Steven Grin
Managing PartnerLateral Capital
Steven is a Managing Partner at Lateral Capital. Lateral Capital is a mission-driven venture fund investing in early-stage opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa to bridge the gap between opportunity and capital. Lateral invests in technology enabled businesses that sustainably solve significant pain points across financial services, healthcare, education and clean technology sectors. Lateral has made four investments and secured the backing of leading family offices in the USA, Europe and Africa.

Steven is a seasoned entrepreneur and investment professional with twenty years of experience investing as a principal and fund manager across the globe. He has extensive experience in real estate development, energy, and venture investing. Prior to co-founding Lateral, Steven was a Director in the Office of the President of Guyana where he held responsibility for the implementation of their low-carbon development strategy and the execution of large-scale initiatives in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Steven started his career in real estate investing where he worked as an associate director for the Moinian Group and later co-founded the private equity firm Capstone Equities.

Steven graduated from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and has a B.A. in Finance and Philosophy from New York University. He holds FINRA series 63,79 and 82 registrations.