African Private Equity - Growth or Value Investing? | The Annual Debate 2019
Moderator: Rob Hersov, Chairman, Invest Africa Panellists: Ijeoma Agboti-Obatoyinbo, Chief Executive Officer, FBN Quest Scott Mackin, Managing Partner, Denham Capital Greg Metro, Managing Director, Cerberus Frontier Karima Ola, Partner, LeapFrog Investments Rob Withagen, Chief Executive Officer, Asoko Insight
African Private Equity & Venture Capital Association optimistic about Africa’s PE market
The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association says the value of private equity deals in Africa dropped to 3.5 billion dollars in 2018 from 3.9 billion dollars in 2017 but expresses confidence in the growth of the continent’s PE market. Tokunboh Ishmael, Co-founder and Managing Director at Alitheia joins CNBC Africa to discuss the prospect of Africa’s PE market.
Episode 1 - AI TV meets John Kamara
Topic - We explore the dynamics of the current African AI landscape all points North, East South & West Venue - Thanks to our host for this episode of AI TV, the Cortex Group http://cortexgroup.ai/ an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Focused Holding Company Building Value In The IR4.0 Economy On A Local, Regional And Global Scale Guest - John Kamara Bio: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnkamara/ John is an African focused entrepreneur with multiple business interests including gaming, blockchain, crypto, AI, agri tech and e-commerce. John serves as a Director at MIIA - The Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa where he is growing the use of Artificial Intelligence user base in Africa. He is an international speaker and helps organisations understand the value of machine learning with a big focus social and business inclusivity and the AI education ecosystem Host - Dr Nick Bradshaw, CEO AI Media Bio: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickbradshaw/ Nick is a South African based Entrepreneur helping clients understand the value of Artificial Intelligence powered technologies. With 20+ years experience in the technology sector mainly focused around Enterprise collaboration software platforms, Nick has worked in Europe, North America & Africa with a diverse set of Multi $bn global clients. Nick is CEO of AI Media, creators of Africa's largest business focused AI community (AI Expo Africa) and Africa's first AI & Data Science Magazine (Synapse). About AI Media AI Media are the curators of Africa’s largest business focused AI & Data Science Community. We believe the tech media industry is changing. We are leveraging new formats and platforms to communicate the business opportunity in the African AI & Data Science landscape for entrepreneurs, investors, business leaders and corporates. We make our content accessible across the whole of Africa by removing price and knowledge barriers to content, creating new event formats and sharing the fastest growing business opportunity across the continent with our community Website: http://aimediagroup.co.za Magazine: https://issuu.com/aimediasynapse Podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/user/aiexpoafrica Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ai_expo_africa/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AIExpoAfrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/aiexpoafrica LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13572883/ #AI #Africa #ArtificialIntelligence #MachineLearning #DeepLearning #AIExpoAfrica #SouthAfrica #CapeTown #DataScience #AITV #JohnKamara
#CreditinfoFireSideChat Series No. 1
Creditinfo will be hosting a series of events through out the year to discuss topical issues related to the credit industry. The topic of discussion for this very first event was "Fraud & Cyber Security". The panel included George Njuguna the CIO at Housing Finance Group, Vincent Ngundi the Assistant Director at the Communications Authority, Rose Muturi the Regional Manager for Tala and Nancy Kinyanjui the Head of Products and Analytics at Creditinfo Kenya. The session was moderated by Ali Hussein Kassim, Co-founder and CEO of FinteXX, and hosted by Kamau Kunyiha, the Creditinfo Kenya CEO. The event was held on the the 21st of March 2019 at Aspire Centre, Simbacorp Building.