Cambridge Judge Business School - Cambridge Africa Business Network Conference 2017 Movemeback African event cover image


The 6th Cambridge Africa Business Network (CABN) flagship event will be on 17 June at the University of Cambridge. They promise an interesting and exciting event in which they will explore the opportunities and risks of conducting business in Africa, in sectors such as energy, infrastructure, technology, agriculture and education with a great line-up of speakers and panellists.

This year's conference is unique and will go beyond words to deeds that make a difference in Africa. They intend to leverage Cambridge’s unique position as Europe’s start-up capital to connect people and resources to exciting Africa-focused start-up’s that have a positive impact on society. The CABN is, therefore, launching the 1st $US10K Lions’ Den Entrepreneurship Prize Competition to award the most promising and impactful start-up from Africa. The competition is a first of its kind in Europe.

The event will conclude with a VIP gala dinner at Lucy Cavendish College.

Key Speakers include:

  • Ozwald Boateng OBE
  • Kunle Elebute - KPMG Chairman - West Africa
  • Rob Withagen - Asoko Insight
  • Rufai Oseni - Inpiration FM Nigeria
  • Andrew Fassnidge - AppsAfrica
  • Colin Coleman - Goldman Sachs
  • Dr Edward George - Ecobank
  • Lelemba Phiri - Zoona
  • Rotimi Williams - Kereksuk Rice Farm
  • Dr Vincent Kouwenhoven - Eva Fund
  • Eryca Freemantle - Global Beauty Ambassador
  • Janneman Van Niekerk - Africa Funders
  • Daniel Hulls - AGDEVCO

Please join them at Cambridge Judge Business School to discuss issues that have the greatest economic and social relevance in Africa in the areas of governance, finance, energy and infrastructure, media, technology and entrepreneurship.

Location and directions

Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB2 1AG, United Kingdom

About Cambridge Judge Business School

Cambridge Judge Business School is a great business school at the heart of Cambridge, advancing knowledge and leadership through people who leave a mark on the world.

The world-class faculty of the School comprises around 55 members. They represent all continents and likewise their research interests span the globe and the full spectrum of business issues. Many are leaders in their field directing cutting-edge research, consulting for top businesses, advising governments, and most of all, bringing their experiences and new found knowledge into the classroom."