New for 2014, the Global Corporate Venturing Symposium in Partnership with Sobek Ventures presents the Global Corporate Venturing Africa Summit.
The half day event takes place on Wednesday 21st May 2014 at the Millennium Hotel, Mayfair London and features a number of panels and presenters to showcase best practice and industry opinion on the state of Corporate Venture Capital within the emerging economic growth zone of Africa.
Africa is now considered as the region on importance with many Corporate and traditional Venture Capital and Private Equity firms seeking to add Africa to their global portfolios.
An increasing number of corporates and traditional Venture Capital and Private Equity firms see Africa as an exciting area of opportunity.
The Global Corporate Venturing Africa Summit seeks to connect African innovation with CVC, VC & PE investment.
“The situation can be compared to eastern Europe roughly 15 years ago, shortly after the Russia crisis….We are seeing tremendous growth in the technology ecosystem across Africa.”
Marcin Hejka, Managing Director, Intel Capital