MBTN accelerates Africa startups

MBTN accelerates Africatech startups The MBTN Accelerating Ideas Conference recently held 28th March at Rise, London. The event provided a forum for inspiration, education and practical advice to startups, professionals and corporations on methods to scale businesses, evaluate funding options and engage with the investor community. https://www.mbtnaiconference.com/ Africa focused startups that pitched were from the […]

Startup 54 Africa Tech Founders

create innovative tech businesses Startup54 by Foundervine brought together young professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs to form teams, build prototypes and create innovative tech businesses to solve some of Africa’s problems. It was held (54 hours!) over the weekend of 9-11 November and hosted by Pivotal Software. Day 1 started Friday evening with Keynote address on […]

Diversity In Tech with Black@ Facebook

Black History Month The Black@ Facebook London community organised a special version of their monthly #ThirstyThursday event, to focus on Diversity in Tech, at Facebook office, 1 Rathbone Square at 6pm on Thursday October 18th. #BlackHistoryMonth Welcome AddressAdwoa Baah explained the background of Black@ Facebook and gave the 4 pillars “Support.Educate.Grow.Celebrate’ with a presentation of […]

UK Tech Founders Forum

How to innovate and grow your business This Business innovation workshop course is designed for UK Tech founders and entrepreneurs who are looking for ways to innovate and grow their startups. The founders forum will help you take away key tools of design thinking, and grow your business by creating new customer segments. It also […]

LBA Talent pipeline Ade Awokoya welcome

How to build and retain UK Tech talent

How to ensure the Tech talent pipeline The workshop was held to provide insights and examine how to overcome specific issues such as recruiting to company ‘culture fit’, diversity & inclusion and ensuring the ‘talent pipeline’ is maintained when scaling. Welcome Address by Raphael AniHead of Intelligent Mobility @WayraUKGreat address from Raphael who explained that […]

YSYS Founders Stories

YSYS Founders Stories at AfroTech Fest YSYS Founders Stories panel was held during the AfroTech Fest on 26 January 2018. AfroTech Fest was a two-day tech festival by and for black people of African and Caribbean heritage. The hosts were Carl Konadu @ckkonadu and Abiola Babarinde @abxola, who were excellent facilitators on both days. The […]

How To Build Your Tech Startup

How to build your Tech Startup

Support for UK tech and creative startups LBAcademy held its Executive Launch on 27 September 2017. The theme “How to build your Tech Startup” highlighted the prime objective of the Academy to support UK tech and creative startups. The event was hosted by Ade Awokoya, Founder – LBAcademy, at the co-working space, The Bridge in […]

LBAcademy workshop held at PEI UnConference

LBAcademy has now launched on the PEI exChange LBAcademy has now launched on the PEI exChange, the first online matching platform for people passionate about African development. Sign up and connect to us here at https://pei.exchange/user/gboyega-awokoya On 20th July 2017 LBAcademy attended the PEI #ScienceAfrica UnConference – ‘Big Ideas for Africa: Celebrating the Continent’s Science […]