MBTN panels support entrepreneurs

Support Entrepreneurs The MBTN Accelerating Ideas Conference held 28th March 2019 at Rise, London and provided a forum to support entrepreneurs. There was inspiration, education and practical advice to startups, professionals and corporations on methods to scale businesses, evaluate funding options and engage with the investor community. Africa focused startups that pitched were from the […]

Afrobytes Event Series London 2018

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

Startup 54 Africa Tech Founders

Startup 54 creates innovative Africa tech  Startup54 by Foundervine brought together young professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs to form teams, build prototypes and create innovative tech businesses to innovate Africa tech. It was held (54 hours!) over the weekend of 9-11 November and hosted by Pivotal Software. Day 1 started Friday evening with Keynote address on […]

Venture Capital Funding in Africa

Venture Capital Funding in Africa TLA Africa recently organised a Panel discussion on  Venture Capital Funding in Africa. The event was third in the @TLAAfricaSocial series, and was held at Huckletree on 13 June, during London Tech Week. INTRODUCTIONS The event was Organised and coordinated by TLA Africa co-Leads, Akosua Annobil and Emem Usanga. Emem introduced the event […]

The Year of the African Scaleup

MEST Presents The Next Frontier: The Year of the African Scaleup MESTAfrica background as an Incubator with focus on African scaleup by establishing Hubs in Accra, Lagos, Nairobi, Cape Town with plans to expand to Abidjan. MEST is a subsidiary of Meltwater Foundation and have invested in 13 of their (incubator) companies. Next was a […]

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 the […]