- Startups in AFRICA - emerging new tech businesses
Startups in AFRICA - emerging new tech businesses
As digitalization accelerates around the world, Africa is attracting a lot of attention for new businesses using innovative ideas and technology. Many Japanese companies now become interested in investing in and collaborating with excellent startups in Africa. In this webinar, esteemed Japanese experts will discuss the potential of African new tech businesses, reverse innovations, and business alliances/investments in Africa, from the viewpoints of the resilience against coronavirus-shock. Several African entrepreneurs will also be speaking at this event. If your company is interested in investment from or business alliances with Japanese companies, this will be a good opportunity to learn about trends and interests in Japan.
Nikkei - the Japanese financial media group - will host the webinar in cooperation with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The webinar will be broadcasted via Zoom platform in English and in French (simultaneous translations from Japanese). We are welcoming your questions to our speakers. Please note that you can ask your question only in English. We will take some polls during the discussion and they are only in Japanese. You need to submit an application form beforehand for joining the webinar. The URL for the zoom will be sent via email by the day.
- Nov. 5, 2020 (Thur.)
08:00～09:30(EAT), 07:00-08:30(CAT), 06:00-07:30(WAT)
- Application Fee
Free of charge
*A lottery may be held if there are more than capacities.
- Application due date
Nov. 2, 2020 (Mon)
- Organized by
Nikkei Inc., Media Business
- Sponsored by
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Mr. Ken Shibusawa
Chairman, Commons Asset Management
Mr. Takeshi Watanabe
CEO, Mobility 54 Investment
Mr. Naonobu Fuwa
Startups Specialist, JICA
Senior Producer, Nikkei