About Us

Who We Are

Opelo Capital Limited ("Opelo Capital") is a Zambian based and female-led advisory and analytics firm created to support Africa's impact investing ecosystem. We work with companies and investors that have business models aligned to attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa.

We work to resolve the information gaps in Africa's market through technology improving the pipeline of investable early-stage impact businesses in Africa.

Our Story

The name Opelo means warmth and care in Setswana. Opelo Capital translates to Capital with Care and we are firmly rooted in supporting the African Union's Agenda 2063 achieving "the Africa We Want". We believe that finance combined with the intent to invest in Africa's development and sustainability can change the trajectory of future generations for the better.

Portfolio

We support early-stage businesses in some of Africa's key priorities sectors. We are creating entities specifically designed to provide tech-based solutions to data, advisory and market linkage challenges faced in Africa. Our portfolio of market-enablers is outlined below:

Meet the Team

Musopelo Mwanda

Chief Executive Officer

Musopelo’s passion lies in the intersection of corporate finance and sustainability supporting ventures in Africa in their quest to achieve financial return, social and environmental impact. She graduated from the University of Adelaide specialising in Corporate Finance, Corporate Social Responsibility, and International Business. She has over ten years experience in research, analysis, strategy, and sustainability.

Deborah Munyumbwe

Associate

Deborah supports market research and analysis at Opelo Capital. Deborah has held roles in the banking and pensions industry and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis on Accounting and Finance from Asia Pacific International University.

Thokozile Ndlovu

Associate | Marketing

Thokozile provides administration and marketing expertise and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Northrise University Zambia. Thokozile is has over six years experience in talent and event management, office administration and customer service.

Nkandu Mukabe

Developer | Graphic Designer

Nkandu spearheads the automation of Opelo Capital’s market enabling tools to provide clients with online and mobile app advisory. She has a passion for merging creativity with functionality. Nkandu holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Namibia.