The rise of Alternative Funding

The early stage funding landscape in London The event was organised by Capital Enterprise and held at Geovation on Friday 29th November to take an exploratory look at the future of early stage investment in London and consider the emerging opportunities for funding the next generation of startups. Alternative funding has become an increasingly popular […]

MBTN funding pitch for startups

to experts and investor audience The event featured funding pitch sessions by the startups, with feedback given by an audience of industry experts & investors. SESSION ONEMaxx Ginnane Founder, Market without Borders Bootstrapped and seeks seed funding £280K.Taken part in FCA Innovation Lab.Launched in Kenya with mobile money partnerships. Blockchain for African artisans market, payment […]

Impact Investment in Ghana

Investing in Ghana-related Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Investing in Ghana-related Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Star100 recently launched a new ad hoc series looking at diaspora investing, to consider the make-up of the SME ecosystem in Ghana and how the diaspora might invest in it for financial return and social impact. The event had a panel […]

Rethinking Africa Infrastructure investment deals

Bnkability Lunchtime talk Bnkability recently held a Lunchtime talk on “Rethinking how investment deals are done in Africa using NLP”. This was hosted by the Department of Computer Science (Employer Talks), on Wednesday 1 August. Speaker Background: Emem Rita Usanga Emem is the Founder @bnkabilityAFR and also User Experience (UX) Design Consultant working with startups […]

Venture Capital Funding in Africa

Venture Capital Funding in Africa TLA Africa recently organised a Panel discussion on  Venture Capital Funding in Africa. The event was third in the @TLAAfricaSocial series, and was held at Huckletree on 13 June, during London Tech Week. INTRODUCTIONS The event was Organised and coordinated by TLA Africa co-Leads, Akosua Annobil and Emem Usanga. Emem introduced the event […]