iSON's Coverage in upcoming Emerging Market - Africa


iSON Group markets covers about 65% of the total African population

(USD bn)

iSON Group markets covers geographies that account for about 80% of Africa’s total GDP

Mobile Penetration
(per 100)

iSON Group markets have significantly higher average mobile penetration rates than the Africa average

Internet Penetration
(per 100)

iSON Group markets have above average Internet penetration rates than the Africa average

About Us

iSON Innovation & Investments promotes digital internet businesses in the TMT Sector in emerging markets by providing Initial Seed/Pre Series - A capital to help incubate disruptive ideas and mold them into successful businesses. iSON Innovation & Investments also called i3, is an initiative launched under the flagship of the iSON Group. The aim of this initiative is to drive innovations, especially in internet business in emerging markets. i3 has made investments in some revolutionary ideas over the years and continues to invest in organizations and ideas that have the extra edge.

Our Deals




Watch Our Company Success History

Advisory Board


Bill has more than 30 years of global experience & deep domain expertise in the Telecom and IT Managed Service industry. He has held executive positions within DSL and ISP’s operator's undersea cable system and successful Silicon Valley vas companies.

Bill Crawley


Bala has rich experience in deal making, large account management and financial engineering. He advises companies for new business development, strategic investments, M&A, private equity & venture funding.

Entrepreneurial product and solution specialist, Sandeep has years record of experience and demonstrated success driving multi-million dollar sales growth, coupled with a stellar software development background.

Sandeep Mittal

Board Advisor

Dr Rajesh Sanghi has a solid grasp of global business climate and global outlook. He carries extensive operational management experience in wide business spectrum starting with his Air force background.

Sunil runs YourNest, an early stage venture fund he conceptualized and founded in 2011. YourNest liberates “entrepreneurial potential' for creating abnormal value while investing in technology enabled vibrant business ideas.

Sunil Goyal


Our Team


Ramesh, a dynamic entrepreneur, an Indo-African business magnate, investor and philanthropist has deep business interests across Africa and Middle East. Ramesh has invested in over 20 early-stage start-ups in tech and internet space. HE is LP in several Alternate Investment Funds

Ramesh Awtaney

Founder and Chairman

A first-generation entrepreneur, telecom veteran and accredited “All Star Salesman” by the Fortune Magazine, Vivek has built a dynamic ecosystem of businesses in IT & ITeS, BPO, Telecom Infrastructure and Services and now Healthcare, across Africa, Asia and Middle-East. As an angel investor, Vivek holds Board of Director position in several Tech startups across emerging markets.

Vivek Gupta

Founder and Director

Yatharth specialises in Digital and Communications Management with Masters from Hyper Island Manchester and University of Southern California LA, USA. He currently works at Munich for o2 (Telefonica Germany) as Brand Strategy Manager. He oversees family investments in early stage companies and is a board member of iSON Group.

Yatharth Awtaney

Board Member

Entrepreneurial and internationally exposed, Snigdha comes with diverse experience of building and innovating businesses in markets across Africa, Middle East, and South-East Asia. Snigdha is a London Business School and Boston University Alumnus and currently heads Strategy and Business Development at iSON Tower.

Snigdha Gupta

Board Member

iSON's footprint

iSON Location BVI Morocco Senegal Sierra Leone Liberia Burkina Faso Ghana Nigeria Niger Chad cameroon Gabon Congo DRC South Africa Zambia Tanzania Malawi Burundi Rwanda Uganda South Sudan Kenya Madagascar Mauritius Dubai Bahrain India Bangladesh Myanmar Malaysia

Get in Touch

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