Africa Future Summit Announces 3rd Annual Program (Digital Edition) Welcomes 100 Speakers and Partners

ATTN:  3rd Annual Africa Future Summit

DATE: November 19, 2020 @ 11am-3pm EST.

LOCATION: Virtual 

MEMO:  An initiative hosted by the Global Startup Ecosystem in partnership with Google Cloud, AWS, IBM Cloud, Hubspot, Sendgrid, PointGlobal & More 

ATTN: Africa Future Summit Announces 3rd Annual Program (Digital Edition) At UNGA Week Virtual Press Conference.        

[New York, USA- [October 19, 2020] Africa Future Summit is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual (Digital) program powered by the Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE); scheduled to bring 3,000 Digital Delegates together on November 19, 2020 in partnership with in Partnership with with Google Cloud, AWS, IBM Cloud, Hubspot, Sendgrid, PointGlobal & More.  

Africa Future Summit is the world’s most iconic summit curating an active network of Africa’s investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians and business moguls. Each year the program gathers thousands of pioneers from across Africa and around the world to address and tackle challenges that affect Africa’s future. The summit serves as a platform for influencers who are sourcing innovative solutions and partners that leverage exponential technology to accelerate Africa as the world’s final tech frontier hub. 

This year’s program structure is action packed with debate round tables, workshops, interactive demos, partner matching, networking sessions and expert panels. During the course of activities involved in the summit, speakers frontier tech investments, startup development and ecosystem building. The program concludes with a high profile call to action VIP session with summit speakers, sponsors and partners.

Speaker Line Up 

  1. Elizabeth Liu U.S. Department of State: Special Coordinator for the Young African Leaders Initiative
  2. Xavier Michon Deputy Executive Director at United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
  3. Nina Maria Fite U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Angola
  4. Einstein Ntim Chief Executive Officer at Global Startup Ecosystem
  5. Oliver Nakakande Miss World Uganda | Humanitarian | Fashion Model 
  6. Victoria Orero Director for PolicyReforms at Prosper Africa
  7. Joy Kategekwa UNCTAD Regional Office for Africa
  8. Hollie Haggans Community Relations and Engagement, Digital Ocean 
  9. Iynna Halilou Global Programs Manager , Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator 
  10. Sandra Moerch- Petersen Chief Content Director, Purpose and Brand Experience, SAP 
  11. Kuseni Dlamini Chairman at Massmart Holdings Ltd Chairman at Massmart Holdings Ltd
  12. Osahon Akpata COO, Group Consumer Bank at Ecobank Transnational Incorporated
  13. Karen Matsiko Head of Working Capital & Vice President – Trade Finance Absa Group
  14. Brenda nanyonjo Chief Executive Officer at Miss uganda
  15. Henrietta Wamala President, Ugandan North American Association.
  16. Christine Ntim Chief Marketing Officer at Global Startup Ecosystem
  17. Busie Matsiko-Andan Executive Director AFS 2020 
  18. Eric  Osiakwan Managing Partner, Chanzo Capital
  19. Stephen Tio Kauma Africa Export Import Bank
  20. Georgie Ann Getton-Mckoy Founder, GSE Solutions
  21. Troy Blackwell Director of Trips/Surrogates PA for Biden-Harris | Obama White House Alum
  22. Maggie Mistal Career Consultant & Executive Coach
  23. James Barrood                 Advisor, Tech Council Ventures
  24. ROBERT JAMES N BYANSIE Director and Consultant at KABRIM CONSULTS LTD
  25. Chike Ukaegbu CEO at Startup 52/ Former Presidential Candidate of Nigeria 
  26. Karl Schlegel Business and Brand Empowerer – Data Platforms, AI, Blockchain, Brand Integration, Enterprise Innovation 
  27. Sabrina Lamb Founder and Executive Director of the WorldofMoney.org,
  28. Riana Lynn CoFounder and CEO, Journey Foods  
  29. Ty Heathe- B2B at Linkedin 
  30. Jewel Thompson lecturer at Ashesi University and Incubator Manager for the Ashesi Venture Incubator.

