Investors, start-ups to meet in London
BUSINESS| June 9, 2012, 7:50 a.m.
The annual Africa Gathering conference on innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa will be held in London on 15 June.
Hosted at the Thomson Reuters Foundation in collaboration with the Indigo trust Foundation, the Africa Gathering annual conference will be held on 15June in London.
The event provides an opportunity for delegates and speakers to share their ideas on the start-up culture across Africa and to showcase just some of the innovations that have emerged in recent times in the continent.
This conference seeks to reframe the debate around Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Africa. It will demonstrate how the creative African cheetahs are currently moving fast and taking the lead in developing amazing technology solutions currently changing and improving lives.
Africa Gathering 2012 will encourage UK investors, to start looking seriously at African start-ups and learn at the same time from the Managers of the Hubs and incubators where growth is increasing rapidly.
MORE BUSINESS NEWS
Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh heads IBM Ghana as Country General ManagerIBM Ghana says it has appointed Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh as its Country General Manager. Read More
MTN SA CEO resignsMTN Group today announced the resignation of Ahmad Farroukh, CEO of MTN South Africa, which is effective 31 July 2015. Read More
Diamond Bank CEO wins Best Digital Banker of the YearDiamond Bank Plc’s CEO, Uzoma Dozie, has won the Best Digital Banker of the Year award of the American Banker, Bank Technology News. Read More
DHL to invest millions of Euros across SSA in 2015DHL plans to invest millions in upgrading its shipment handling systems and facilities in SSA this year. Read More
Ebenezer Asante to assume CEO role of MTN GhanaEbenezer Twum Asante will officially assume the position of Chief Executive Officer for MTN Ghana, effective 1st July, 2015. Read More
Nomanini scales West African footprint with Transaction Solutions partnershipSouth African-based portable Point of Sale (PoS) service provider Nomanini has signed an exclusive agreement with Transactions Solutions Ghana Limited to substantially scale numbers of its cloud-based PoS terminals in Ghana. Read More
Online procurement system for East Africa goes liveKenyan IT start-up M-Tenders Systems has created East Africa’s first live online procurement system, www.m-tenders.com. Read More
Customer experience starts with staff experienceCompanies seeking to improve customer experience to boost business may be overlooking a critical component in the mix: staff, says new Interactive Intelligence research. Read More
MasterCard, Ecobank Group to accelerate e-payment in SSAEcobank, Africa’s largest bank by geographical reach, will roll out MasterCard payment solutions to millions of its customers in Africa. Read More
FEATURED STORYIHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacity
Mohammed Darwish, managing director of IHS Towers, says the firm will soon inject another $500million into the business after raising some $2.5billion to finance expansion drives. Darwish spoke with biztecafrica.com in Lagos.
BEST READ NEWS
IN DEPTHAs curtain falls on MDGs, what next?
Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, speaks to Biztechafrica about setting smart targets.