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SuperReturn Emerging Markets
24-26 June, 2024
Hotel OkuraAmsterdam

Kevin Simmons
General Partner at LoftyInc Capital


Kevin Simmons is a builder of high growth technology companies. He is a successful technology investor, has helped run several tech startups, and serves as strategic advisor to CEOs of technology startups. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, with service at the United States Military Academy at West Point, he excels at leadership and team dynamics in high-stress environments.

He is an experienced angel and venture capital investor and co-founded Valhalla Investment Group in Houston, TX, and helped start the Afroprenuer Angel Group in Africa. A former Venture Partner with pan-African VC leader LoftyInc Capital Management, he is now a General Partner of the Alpha Fund, a $65m venture fund. Kevin has invested in over 100 technology companies including 3 of Africa’s 8 unicorns. Kevin is a writer and regularly teaches classes on pitching, raising capital, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

He is a former project manager for global oil giant Chevron where he managed complex engineering and construction projects in six (6) countries and his work has been featured in the leading industry publication Offshore. He holds advanced management and business degrees from Stanford University, Rice University, and the University of Oxford. As CEO of UK electric vehicle software Electric Miles, he navigated the company to a successful exit by acquisition, and he has helped launch or co-found four other technology startups, including UK award-winning Aceleron where he was the Chief Finance and Operations Officer, and notable US-based Innclusive which was featured in The Fast Company; The Washington Post; and Forbes.

Agenda Sessions

  • Pitch your project!


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