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MBTN accelerates Africa startups

MBTN accelerates Africatech startups The MBTN Accelerating Ideas Conference recently held 28th March at Rise, London. The event provided a forum for inspiration, education and practical advice to startups, professionals and corporations on methods to scale businesses, evaluate funding options and engage with the investor community. https://www.mbtnaiconference.com/ Africa focused startups that pitched were from the […]

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MBTN panels support entrepreneurs

MBTN entrepreneurs get to meet funders The panels gave MBTN entrepreneurs opportunities for VC firms, Angel Investor Networks and other business funders to talk about their organisations, and how they support entrepreneurs. Panel: How to innovate in Africa and build partnerships to take ideas to reality Franklin Amoo Founding Partner, Bayliss Emerging Markets Bryan Mezue […]

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MBTN funding pitch for startups

to experts and investor audience The event featured funding pitch sessions by the startups, with feedback given by an audience of industry experts & investors. SESSION ONEMaxx Ginnane Founder, Market without Borders Bootstrapped and seeks seed funding £280K.Taken part in FCA Innovation Lab.Launched in Kenya with mobile money partnerships. Blockchain for African artisans market, payment […]

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Africa 3.0 pitch@Palace – Tech Verticals

Africa 3.0 pitch@Palace – Tech Verticals and sectors The Duke of York founded Pitch@Palace in 2014 to provide a platform to accelerate the work of Entrepreneurs. Pitch@Palace gives Entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet CEO’s, Investors and potential business partners. Africa 3.0 Event is supported by Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE). The Entrepreneurs are also part […]

Afrobytes Event Series London 2018

Afrobytes Event Series London 2018   The Afrobytes London event held on Thursday 6th December evening at Wayra UK, with the support of ecosystem partners to connect London and the African Tech community. Afrobytes is creating a new tech ecosystem to connect the African Tech community with other global tech ecosystems. Afrobytes builds bridges between […]

Afrobytes creating a new tech ecosystem

Afrobytes creating a new tech ecosystem

Afrobytes creating a new tech ecosystem Afrobytes Event Series London 2018 Afrobytes is creating a new tech ecosystem to connect the African Tech community with other global tech ecosystems and builds bridges to foster collaboration and innovation. The Afrobytes Series London event held on Thursday 6th December evening at Wayra UK,  London. It was held […]

Investing in Ghana Small and Medium sized Enterprises

Impact Investment in Ghana

Investing in Ghana-related Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Investing in Ghana-related Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Star100 recently launched a new ad hoc series looking at diaspora investing, to consider the make-up of the SME ecosystem in Ghana and how the diaspora might invest in it for financial return and social impact. The event had a panel […]

UK Tech 2 Lagos Road Trip Review

UK Tech 2 Lagos Road Trip

Beach-head for our Africa market entry! Yup, boxes ticked, we gone and done finished the #UKTech2Lagos Trip. Here’s a highlight and review of the Trip. But remember, Lagos is only the beach-head for our #Africa market entry! Trip Highlights: African Business Angel Network (ABAN) Masterclass led by Tomi Davies, Co-Founder ABAN and Lagos Angel Network […]

African Scaleup Investment panel

The Year of the African Scaleup

MEST Presents The Next Frontier: The Year of the African Scaleup 8 February 2018, @SHACK15hub hosted @TLAAfrica @MESTAfrica event. The investment panel was moderated by Paris Petgrave @ParisPetgrave with panelists Nicole Anderson @NicoleAnMo and Tomi Davies @TomiDee discussing African scaleups and fundraising INTRODUCTIONS The event was Organised and coordinated by @DylanRichts Partnerships and Fundraising Associate […]

The Blockchain and Africa focus

Providing a range of Africa-based applications   Blockchain and Africa Focus: This event held on 23 November, organised by Richard Tandoh Chair Star 100 with Keynote and panel moderation by Hamish Thomas, Partner & EMEIA Financial Services  Leader, EY. Keynote by Hamish Thomas set out some of the challenges of applying the technology and examined […]

TLA Tech World Tour Africa focus

TLA Tech World Tour Africa focus The ‘TLA Tech World Tour’ on 16 November, was held by Tech London Advocates (TLA) at HereEast, with an Introduction by Russ Shaw Founder TechLondonAdvocates and GlobalTechAdvocates. Moderator was Ben Thompson from BBC. The event was also the Launch of GlobalTechAdvocates with 8 TLA sister groups, which grows TLA […]