Get ready for the first ever Diaspora in Tech Week from 17 to 21 October 2016 in London. It’s all about making an impact on the continent, regardless of whether you’re in London and Lagos.
Over five days, participants will hear from African tech founders and pioneers in the diaspora. The programme looks as if it’ll be very practical – whether it’s helping you transfer from full-employment to self-employment; look to raise finance for your capital; or succeed as a female founder (if you are one) in this day and age.
Diaspora entrepreneurs have a unique blend of experiences and cultural influences that means they can see untapped opportunities.
Eunice Baguma Ball, one of the organisers behind the event, told us what makes entrepreneurs in the diaspora particularly successful. ‘I believe diaspora entrepreneurs have a unique blend of experiences and cultural influences that means they can see untapped opportunities that others might not see.’
There will be plenty of inspirational founders – including Emeka Frederick (co-founder of Chuku’s), Yvonne Haizel (an African Investment Strategist) and Kudakwashe Kamupira from Bahati Books… and many more!