Draper Venture Network
Sid is the Director of Partnerships for the Draper Venture Network, an alliance of 12 venture firms on four continents, with investments in over 400 companies globally ($1.8B in current assets).
Previously, Sid worked in Tanzania where he started a new country operation for the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, a Maryland-based healthcare organization. His previous experience includes running energy programs in the UK for Royal Dutch Shell and the Ministry of Justice. Prior to that, while at University, Sid ran a small computer assembly business in Zambia.
Sid maintains an active involvement in African technology with Board/Advisor roles at CRE Venture Capital, LIONS@FRICA, and Kalene Education Fund.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Sid graduated with an MBA in entrepreneurship from the Acton School of Business. He also holds a Bachelor's degree in chemical process engineering from the University of Sheffield, UK, where he was a Zambian Industry Scholar.
As a member of Class 19, Sid served his fellowship at Draper Venture Network under the mentorship of Gabe Turner, Executive Director.