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Inaugural India Africa angel investors summit to take place next month

The first India Africa Entrepreneurship & Investment Summit will take place next month in Mauritius — with a heavyweight list of speakers already confirmed.

The summit, scheduled to take place from 16 to 18 August, will be hosted by the India-Africa Economic Forum in partnership with the India Angels Network (IAN) and the Africa Business Angels Network (ABAN) and with the support of the Economic Development Board of Mauritius.

ABAN said in an emailed newsletter last week that the summit is the first step in a larger objective of building a community of entrepreneurs, investors and ecosystem supporters between India and Africa.

The India Africa Entrepreneurship and Investment Summit will be held from 16 to 18 August in Mauritius

Attendance is free but by invitation only. Interest can be expressed via the event’s website here.

The African investor community will be represented by leading investors and ecosystem supporters. These include: HYBR’s Vuyisa Qabaka, Startupbootcamp Africa’s (SBC Afritech) Zachariah George, EchoVC Partners’ EGhosa Omoigui, Adlevo Capital Managers’ Folabi Esan, ABAN’s Tomi Davies, GMI Capital Partners’ Sanjay Mungur and VC4A’s David van Dijk.

The summit will also see the official launch of the Angel Investors of Mauritius (AIM) as well as an Angel Investor Masterclass hosted by Empretec of Mauritius and ABAN.

Featured image: Pexels via Pixabay

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