Figuring out how to navigate skewed times of disruption

Figuring out how to navigate skewed times of disruption

Figuring out how to navigate skewed times of disruption

The International CEOs Economic Summit (ICES), set to be held in Brussels on July 9-11, 2019. A major thread of the debates will be about disruption and strategies on the cusp of transformation in a selected number of sectors, including learning and skills development, industry 4.0, financial sector, agribusiness and renewables. A keynote speech at the Summit in a plenary session dubbed “Innovation and productivity – Drivers of sustainable economic and social development in Africa” is set for the first ...

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Get involved with the ICES session for smarter learning and skills development

Get involved with the ICES session for smarter learning and skills development

The International CEOs Economic Summit (ICES), set to take place in Brussels on July 9-11, cuts across sectors where disruptions are taking place, with both similarities and differences. A session is dedicated to “Learning and Skills Development in business”. It is essentially about a new learning paradigm for an evolving digital and innovative economy and How funding can make innovative EdTech companies thrive. The ICES  2019 is a tremendous opportunity to better understand EdTech, trends in disruption, gain support and ...

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Get involved with the ICES session for the 4th industrial revolution: Industry 4.0 – Challenges and opportunitie

Get involved with the ICES session for the 4th industrial revolution: Industry 4.0 – Challenges and opportunitie

The International CEOs Economic Summit (ICES), set to take place in Brussels on July 9-11, cuts across sectors where disruptions are taking place in key sectors, with both similarities and differences. A session is dedicated to the challenges and opportunities of the 4th industrial revolution. Panellists will discuss concepts of “smart factories”, the cyber-physical systems, and physical processes within factories in the whole value chain, as well roles played in industry 4.0 and applications today. The ICES is a tremendous opportunity ...

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Call for speakers - Disruption changing businesses and lives

Call for speakers – Disruption changing businesses and lives

The International CEOs Economic Summit (ICES), set to be held in Brussels next July 9-11 will debate key aspects of innovation and disruption in key sectors of the economy and social life. The debate will take place in a session dubbed “New policies and solutions – Disruptive, innovative, transformational and inspirational solutions: Strategies and roadmaps to survive the evolving world of technology and meet new customers’ requirements”. The world has been witnessing fundamental changes over the last 20 years and ...

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FinTech VC frenzy - Call for Speakers open for speaking opportunities on innovation and disruption

FinTech VC frenzy – Call for Speakers open for speaking opportunities on innovation and disruption

“It’s a fintech frenzy — why the current venture capital party won’t end anytime soon?” This is the theme of a session at the upcoming International CEOs Economic Summit (ICES), set to be held in Brussels on July 9-11, 2019. Traditional and newly established providers respond with new and improved apps, new technologies that enable new ways to bank, increased personalisation and strengthened digital engagement and communication with customers. Consumers enthusiastically embrace the self-serve tools and transparent and simple offers promoted ...

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Your invite to the International CEOs Summit in Brussels

Your invite to the International CEOs Summit in Brussels

The International CEOs Economic Summit (ICES) invites you to express your interest in getting involved as speaker, exhibitor, sponsor or participant. The Summit, which is set for next July 9-11 in Brussels, will feature an evening happening and two productive days filled with actionable insights and networking opportunities. It is themed “advancing global private sector partnerships” and will delve into issues on the cusp of today’s economic and social transformation globally and in key sectors, such renewables, technology (EdTech and ...

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KudiGo looking for major developments soon

KudiGo looking for major developments soon

Today, KudiGo has been able to successfully run its public beta with a traction of 500 retail businesses using its system across Ghana and Nigeria. The industry segmentation cuts across Consumer Retail, Pharmaceuticals, Health and Beauty, with the most uptake in terms of traction. KudiGo provides a complete solution for businesses to receive payments, track inventories and build financial models based on past trends. The 500 businesses on KudiGO Storefront have all together uploaded over 1 million products onto the platform ...

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As promised, here why I like KudiGo

As promised, here why I like KudiGo

A couple of days before my departure to Sharm El Sheikh on the 6th of December, an Angel investor from the San Francisco area called me to let me know that he plans to participate in KudiGo’s current funding round for expansion into other markets outside of its Ghanaian base and he encouraged me to meet up with its founder and CEO, the 29 year old Kingsley Abrokwah. Kingsley came to see me on the day of my arrival in ...

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eLearning Africa 2018 Ministerial Round Table Communiqué

eLearning Africa 2018 Ministerial Round Table Communiqué

On behalf of the Invest in Africa Now! team I would like to share with you the outcomes of the 11th eLearning Africa Ministerial Round Table at the occasion of the 13th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education & Training. The presence of many seasoned experts and policy makers was as a compliment to everyone at the MRT. Please find the link to the MRT 2018 Communiqué here which sums up the outcomes of this meeting. The MRT has ...

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2018 African Writers Conference And Awards

2018 African Writers Conference And Awards

The African Writers Conference, an event conceptualized by the African Writers Development Trust, is holding this year in Abuja, Nigeria from the 30th of November to the 2nd of December. The theme for the conference is: Reimagining African Literature: New Voices, New Narratives in the fight for the girl child. This is not just a meeting where African Writers will gather and talk about the need to redefine the traditional gender roles that the African girl child has played and ...

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