Bamboo, Dash, THNDR etc. Now based out of Casablanca, Selma is managing an early-stage fintech fund for Africa First Circle Capital. She serves on board of fintech businesses in the region and advises prominent venture capital investors in Africa. INSEAD MBA graduate, Selma has lived in nine countries so far, and speaks 6 languages.