Faith Chege

East Africa Associate, Factor[e] Venture




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Faith Chege is the East Africa Associate at Factor[e] Venture an early stage venture capital firm that supports early stage entrepreneurs through a unique blend of risk capital and world-class technical resources. We find, validate, fund, de-risk, and grow a rich pipeline of social ventures that aim to solve profound global problems. She is responsible for supporting portfolio companies in East Africa as well as sourcing for a robust pipeline of promising and high-impact ventures.

Prior to Factor[e], Faith was the CFO at Barefoot Power Africa, a social enterprise that manufactures and distributes solar products for energy access in developing economies. She holds a in International Business Administration (Finance) from the United States International University. Faith is also a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum and a Mandela Washington Fellow 2015.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020