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Kevin Fleischer

Angel Investor, CEO, Zemali International

Kevin Fleischer
Kevin Fleischer

Kevin Fleischer is a maverick angel-investor with too many different e-mail addresses. He is active in film, art, technology, property, publishing and food. Long ago, he started his career at Morgan Stanley in New York and London, before becoming a partner in a structured-finance team based in London. In 1993, after an eight-year absence, he returned to South Africa, moving into satellite broadcast services. For a while he worked with Isaac Shongwe, setting up what is now Letsema Investments, and working on initial versions of BEE policy. In the early 2000’s he worked for the Gauteng government as founder and CEO of Blue Catalyst, an award-winning venture capital support network, through which he was on the ExCo of the South African Venture Capital Association. More recently, he has moved into the film industry, where he acts as Consigliere to teams producing local features, including White Wedding, the South African entry to the 2010 Academy Awards. He advises the Independent Producers Organisation and government on policy in the film and TV industry, sponsors the Black Entrepreneurs Forum and is active in developing transformation strategy for Independent Schools. He recently held his first solo photographic exhibition, and when he grows up, he wants to be a writer. He has a BA in economics from the University of the Witwatersrand, and an M.Phil in finance from Oxford. He is a Fellow of the sixth class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

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