The event will host 30 global speakers with media representatives from Forbes, Bloomberg, Wired Magazine, TechCrunch and more. For interests related to speaking, sponsorships, and partnerships, please direct inquiries to  events@globalstartupecosystem.com

About Africa Future Summit: Africa Future Summit is the world’s most iconic summit curating an active network of investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians and business moguls. Each year the program gathers thousands of pioneers from across Africa and around the world to address and tackle challenges that affect Africa’s future. The summit serves as a platform for influencers who are sourcing innovative solutions and partners that leverage exponential technology to accelerate Africa as the world’s final tech frontier hub. 

RSVP Via> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/africa-future-summit-2020-tickets-92729655897 

Africa Future Summit Media Team (E) events@globalstartupecosystem.com (W) www.africafuturesummit.com

Global Startup Ecosystem Powers LSE- London 2050 Summit

About LONDON 2050 – The Future of the City

A high profile and exciting series of panel events representing a collaborative effort by the LSE Global Real Estate Group (LSE GREG), Global Startup Ecosystem and LSE Alumni Association London that brings together thought leaders across various sectors to discuss and inspire ideas around the future of the city of London. The event will be split into four panels with the opportunity for audience Q&A.

Launched by LSE Alumni Association London

The LSE alumni community is a global network of 155,000 change makers, leaders and influencers: you have a profound impact on the societies and sectors in which you live and work.

Overview of the Program

The event will be split into four panels with the opportunity for audience Q&A.

AM Sessions

Creating the New London – Urban Change and Community Action

  • Measuring ownership and community rights & what a more inclusive economy would and could look like
  • Navigating the conflicting interests of developers, local governments, and communities
  • COVID-19 and the opportunity to rethink how we understand property and economic development

Arts and Culture of the Future – What does the future hold for London as a cultural capital?

  • What role do technological advancements play in shaping new experiences?
  • How will a post-corona virus London accommodate public events and experiences?
  • How do these issues allow us to consider the continuing role of art and culture in society?

PM Sessions

City of the Future – Technologies that will transform London

  • What are some of the key technologies that will transform the City of London?
  • What are the challenges and opportunities in making London the Smartest City in the world?
  • What will a future London look like and be like to live in?

A Place in the City – A 360 overview of the future of London real estate market

  • The key factors facing the London real estate market going forward
  • Impact of Brexit
  • Impact of Covid-19
  • Government plans to “Build build build”
  • Sustainability and ESG trends – net zero carbon target

DATE: 10.11.2020 >>> TIME: 10:00am-4:00pm BST

Global Investment Summit Launches With Theme “Accelerating People into the Digital Age.

The Global Investment Summit took place virtually on October 30, 2020 with our global investor community and startup pitch finalists.

The Global Investment Summit is part of the world’s premier summit series curating an active network of investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians and business moguls. Each year the program gathers 1000 pioneers from across the globe to address and tackle challenges that affect the investment community, the business and our global future.

The summit serves as a platform for influencers who are sourcing innovative solutions and partners that leverage exponential technology to accelerate business and policy frameworks for good. With a goal towards improving the standard of living around the world and tackling the foremost global grand challenges.

Haiti Tech Summit 2020 Successfully Hosted Largest Virtual Conference in the Caribbean (Recap)

Port- au Prince [October 12, 2020] Haiti Tech Summit successfully launched the 4th Edition of its 13 year initiative program virtually online powered by Global Startup Ecosystem and Sponsored by the US Embassy of Haiti and Sogebank and supported in partnership with Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services, IBM Cloud, Access Haiti, Dagmar, and more. 

Originally scheduled to welcome 100 Speakers and 4000+ attendees, the free summit welcomed 18,140 live social media followers for the summit and by the end day reached 75,748 global viewers on Facebook and Linkedin. A record breaking number for Haiti as the most viewed tech and business virtual program in the country. 

To align with the current conversations surrounding the changing business landscape the theme for this edition was “The Great Reset- A Nation’s Roadmap to A Decade of Digitization” A World Economic Forum initiative. The summit highlighted speakers covering the summit’s three pillars of ecosystem development- Entrepreneurship, Employment and Education.

