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Alex Ntare
Alex Ntare Chief Executive Officer Rwanda ICT Chamber Alex Ntare is Chief Executive Officer of the Rwanda ICT Chamber where his work involves bridging the gap between private and public sector players in the ICT industry as well as overseeing and establishing new innovation centres for technology startups among them KLAB, Fablab Rwanda and a...
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Daniel Yu
Daniel Yu CEO Sokowatch Daniel founded Sokowatch after witnessing pervasive product stockouts at small retail stores while living in Egypt. Prior to founding Sokowatch, Daniel worked as a software developer and Chief Technical Officer for several early-stage startups in the US and attended the University of Chicago where he focused on International Studies and Linguistics....
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Albert Munyabugingo
Albert Munyabugingo Managing Director Jumia Food Albert Munyabugingo is Jumia Food Rwanda’s Managing Director, a leading online food delivery marketplace in Africa. Managing Director of Jumia Food Rwanda, Africa’s leading online food delivery marketplace, active in more than 10 countries in Africa. The company enables restaurants to become visible on the online and mobile world...
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Benjamin Hans
Benjamin Hans Product Development Director One Acre Fund Benjamin Hans is the Product Development Director at One Acre Fund, a nonprofit social enterprise working with more than 500,000 smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa to eradicate hunger and poverty. Benjamin has seven years of experience with building software in low infrastructure environments to support client-facing financial...
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Sara Oon
Sara Oon Global Head of Finance at Sokowatch Sara is currently the Global Head of Finance at Sokowatch, where she manages financial operations, reporting, budgeting, compliance, and fundraising. Prior to joining Sokowatch, Sara served as Co-Founder and Partner of NISK Capital, an East Africa-focused financial advisory firm specializing in corporate capital raising and investment consulting....
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Paul Coogan
Paul Coogan iflix Regional Manager (East Africa) With nearly 20 years’ experience in the media industry, Paul has been at the forefront of the industry's dynamic changes. He was the Group General Manager for Family Media (national television and radio station in Kenya) for 15 years. Heavily involved in the groups expansion throughout East Africa...
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Gregoire de Padirac
Gregoire de Padirac Investment Manager Orange Digital Ventures Africa Gregoire de Padirac serves as Investment Manager at Orange Digital Ventures Africa, based in Dakar (Senegal). ODV Africa is au €50m fund dedicated to early stage investments into start-up focusing on the continent. Gregoire started in Venture Capital in 2015 in Paris. His main focus were...
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Alex Kapungu
Alex Kapungu Executive Chairman DMM.Hehe Alex Kapungu is DMM.com’s first manager of African origin and currently serves as Executive Chairman of DMM.Hehe, after leading DMM.com’s first merger and acquisition project in Africa, with DMM.com acquiring HeHelabs, a Rwandan mobile technologies company. He also serves on the board of AC Group LTD, a Rwandan company that...
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Proud Dzambukira
Proud Dzambukira Strategic Product Partnerships Manager, Africa, Facebook Proud joined the Facebook Strategic Platform Partnerships team in 2016. In his role, he works with entrepreneurs and startups in Sub-Saharan Africa to create value by leveraging Facebook's platform products. His passion is to aid the digital transformation of African business to unlock sustainable economic growth. He...
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Regis Rugemanshuro
Regis Rugemanshuro CEO BK TecHouse Mr. Regis Rugemanshuro, PMP, SPC4 serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Kigali TecHouse Ltd, a subsidiary company of Bank of Kigali Group PLC. Mr. Rugemanshuro spent his career in the United States consulting for the global Tech giants such as Hewlett Packard (HP) as a Program Manager...
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