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The African Tech Ecosystem

ADN Partners with Santa Clara University Frugal Innovation Hub
The first session in a series is: 
Empowering People, One App at a Time

RSVP to "Empowering People, One App at a Time"
The African Diaspora Network, in partnership with the Santa Clara University Frugal Innovation Hub, invites you for a dialogue and action on how to harness the power of mobile technology to solve real problems for real people, to imaginatively identify new opportunities to create value, and to do it in a way that is financially and logistically sustainable. This event features the expertise of:
September 14, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Santa Clara University

455 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA
Guadalupe Hall, Third Floor 
Please RSVP by Tuesday, September 12
This event features the expertise of:
Prof. Silvia Figueira, PhD, Associate Professor of Computer Engineering and Director of the Frugal Innovation Hub at Santa Clara University, 
Hugh Molotsi,
Founder and CEO of Ujama

ADIS2018: Magnifying What is Within
Save the Date: January 26-27, 2018

This year’s symposium theme, “Building Africa’s Future: Magnifying What is Within,” seeks to amplify the changemakers and leaders shaping the Continent’s future. Despite many challenges, Africans are embracing new policies, entrepreneurship, and innovation to unlock the potential of the Continent. 

Join us as we gather to understand the broader challenge that Africa faces and how each of us may play a role in partnering to address topics from supply chains to trade to energy to youth employment, with the goal of uplifting Africa as a Continent.

Please visit for more information on ADIS 2018. Registration will open in October 2017. 

Human Capital – Natural Resources - Technology
Innovation – Entrepreneurship - Investment

ADIS2018 Partners

Follow us on social media! @AfricanDNetwork #SVINVEST #ADIS2018

Partner Event Announcement

8th Annual Silicon Valley Africa Film Festival – The African Diaspora Network is proud to be a key supporter of the festival.  Join us from September 29 - October 1 to celebrate the richness of Africa and Africans through films and arts.

8th Annual Silicon Valley African Film Festival
Historic Hoover Theatre
1635 Park Avenue, San Jose, California 95216
September 29 - October 1, 2017

Contact us to discuss sponsorship and partnership opportunities.
Job Opening with Indego Africa
Indego Africa is an eCommerce/retail company that empowers African artisans in Ghana and Rwanda. They are hiring a Wholesale Account Manager (1-2+ years of account management and customer relations experience, as well as a passion for Indego's mission and an interest in the artisan sector) in NYC. Apply today.
Stanford Seed Expands Seed Transformation Program to Southern Africa  –  Stanford Seed is excited to announce the expansion of the Seed Transformation Program into Southern Africa, through a partnership with De Beers Group.

The program is open to owners of established businesses in Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa, with more countries to come in later years. Coupled with this iniative, the Stanford Go-to-Market program, designed to empower young, budding entrepreneurs, is also expanding into Botswana.

Read the press release to learn more.
October 6-7, 2018 | Friends of Africa Annual Summit – Toronto Join Global Leaders at the 7th Friends of Africa (FOA2017) Economic Development Summit themed- Entrepreneurs: Building Economic Stamina for Growth.
This 7th Edition of Friends of Africa (FOA2017), holds on the 6th-7th October 2017 at The Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel, Toronto from 8.30amREGISTER TODAY.
For more information on the 2017 African Diaspora Investment Symposium, please see the following post-ADIS2017 materials:

a.      ADIS 2017 Summary and Next Steps 

b.      ADIS 2017 – Visual Summary 

c.      ADIS 2017 Brochure 

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