Audrey de Fondaumière
Audrey has presented the youtaa.com project. So it’s presented a facebook-like web platform but designed specifically for businesses. My understanding is that it intends to be an alibaba.com – like but targeting Africa businesses. This platform will be a place for buyers and sellers to deal, or seek for news.
Youtaa.com, with Ashoka implementation are still in preimplementation stage so far. Let’s hope they will move into implementation soon.
Bio: Audrey, born in Réunion island is clearly multicultural. She loves to refer to her mixed origin: a quarter Indian, a quarter white and the other half being a mix of afro-arab-malagasy blood.
Once specialised in public law, she has experience in law reforms in France and in Argentina. She then took a 180 degree turn whereby she turned to finance as she “at least wanted to create value to the scale of a company”, though she studied in London (where she met Rebecca), then practised in the investment banking field in Madrid, then she accepted a managing director of a data company in Madagascar.
Since her London studies, with Rebecca, they worked on Youtaa, a tool geared at developing Africa