Areas of Expertise
Stephen Gugu

Stephen works as an adjunct faculty member in Entrepreneurial Finance at Strathmore Business School. He has been teaching finance and entrepreneurship related courses for the past 7 years. In this capacity Stephen acts as the principal trainer for the East African Venture Capital Association where he trains in valuation, deal structuring and negotiation. His research interests are in financing of entrepreneurial organizations with a bias to venture and private equity.


Stephen has over 8 years’ experience as both as a consultant and in employment. As a consultant he builds a variety of financial models for companies ranging from valuation, operations, negotiations and project financing. Stephen has consulted widely for early stage innovative businesses training over 400 entrepreneurs, carried out valuations and assisted them in fundraising and deal structuring. He sits on the advisory board of several start-ups and of Demo Africa, Africa’s premier Startup launch competition.


His education background consists of an MBA from Vlerick Business School in Belgium (Under the Kofi Annan Fellow Scholarship) (2011) an undergraduate degree in Law and several professional courses in Finance and Accounting. In 2013 he attended two training modules at IESE business school in Spain on Entrepreneurial Finance and in the Faculty Development Program.

During his spare time he enjoys travelling and interacting with different world cultures. He maintains that to travel is not only to discover but most importantly to learn!

Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200