The 2020 sponsor list includes Platinum Sponsor- US Embassy of Haiti, Gold Sponsor Sogebank, and Silver Sponsor Barbancourt; ecosystem list includes AWS IBM Cloud Google Cloud Digital Ocean Sendgrid Hubspot Facebook Github Microsoft Grow with Google SAP Next Gen YMCA,  Access Haiti Internet Banj Cocread Dagmar Haiti, media partners include Essence Haitian Times Haitian Businesses Chokerella Junio 7 and Telemix. 

Top 50+ Speakers from the program include: 

  1. Ben Horowitz Billionaire investor in Facebook, Airbnb and more General Partner and CoFounder Andreessen Horowitz
  2. Nicole D. Theriot Deputy Chief of Mission Nicole D. Theriot at Embassy Port-au-Prince
  3. Raja Rajamannar Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and President, Healthcare Business, at Mastercard
  4. Dr. Lisa Coleman Chief Diversity Officer at (NYU) New York University
  5. Irene Arias Hofman CEO, IDB Lab- Inter-American Development Bank
  6. Cassandre Charles Vice President, Brand Marketing Essence Magazine
  7. Aisha Taylor Community Engagement & Partnerships at Grow with Google        
  8. Magalie Desroches Austin Senior Advisor to the Mayor and Director of Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprise at City of New York
  9. Tríona Byrne Snr Director – Strategic Relations, EMEA | Salesforce.org
  10. Sandra Moerch Chief Content Director, Purpose and Brand Experience at SAP | UN Women Board Member
  11. Christine Ntim Founder at Haiti Tech Summit/ CMO at Global Startup Ecosystem
  12. Kwena  Mabotja Sub-Sahara Africa Director at SAP Next-Gen
  13. Iynna Halilou Global Programs Manager at Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator
  14. Afiya Addison Global Program Manager, The B2B Institute @ LinkedIn
  15. Tessa Jacques Director General at the Center for the Facilitation of Investments in Haiti
  16. Ty Heath Global Lead, B2B Institute @ LinkedIn
  17. Einstein Ntim CEO at Global Startup Ecosystem
  18. Claire A. Nelson Ph.D Futurist, Sustainability Engineer & Storyteller ..Listed Among Top 50 Female Futurists on Forbes.com
  19. Sydney Paul Business Marketing Manager at Virgin IslandsTech Park
  20. Chike Ukaegbu CEO@Startup52, UN MIPAD Hall of Fame, Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Equity Advocate, Ex-Presidential Candidate@Nigeria
  21. Alexander Daniels Public Affairs Counselor at U.S. Department of State
  22. Andrew J. Dilbert Cultural Affairs Officer   at U.S. Department of State
  23. Carel Pedre CEO at Chokarella
  24. Patrice Bayard Owner, Access Haiti
  25. Micheal Verch CIO/ Chief Information Officer at Sogebank
  26. Béatrice Kébreau Marketing Manager at Sogecarte
  27. Mica Pierre Bruno General Manager at Sogebel
  28. Winnie Hugot Gabriel Activist Lawyer, Journalist and Writer
  29. Christopher Reckord Chief Executive Officer at tTech
  30. Virna DiPalma Senior Director for Engagement, Strategy and Communications at Trace International
  31. Christelle Vaval First Vice President, AmCham Haiti
  32. Jhonson Napoleon     CEO at Azure College
  33. Jacquil Constant        Haiti International Film Festival
  34. Danielle Saint Lot      Smart Fanm
  35. Patrice                       Access Haiti
  36. Maritza T. Adonis       MTA Visions Global CSR & Gov‚Äôt Relations
  37. Rock Andre               President at Cedel Haiti
  38. Max Larson Henry     CEO TRANSVERSAL/ TRANSVERSAL LLC
  39. Clifford Reginald Nau- Director of the Economic Promotion Division at the Ministry of Economy and Finance and Economic Adviser of the Presidency of the Republic of Haiti
  40. Sandra Florvella          Founder Haitian Businesses / Co- Founder of Business Forum Haiti
  41. Ryan Foland               Author of Ditch The Act
  42. Rose Désauguste       Founder Huelixir
  43. Marc Alain                  Founder at Banj
  44. Christine Coupet Jacques    CEO DAGMAR HAITI
  45. Zammy Romuald
  46. Nathalie Marc Charles      Career Coach at UPLIFT Your Career
  47. Samuel Dameus         Founder of Faces of Haiti
  48. Vania Andre                Editor at Haitian Times
  49. Laurent Prosper        Former Chargé d’affaires,at The Embassy of Haiti in London
  50. Stephane Dubois      Founder at Ed Tech Summit
  51. Allen Bayard             Co-Founder at Access Haiti
  52. Delphine Gardere     Barbancourt
  53. Samuel M. Pierre     Chief Of Staff at New York City Council

