Sheena Raikundalia

Sheena Raikundalia has over 10 years of experience in the legal, financial services and impact investment sectors in Europe and East Africa, and over 5 years’ board experience with a nonprofit. She is currently a senior advisor with Intellecap’s Kenya office, providing strategic advisory services to financial institutions, startups, corporations, development agencies and NGOs across the African market. She is also a non-executive director with Inuka Africa, a microfinance institution with 34 branches spread mainly in agricultural counties in Kenya. She is a U.K. qualified solicitor with a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Bristol and an MBA from Lord Ashcroft International Business School.


Articles by Sheena Raikundalia

  • Dr. Rajat Chabba / Sheena Raikundalia

    Inexpensive Impact: The Case for Frugal Innovations

    Over 4 billion people around the world lack necessities like food, water, energy, health care and housing. This represents not only a major social challenge but a major market, as low-income consumers have an annual purchasing capacity of US $5 trillion. Rajat Chabba and Sheena Raikundalia at Intellecap explore how entrepreneurs are developing innovative, frugal products to meet these customers’ needs – and why an ecosystem approach is needed to help them scale their solutions.

    business development, circular economy, innovation, startups, sustainable business
  • Sheena Raikundalia

    ‘The Face of the African Entrepreneur’

    The third annual Sankalp Africa Summit takes place Feb. 24-26 in Nairobi and is centered on the theme “Spurring the Entrepreneurship Economy.” In previewing the summit, Sheena Raikundalia of Intellecap interviewed Vava Angwenyi, founder of Vava Coffee. The Kenyan enterprise is creating sustainable livelihoods for over 30,000 smallholder coffee farmers as well as employing HIV-positive women and ex-offenders in the informal settlements surrounding the capital.

    Agriculture, Investing
    smallholder farmers
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