This September 22-27, Ingressive, a company supporting the new generation of African innovators, is leading Tour of Tech: Lagos 2015, a private trip for global investors to spend meeting ministry, African influencers, and hundreds of sub-Saharan startup founders.
Travelers include Jeff Hoffman, Founding Member of Priceline, Founder of ColorJar, and Global Board Member of GEW, US State Department’s GIST and United Nations. Tour of Tech attendees also include Jason Seats, Managing Director of Techstars, Andrea Barrica, Venture Partner 500 Startups, Jorn Lyseggen, Founder of MEST and Meltwater, and Suzanne Andrews, Founder of women angel’s network, WingPact.
Ingressive’s Founder, Maya Horgan-Famodu, seeks to marry access to capital with relevant technical support.
“The world has turned to Africa, and we’re guiding investors ready to mentor and commit capital. Nigeria and Kenya have two of the fastest growing tech hubs in the world, the fastest growing consumer classes, incredible opportunity—but imagine if we had the resources of Silicon Valley. The access to working capital, the support network, the developed tech ecosystem. The purpose of Tour of Tech is to bring experts in building startups to meet, mentor, and invest in those …read more
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