On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo (SuperLead CEO) interviewed Polo Leteka who is the Chairman and Founder of IDF Capital, a South African based entrepreneurial financier and advisory firm. Polo Leteka is a highly accomplished and experienced entrepreneur and private equity investor. Through IDF Capital, Polo has contributed towards channelling investments into women-owned SMEs across South Africa. In 2015, she co-founded Alitheia IDF Managers to continue investing in high growth businesses across Sub-Saharan Africa that are women owned and led. She was also part of South Africa’s version of the Dragons Den show and is co-Author of a book called “…..and for all these reasons, I’M IN…..”, which seeks to assist entrepreneurs to become investor ready.
On this interview, Polo shares her journey and the leadership lessons she has learn over the years, unpacks how the IDF Capital has been instrumental in demonstrating her passion for transformation and development expanding outside the borders of South Africa. She lets us in on some of the secrets why IDF Capital has done so well since inception and through through the pandemic. She gives entrepreneurs tips on how to be investor ready and succeed in business