Since 2017, Haiti Tech Summit launched an inspiring 13 year mission to change the future of the country via technology and innovation.Deemed the “Davos of the Caribbean”, Haiti Tech Summit has welcomed keynote speakers such as Jack Dorsey-founder of Twitter, President of Haiti- Jovenel Moise, Ben Horowitz- Investor in Facebook, Tom Davis- Chief Marketing Officer at Forbes Magazine, Vicky Jeudy- Actress at Netflix Orange is the New Black and 300+ speakers over the past 3 years.  

Each year the program generates 83 million to 150 million social media impressions with the partnership of media outlets such as Forbes, Inc Magazine, Black Enterprise, and more. Hundreds fly from all over the world to convene in Haiti to witness the largest tech conference in the Caribbean shape the tech ecosystem of the region. 

More Information via: www.haititechsummit.com or email the team at events@globalstartupecosystem.com.


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Day 2 Recap Video 

HTS 2020

Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) Launches Her Future Accelerator – the World’s First Digital Personal Branding Career Accelerator for Women.

The Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) is pleased to announce the Her Future Accelerator – the world’s first digital personal branding career accelerator for women. The program is designed to engage, train, and prepare women for business disruption and digital careers. From personal branding strategy to remote career planning to mental resilience coaching- the program will be a historic experience with the aim of galvanizing the next generation of future female industry pioneers. 1 million women will be trained over the next decade via this program. 

Apply via: https://forms.gle/FFEY92U9q5NPbocNA 

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In a time of exponential change and disruption, the 2020 global pandemic has launched the world’s largest global real time experiment centered around digital livelihood and remote work. Women have historically been marginalized across various industries and with tech quickly becoming a powerful equalizer, this program is designed to empower women with the training, resources, and network needed to accelerate their careers. The 4 week program will include 4 content tracks which include the following: 

  • Personal Branding Strategy (How to build and monetize a personal brand in the digital age)
  • Career Development Strategy (How to build a remote work digital career )
  • Business Development Strategy (How to build a resilient remote business in the digital world)
  • Mental Health and Resilience (How to prioritize balance, happiness and well being in a digital world) 
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With the successful launch of the iconic Her Future Summit in March 2020 featuring 100 speakers, 3600 digital delegates and 4 million media impressions, the Global Startup Ecosystem returns with this 4 week program that will select women from around the world working in diverse careers to prepare them for the future.The Her Future Summit aims to identify, train, and empower the next generation of female pioneers. The Her Future Summit series was launched in to accelerate humanity’s success with Sustainable Development Goal #5- Gender Equality and has quickly become the fastest growing platform for women in tech. With a followup accelerator program, women will have the opportunity to put what they have learned into practice. 

Applications close October 2, 2020. Apply now. 

For partnerships and sponsorship inquiries, please contact the team via hello@globalstartupecosystem.com . 

****About your host: Mrs. Christine Souffrant Ntim is an award-winning Haitian-American & Ghanaian, personal branding expert, tech ecosystem influencer and futurist. She was selected and featured in Forbes 30 Under 30, AdAge 40 Under 40, Haiti Changemakers 1804 List, Singularity NASA, Entrepreneur Magazine, Huffington Post, Inc Magazine and more. She speaks on digital entrepreneurship, personal branding, and future tech for emerging markets at over 20+ global conferences a year- which includes former appearances at the United Nations, Davos, TEDx, SXSW, European Union Forum, US State Department Tours, Startup Grind Global, SeedStars World, and more.

Currently, she is one of the few female founders whose company organizes over 50+ global tech summits around the world, 120+ webinars, forums and digital programs annually.

For fun, she travels and binge watches top business shows with her husband and 2 beautiful baby girls.

Europe Future Summit Returns for 2nd Annual Edition During UNGA Week

ATTN: 2nd Annual Europe Future Summit

DATE: September 25, 2020 @ 11am-2pm EST.

