Elena Haba is the Seed Manager of the Investors & Partners Acceleration in the Sahel Program in Ivory Coast lead by Comoé Capital. Elena also supports the development of the Ivorian startup ecosystem by providing training to entrepreneurs on investment-readiness.
Already in the world of impact investing for several years before joining Comoé Capital, Elena was an Investment Director at EWB working to support startups focused on development and access to essential services for vulnerable populations in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and Ethiopia. She has also worked on the development of a distance consultancy programme for micro and small enterprises in Ghana.
A lawyer by training, Elena obtained a double bachelor's degree in civil and common law (B.C.L./LL.B.) from McGill University and is admitted to the Quebec Bar. She is also a member of the Young Bar Association of Montreal.
About Comoé Capital
Comoé Capital is the first impact investment fund dedicated to the financing and support of Ivorian SMEs and start-ups.
Headed by Issa Sidibé, Comoé Capital is the fifth African fund sponsored by Investisseurs & Partenaires as part of the I&P Développement 2 fund. The fund network currently includes a fund in Niger (Sinergi Niger), Burkina Faso (Sinergi Burkina), Senegal (Teranga Capital) and Madagascar (Miarakap).