This year LBS Africa Club and its 15th Africa Business Summit were ground breaking in a number of ways: Firstly, it brought to the stage a number of heavy hitters – Dr Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation; Bob Diamond, Founder and CEO of Atlas Merchant Capital; Ken Njoroge, Co-Founder and Group CEO of Cellulant; and Sola David-Borha, CEO of Stanbic […]
In 2015 alone, African startups received over $185m of funding. The lion’s share came to rest in the laps of South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya – the countries with the highest startup activity. No longer heavily reliant on grants or foreign donor funding, equity investment is on the rise on the continent. This begs the question – which route should […]
On March 12 2016, Movemeback partnered with The Oxford Business Forum Africa for Unreasonable Africa. Check out our video highlights from the day!
To commemorate Africa Day, the African Society of Cambridge University (ASCU), in partnership with various Africa-focused student societies across the University of Cambridge, has organised, Africa Together 2016, a day long event being held on June 10th to showcase, educate and celebrate the African continent and its people.
Guest Post from Oxford Africa Conference 2016 Oxford University convenes experts to generate new perspectives on Africa’s governance, youth leadership and business landscape The Oxford University Africa Society announced the final programme today for its 2016 Oxford Africa Conference on May 20th and 21st. Themed “Challenging Narratives: Governance, Youth Leadership, and Business in Africa”, the two-day event held in the University’s […]
Welcome to the latest instalment of your Movemeback Newsletter – bringing you exciting African opportunities, and the latest from the Movemeback Community. What are your plans for the weekend? No doubt, if you are in London, you will be at the London Business School’s Africa Business Summit 2016 on 7th-8th May. In addition to keynotes from the likes of Bob Diamond […]
In partnership with the London Business School’s Africa Business Summit 2016, we will be hosting our inaugural Movemeback Change-makers Showcase on 7th May 2016. The Movemeback Change-makers Programme shines a spotlight on young, passionate and capable individuals who are challenging market and political status quo to drive Africa’s social and economic development. Africa’s creative industries present a significant opportunity, as […]