LOCATION: World Wide – Online

MEMO: An initiative hosted during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly Week (UNGA WEEK)  In partnership with Forbes, SAP Next Gen, Linkedin, and the Global Startup Ecosystem

RSV Via: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/europe-future-summit-2020-unga-week-tickets-76463796273

The Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) is pleased to announce the 2nd edition of Europe Future Summit- to take place virtually on September 25,2020 in alignment with the United Nations General Assembly Week. 

The Europe Future Summit is an annual event that celebrates, connects, and empowers the European stakeholder  community through networking, dialogue, culture, and much more. In a time when the region is facing newfound challenges, now is the time to start the dialogue on the true future of Europe. 

The program structure is action packed with debate round tables, workshops, interactive demos, partner matching, networking sessions  and expert panels. During the course of activities, speakers frontier tech investments, startup development and ecosystem building. The program concludes with a high profile call to action virtual session with summit speakers, sponsors and partners. 

As a high level premier summit, we curate an active network of investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians and business moguls tackling questions such as: How prepared are governments for the digital era? What reskilling and upskilling programs are in place and where? How can collaborations and partnerships between the public and private sector can bolster economic growth, reduce emigration and improve life quality. What the pandemic means for emerging local business ecosystems?

As  an affiliate to the Global Startup Ecosystem; Europe Future Summit boast a speaker network that includes: Jack Dorsey (Founder of Twitter), Ben Horowitz (Investor Twitter, Facebook), Tim Draper (Investor in Skype, Hotmail etc); Naveen Jain (Founder of Moon Express, Viome etc.); Current President of Haiti Jovenel Moise; Vicky Jeudy from Netflix Orange is the New Black;  and VP+CEOs from Google, Facebook, Airbnb, Uber and more. 

About Europe Future Summit: Europe Future Summit is the world’s most iconic summit curating an active network of investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians and business moguls. Each year the program gathers 1000 pioneers from across Europe and around the world to address and tackle challenges that affect the region’s future. The summit serves as a platform for influencers who are sourcing innovative solutions and partners that leverage exponential technology to accelerate Europe as a center for business innovation and impact. 

Europe Future Summit Media Team

(E) events@globalstartupecosystem.com 

(W) www.europefuturesummit.com

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Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) Launches Her Future Accelerator – the World’s First Digital Personal Branding Career Accelerator for Women.

The Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) is pleased to announce the Her Future Accelerator – the world’s first digital personal branding career accelerator for women. The program is designed to engage, train, and prepare women for business disruption and digital careers. From personal branding strategy to remote career planning to mental resilience coaching- the program will be a historic experience with the aim of galvanizing the next generation of future female industry pioneers. 1 million women will be trained over the next decade via this program. 

Apply via: https://forms.gle/FFEY92U9q5NPbocNA 

https://globalstartupecosystem.com/accelerator/

In a time of exponential change and disruption, the 2020 global pandemic has launched the world’s largest global real time experiment centered around digital livelihood and remote work. Women have historically been marginalized across various industries and with tech quickly becoming a powerful equalizer, this program is designed to empower women with the training, resources, and network needed to accelerate their careers. The 4 week program will include 4 content tracks which include the following: 

  • Personal Branding Strategy (How to build and monetize a personal brand in the digital age)
  • Career Development Strategy (How to build a remote work digital career )
  • Business Development Strategy (How to build a resilient remote business in the digital world)
  • Mental Health and Resilience (How to prioritize balance, happiness and well being in a digital world) 

With the successful launch of the iconic Her Future Summit in March 2020 featuring 100 speakers, 3600 digital delegates and 4 million media impressions, the Global Startup Ecosystem returns with this 4 week program that will select women from around the world working in diverse careers to prepare them for the future.The Her Future Summit aims to identify, train, and empower the next generation of female pioneers. The Her Future Summit series was launched in to accelerate humanity’s success with Sustainable Development Goal #5- Gender Equality and has quickly become the fastest growing platform for women in tech. With a followup accelerator program, women will have the opportunity to put what they have learned into practice. 

Applications close September 28th and program starts on October 1st, 2020. Apply now. 

For partnerships and sponsorship inquiries, please contact the team via hello@globalstartupecosystem.com . 

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