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Last Chance to Register for a Deep Dialogue and Action with Leading Technologists, Entrepreneurs & Investors:

July 28 Impact & Innovation:
Silicon Valley Investors on Africa

VMware - Google - Facebook
Oracle
Loftyinc - Musoni Kenya

Conversation on
Early Stage VC, Impact Investing, and Corporate Expansion Programs

Register Today for Silicon Valley Investors on Africa | July 28, 2018
Meet Silicon Valley Technologists, Entrepreneurs, Innovators, and Investors as they share their views and work in Africa! The African Diaspora Network is delighted to invite you to the second Innovation & Impact Speaker Series, sponsored by VMware and co-sponsored by the Frugal Innovation Hub at Santa Clara University.

Silicon Valley Investors on Africa: Conversation with Experts on Early Stage VC, Impact Investing, and Corporate Expansion Programs

Featuring the following expert speakers:

  • Marsha Wulff, Loftyinc Capital Management
  • Emeka Afigbo, Facebook
  • Duncan Goldie-Scot, Musoni Kenya Ltd. 
  • Stanley Onyimba, Google
  • Allie Amoroso, Oracle Startup Ecosystem
  • Deji Akomolafe, VMware

Join us for an engaging and invigorating discussion on the growing Investment Opportunities in Africa. Africa is home to more than 1 billion people, expected to double by 2050, presenting great market potential. The continent is young, and according to Deloitte, 20% of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, representing a large workforce, surpassing China and India. If you are an investor with foresight and a long-term view, this session is for you. 

Our expert panelists will address the following:

  1. Why they are looking at African Enterprise Development,
  2. What their investment strategies are, and
  3. What they are looking for in terms of size, stage, sector, impact, and returns.
Introducing the Silicon Valley Investors on Africa Speakers
Marsha Wulff, Loftyinc Capital Management
Marsha Wulff is raising capital for tech-driven impact ventures via the Afropreneurs Fund. As an entrepreneur, investor, director and advisor Marsha has helped build about two dozen ventures, three of which became unicorns. She has pioneered social impact venture investing  across Africa, backing the innovative ventures of African diaspora.
Emeka Afigbo, Facebook
Emeka Afigbo leads Facebook’s Product Partnership efforts in the Middle East and Africa focused on driving Facebook strategy through global programs and strategic product integrations with partners. Prior to Facebook, Emeka led Google developer community initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Duncan Goldie-Scot, Musoni Kenya Ltd.
Duncan Goldie-Scot has been investing in startups companies in Africa for more than ten years and pioneered the use of mobile payments in micro-finance institutions (MFIs). He co-founded the first 100% cashless MFI, created a company to create credit profiles using mobile data, and helped create a technical platform that is now used by MFIs across Africa.
Stanley Onyimba, Google
Stanley Onyimba is an entrepreneur at Area 120, Google’s internal startup accelerator. He co-founded a platform that connects emerging market startups to expertise and funding in the diaspora and leads the team’s investor initiatives. 
Allie Omoroso, Oracle Startup Ecosystem
Allie Omoroso works with diverse founders and investors focusing on seed to series A startups driving innovation in the B2B enterprise landscape. Omorose is also the founder of ROSE Women’s Foundation in Kenya that helps women in the slums grow micro-businesses to provide income and integrity.
Deji Akomolafe, VMware
Deji Akomolafe is a Global Staff Solutions Architect at VMware, specializing in Virtualization and Cloud Computing Technologies and Solutions. Deji’s Program incubation and management expertise is rooted in providing technical guidance, mentorship, support and facilitation.
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