aXd LiVE (03/26/2021):
A virtual conference by the African Diaspora for the African Diaspora and those interested in Africa
Under the motto “Africa is everywhere”, aXd LiVE creates a virtual space that specifically deals with the role of the African diaspora and sustainable cooperation with the African start-up ecosystem.
As part of the one-day virtual conference, exciting speakers in various formats will address the questions of why working with the African start-up ecosystem is attractive and important. The opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurship in African countries are also examined from different perspectives. Finally, best practices are used to explain how participation can look like in concrete terms. In addition to interactive speeches, the digital event platform ‘Hopin’ used for the conference also offers the possibility of networking and visiting virtual stands where programs and organizations are presented.
Tickets and all information about the conference are available at https://hopin.com/events/axd-live-virtual-conference
aXd – be the connector
After the successful pilot project “aXd Fellow Program” in early 2020, in which 5 fellows worked with local start-ups in Accra for four weeks, the virtual conference on
March 26, 2021 the next step of the Afro German Academics Network (ADAN e.V.). Because even if travel is currently difficult, it is a major concern of the association to promote networking with the start-up ecosystem of African countries, to increase the visibility of black people and to enable mutual empowerment.
The conference will also be advertised on the African continent with the strategic media partner “Business Insider Africa”, because thanks to the digital format, interested parties can take part in aXd LiVE from all over the world.
“The conference will encourage participants to exchange ideas through inspiring lectures. The aim is to show different stakeholders potential partnerships and synergies around Africa-related entrepreneurship and investment, which offers the opportunity to strengthen the African continent,” says Victor Oluwole, Head & Editor of Business Insider Africa.
aXd is an ADAN platform that pursues the goal of the association to present Africa as a continent of opportunity in order to promote a sustainable bridge between Africa and Europe. Insights into the topic of entrepreneurship in the African context are offered and potentials and challenges are pointed out. This enables and promotes economic and cultural exchange and cooperation at eye level and actively helps to shape the European narrative of the African continent and its 54 countries.
About ADAN e.V.
The Afro German Academics Network (ADAN e.V.) is a non-profit association that offers a platform for exchange for Afro-Germans, Africans and students interested in Africa, as well as professionals. The association with headquarters in Frankfurt am Main was founded in 2014. Across Germany, over 300 members in seven cities are part of ADAN. With its work, the network makes diversity and Black and People of Color role models (BPoC) visible for young generations in German society, makes an important contribution to the socio-economic development of Africa and conveys a differentiated picture of the continent. With various events and formats, ADAN strengthens its members in their personal and professional development and makes a lasting contribution to reducing the structural disadvantages of BPoC in Germany and Europe.
About Business Insider Africa.
Business Insider Africa is Africa’s leading business news service, aimed at aspiring business professionals. In addition to global news, the online platform focuses on reporting on current pan-African topics relating to business, politics, technology, lifestyle and entertainment.
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