Vumela Enterprise Development Fund Caryn Jeenes

Caryn Jeenes


BA LLB MBA, University of Cape Town

Caryn works to embed good governance practices in Vumela’s portfolio of high growth, early stage venture investments. She assists in building and supporting strong boards and governance structures, encouraging businesses to reach their growth potential and strategic objectives.

Before Edge, Caryn completed her legal articles and practiced as an attorney for almost 3 years in C&A Friedlander’s corporate and commercial department. Her practice included working with SME’s from various industries, assisting them in setting up and growing their businesses. While studying for her MBA she acted as the legal consultant to technology and production company, Let’s Sell Lobster, after which she was hired in the role of Head of Legal, assisting in securing contracts with major global hospitality groups.