Africa’s Portal to Doing Business with the United States

This virtual conference, the first and the largest of its kind, convenes thousands of c-suite executives and decision makers at African businesses, small and large, to present to them, from the highest ranks, with the ways in which the U.S. government can assist them in growing their businesses through trade, investment, and technical assistance, from both the U.S. public and private sectors.
Designed to serve African businesses, this virtual conference is a portal, a one stop shop, into the United States Government’s resources at the highest levels. The conference is structured as four virtual sessions taking place in one day.

NOV. 5th – Angel Fair Africa

The eighth edition of the Angel Fair Africa event, which brings together investors, accelerators and emerging businesses from the African continent with the aim of doing deals, will take place online on November 5.

Chanzo Capital has partnered with Africa.com to make the event virtual. The theme of this year’s event is “doing deals in a virtual environment“.
This year’s event will bring investors, entrepreneurs and ecosystem players unto the virtual platform to do deals, network and share experiences.

Economic Strategies

Economic Strategies: What Now?

This session examines the economic strategies that COVID-19 might accelerate for businesses in Africa. Featured speakers include Acha Leke, Senior Partner McKinsey Johannesburg, Chairman McKinsey Africa; Dr. John N. Nkengasong, Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; and Vera Songwe, UN Under-Secretary-General and 9th Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

Intersection of business & philanthropy

Disruptions With Impact: The Intersection of Business & Philanthropy

Dr. James Mwangi, Managing Director and CEO of Equity Group Holdings and Executive Chairman of the Equity Group Foundation is featured in this fireside chat with Harvard Business School Professor Caroline Elkins, as part of Africa.com’s webinar series Crisis Management for African Business Leaders. The session examines the COVID-19 crisis for Kenya and East Africa, and the changes that COVID-19 might accelerate for businesses and philanthropies.

Graça Machel and Melinda Gates: The Impact of COVID-19 on Women & Girls

Graça Machel and Melinda Gates will deliver a powerful call to action for public and private sector leaders to address gender equality as Africa undertakes its reconstruction efforts from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar will take place on Africa.com, and the conversation will be moderated by Africa.com CEO, Teresa Clarke.

Digital Consumer Trends

2020 Digital Consumer Trends that will Continue to Dominate Daily Life in Africa

Digital Consumer Trends that Will Continue to Dominate Daily Life in Africa, explores the many ways in which African consumers have shifted towards digital products and services over the last three months. The discussion will explore how Africans are shifting towards delivery takeaways with UberEats, how telemedicine has taken a huge leap forward, how distance learning is gaining ground, and how contactless payments are the next big thing in the mobile payment space.