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Eline Blaauboer Africa Tech Ventures / TBL Mirror Fund
Eline Blaauboer
Eline Blaauboer Africa Tech Ventures TBL Mirror Fund Safaricom Spark Fund Eline Blaauboer has worked in the venture capital and private equity sector in both Europe and Africa for the last 18 years. She started her career at Gilde Investment Management, focused on investing in early stage IT companies in Europe, US and Israel. In...
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Rostan Schwab is Senior Investment Officer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. He is in charge of Fintech investments for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Rostan Schwab
Rostan Schwab Senior Investment Officer International Finance Corporation (IFC) Rostan Schwab is Senior Investment Officer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. He is in charge of Fintech investments for Sub-Saharan Africa. Rostan is a French and Brazilian national. He started his professional career in 1995 as a junior...
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Emmanuel Noah BenBen
Emmanuel Noah
Emmanuel Noah Co-founder & CEO, Benben Raised in Accra, Ghana, Emmanuel has witnessed first hand the bottlenecks present in the country’s land administration system. After his studies at the University of Michigan, Emmanuel returned to Ghana in 2015 where he served as a Government Technology Specialist at the Ministry of Lands. It was during this...
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Jessica Hope
Jessica Hope
Jessica Hope MD of Wimbart  Jessica Hope is the founder and MD of Wimbart, a boutique public relations company with a heavy emphasis on Africa & emerging markets. Her clients include Iroko, Konga, Ringier, She Leads Africa, Paystack and many more.  She graduated from the University of Manchester with a BA in History and MA...
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Adam Farah
Adam Farah Co-founder Zazu Adam is the co-founder and CTO of Zazu, a logistics supported trading platform connecting farmers to markets. Previously, he worked in the Ethics Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and on DfID projects in El Salvador & Zimbabwe supporting smallholder farmers.   
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Matthew Saal
Matthew Saal Head of Digital Finance, Financial Institutions Group at IFC Matthew was previously Associate Director in the Local Currency and Capital Markets Development initiative of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He previously covered banks, non-bank financial institutions, and equity funds as sector coordinator for financial institutions in the Office of the...
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Maxime Bayen
Maxime Bayen GSMA Maxime is GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator’s Senior Insights Manager. Maxime provides the programme and its stakeholders with intelligence on innovation within the Mobile for Development sector with a focus on emerging use cases and business models that can lead to disruptive innovation in the mobile space. Before joining the GSMA, Maxime worked for...
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Yinka Adegoke - Quartz Africa
Yinka Adegoke
Yinka Adegoke  Africa Editor Quartz Yinka Adegoke is Africa editor for Quartz, where he coordinates its news, ideas and events in partnership with an editorial team across the continent. He launched Quartz Africa in 2015 as well as Quartz’s Africa Innovators Summit in Nairobi. As a journalist, has reported from more than a dozen countries...
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Haweya Mohamed Co-founder Afrobytes at Africa Tech Summit London
Haweya Mohamed
Haweya Mohamed Co-founder Afrobytes Haweya advises top executive business leaders and influencers. As co-founder of Afrobytes, she uses her expertise to promote Africa brand and to impose new keywords to define it: Mobile technology, Reverse Innovation and Women tech entrepreneurship. She knows that in Africa women are at the frontline of Education, Agriculture, Health and...
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Edem Kwame Dotse
Edem Kwame Dotse
Edem Kwame Dotse CEO of Swiftly CEO of Swiftly, Edem Kwame Dotse, Age 25 , graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Ghana in 2013. Shortly after, he started working at Paul Mageus Entreprise; an import,export and trading company based in Ghana. Edem soon got first-hand insight into Freight Forwarding, he...
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