Verone Mankou

Verone Mankou

CEO and Founder, VMK

Congo

CEO and Founder of VMK, a Congolese startup that aims to “make technology accessible to the greatest number”. VMK is known for putting on the market in 2011 the first tablet PC designed in Africa in 2012 VMK repeated this feat by selling the first smartphone designed in Africa.

Today, VMK is currently building a plant in Congo to assemble these products and developing a “tablet for development”, dedicated to the education, health and agriculture priced at 70 USD.

Verone was Among Forbes Magazine top 30 entrepreneurs under 30 2015. Named in the 100 most influential Africans, “New African” Magazine 2014.