#Afrolynk Global Virtual Conference 2020

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The Afrolynk Conference 2020 - THE FUTURE IS NOW!

The 2020 Global Conference will present the most inspiring speakers, entrepreneurs, and changemakers through a virtual platform.

This year for the first time the Afrolynk Conference will be virtual and gives viewers from all over the world the opportunity to attend and interact.

You will have the opportunity to view keynotes and panels via the main stage. In the breaks, attendees can visit the startup booths and engage with other conference visitors in the networking area. 

Towards the end of the event we will set the stage to announce the TOP 5O Startups in the five sectors: 1. health 2. agriculture 3. logistics and distribution 4. fintech 5. education and digitalization.

Stay tuned and don´t miss out!

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Schedule

· Stage
Official Opening & Welcome
Chief Moderator Kumbirai Chipadza Lutz Ziob
· Stage
Keynotes - The Future of Digital Innovation in Africa
AMROTE ABDELLA Dr. Maria Flachsbarth
· Stage
Panel 1: Connect Africa: Fair Partnerships- Unleashing Africa's Potential
Erick Yong Sannssi Cissé RosaLyn Dressman Youssouf  Diakite Stephan-Eloïse Gras
· Networking
Virtual Networking Sessions
· Expo
Startup Exhibition Tours
· Stage
“Changemaker Talks” Walking the Talk - Voices from the Ground
Cecil Senna Nutakor Dorothy Gordon
· Stage
Panel 2: Innovate: What makes Africa resilient?
Khadi Camara Ndeye Absa GNINGUE Richard Leftley Zachariah George Ricky Thomson Rapa
· Networking
Virtual Networking Sessions
· Expo
Startup Exhibition Tours
· Stage
African Heroes - Founding Stories
Iyinoluwa  Aboyeji Vusi Thembekwayo
· Stage
Panel 3: Accelerate: Sustain & Accelerate Growth
Mélanie KEITA Andreas Beckermann Ian Lachmund Sohaila  Ouffata Tomi  Davies
· Stage
TOP 50 IMPACT STARTUPS Announcement
· Networking
Closing Networking Party
· Stage
Official Closing

Speakers

Florian Kemmerich
Florian Kemmerich

Managing Partner Bamboo Capital Partners

Nina  Brandner
Nina Brandner

atingi

Chief Moderator
Chief Moderator

CEO - Founder Afrolynk

Erick Yong
Erick Yong

Erick Yong CEO and Cofounder GreenTec Capital Partners

Mélanie KEITA
Mélanie KEITA

Co-Founder Melanin Capital

Sannssi Cissé
Sannssi Cissé

Head of Collaboration at GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation

Kumbirai Chipadza
Kumbirai Chipadza

Afrolynk Ecosystem Manager

Ndeye Absa GNINGUE
Ndeye Absa GNINGUE

Innovation Platform Officer African Development Bank

Andreas Beckermann
Andreas Beckermann

Andreas Beckermann Senior Advisor BMZ (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development)

RosaLyn Dressman
RosaLyn Dressman

President African Tide

Iyinoluwa  Aboyeji
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

Founder Future Africa & Co-Founder of Andela and Flutterwave

Tofara Lindsay Chokera
Tofara Lindsay Chokera

Factory24 Coordinator Africa

Savanna Wilson
Savanna Wilson

Expansion Lead for Rwanda at Norrsken Foundation

Sven Modrow
Sven Modrow

Projects & Partnerships at Ilara Health

Karolin Erdmann
Karolin Erdmann

Startup Coordinator Berlin Partner

Ian Lachmund
Ian Lachmund

Senior Advisor Agency for Business & Economic Development (AWE)

Alexandra Ngandeu
Alexandra Ngandeu

Co-Founder - Finance bei Manuyoo

Cecil Senna Nutakor
Cecil Senna Nutakor

Office of the Chief Executive eCampus LLC

Sohaila  Ouffata
Sohaila Ouffata

Director of Platform BMW i Ventures

Ansela  Manful
Ansela Manful

Founder My Career Path

Faye Freyschmidt
Faye Freyschmidt

Project Manager Berlin Partner

Jessica Berlin
Jessica Berlin

Founder CoStruct

Youssouf  Diakite
Youssouf Diakite

Founder & Co-Chairperson of the African Diaspora Youth Forum in Europe

Khadi Camara
Khadi Camara

Manager at German African Business Association & indeed Africa! Young Business Network

Dorothy Gordon
Dorothy Gordon

Chair at UNESCO Information for all Programme & WSA Global Jury and Board Member

Ricky Thomson Rapa
Ricky Thomson Rapa

Co-Founder - SafeBoda

Stephan-Eloïse Gras
Stephan-Eloïse Gras

Executive Director - Digital Africa

Tomi  Davies
Tomi Davies

Co-Founder & President of the African Business Angel Network

Dr. Maria Flachsbarth
Dr. Maria Flachsbarth

Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

AMROTE ABDELLA
AMROTE ABDELLA

Regional Director Microsoft4Afrika

Zachariah George
Zachariah George

Tech Angel Investor & CIO at Startupbootcamp Africa

Vusi Thembekwayo
Vusi Thembekwayo

Venture Capitalist and Global Speaker

Lutz Ziob
Lutz Ziob

Ziob Consulting

Heike  Rüttgers
Heike Rüttgers

Senior Advisor to the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Richard Leftley
Richard Leftley

Executive Vice President at Micro Insurance Company

Carina Thum
Carina Thum

Startup Programme Manager

Burkhard Volbracht
Burkhard Volbracht

Berlin Partners - Head of Talent & International Services

The event is over

Hosted by

Afrolynk

African Tech and Entrepreneurship Impact Venture

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atingi

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Complete Farmer

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ClassNotes, Inc.

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DASHMAKE

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Dawa Clinic

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EBikes4Africa

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Ethiomereb

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ETOUNATURE

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Foodsasa

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GenePlus Global Ltd

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Glytime Foods Private Limited

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gnuGrid Africa Limited

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HealthEdu

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Hydroponic Farms

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Id8 Space Platform

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IZIGROUP

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Kosmotive

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Kuba Technologies

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Lesan

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LSSYA

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The Loudhailer

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Meekono

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Mekina

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Michroma

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MyanLearn

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MedApp

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Pricepally.com

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Qinash

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Quba Exchange

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Raks Agricultural Technology

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System to improve the irrigation control

Salvatio Push

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Shumba Money

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ScholarX

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Smartfarming

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Start.Up Lounge GH

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Sparco

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Taskmoby

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Thumeza

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Twende Mobility

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