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Operational investment company Birimian launches to support African luxury and premium brands

Operational investment company Birimian launches to support African luxury and premium brands

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Today marks the launch of Birimian (Birimianventures.com), the first operational investment company dedicated exclusively to African luxury and premium heritage brands. Founded with an all-female executive team, Birimian is led by Laureen Kouassi-Olsson, a seasoned executive of the African financial services and private equity industries. From launch, Birimian will support designers on the continent and in the diaspora to facilitate and accelerate the growth of their businesses regionally and internationally. Birimian will be a bridge between the continent’s entrepreneurs and creative talent, and strategic stakeholders in the international fashion and luxury industries. Delivered through a combination of mentoring, financial and operational support, Birimian will establish an ecosystem...