Welcoming new member Elias Schulze


Umbrex is pleased to welcome Elias Schulze with The Africa Group.  Elias is an emerging markets entrepreneur and media strategist. Elias previously co-founded and managed Kana TV, Ethiopia’s leading television network, which was later acquired by Canal+.

He formerly served as an MD for Kaymu, a Jumia Group company, operating across 17 African markets. He is also Managing Partner of The Africa Group, an early-stage VC and boutique advisory shop focused on specialized opportunities in Africa. A former Engagement Manager for McKinsey & Company, Elias brings extensive strategic business experience to the frontier markets space.

Currently residing in London, Elias is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.