Ingressive continues its work of guiding global capital to Silicon Sahara through its 3rd annual Tour of Tech this November 16-22. Tour of Tech creates proprietary market access, and promotes cross-pollination through curated convenings with Africa-focused investors, local techies, influencers, and policymakers Last year, they had executives from Y Combinator, GitHub, New Relic, USAID, 500 Startups, Intuit and others. This year features executives from GitHub, AngelList, Glickman Family Trust, Jackson Ross Law, Banwo & Ighodalo, Petrolex, PwC and more.
Jason Seats, Techstars Partner said after 2016 tour “I’m ready to co-invest with experienced African tech investors. Before Ingressive and Tour of Tech, we didn’t know where to start without boots on the ground. The Ingressive team are true networkers and made investing in the continent digestible and accessible.”
Yvonne Wassenar, a top Silicon Valley CIO and 2016 traveler said “I deeply believe that technology has the power to change the world for the better. I recently had the opportunity to travel to Africa on the Tour of Tech where I got to see this theory in action with the startup community in Lagos, Nigeria.
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