ATTN: IGNITE AFRICA, ScaleUp Africa’s Pan-African & Diaspora Virtual Business Growth Festival
DATE: August 6, 2020 (10am-8pm Ghana Time) / August 7, 2020 (11:30am -2:30pm Ghana Time)
LOCATIONS: Global Virtual Program
MEMO: An initiative Presented by ScaleUp Africa, sponsored by the Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) in partnership with Africa.com, Diaspora Affairs Office, GEPA, AHASPORA, Chanzo Capital, Ogilvy and more.
August 4, 2020 [New York, USA] ScaleUp Africa is pleased to announce the launch of ‘IGNITE’, its first Virtual Small Business Growth Festival sponsored by the Global Startup Ecosystem scheduled for August 6, 2020. This is the first virtual Pan African Business Festival for the 2020 year and will welcome 2000 participants, 60+ speakers and 40 international media and strategic partners.
ScaleUp Africa’s Mission is to grow scalable ventures in sectors such as Green Energy, Creative & Lifestyle, Education, Health, Agriculture and Tech industries. These top industries will be highlighted at the program to further collaboration and acceleration within these sectors. The program structure is action packed with debate round tables, workshops, interactive demos, virtual performances, networking sessions and expert panels. The team has lineup insightful and exciting intake from industry gurus, thought-leaders and experts from 5 major industry sectors to help change the stance of businesses in Africa. The experts will provide practical support and solutions to offer entrepreneurs and enterprises a better understanding of how to position their business to access Global opportunities and scale-up.
During the onset of COVID 19, The ScaleUp team produced webinars called The Survival Series to help the SME Community navigate through the shock of the pandemic. The culminating gathering will be the launch of this iconic program. “We’re very excited by this pillar of our offering because we know the power of media and the urgency required to turn around the performance and contribution of our entrepreneurs to the economic development of this segment of the population,” shared Amma Gyampo.
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About ScaleUp Africa:
ScaleUp Africa is a dynamic, innovative women-led B2B Enterprise Education and Development Organisation offering advisory and growth support services. We are here for Venture Investors,Foundations, DFIs, Corporations and post-incubation, youth/women-led Small Businesses in Africa and the Diaspora. www.wearescaleupafrica.com
Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE): is the world’s first digital accelerator and leads today as one of the largest digital ecosystem development platforms. With a mission to educate, inspire and prepare individuals and organizations for the digital age, GSE brings together both private and public stakeholders to address humanity’s greatest challenges via exponential technologies and entrepreneurship. GSE is now the fastest growing tech and business community with an online network that accelerates 1000+ companies a year across 90+ countries and an offline network that supports 75,000+ global delegates a year via its iconic tech summits. This evolving tech community is now a source of tech talent for the remote workforce of the future; accelerating people into the fastest growing tech startups and corporate career networks. www.globalstartupecosystem.com