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EVENT: Investing in Africa’s Digital Infrastructure

On July 15, 2021, Prosper Africa hosted a virtual roundtable to highlight founders who are driving opportunities in Africa’s digital infrastructure sector. We connected U.S. investors with active investment deals featured in the U.S. Government’s new Prosper Africa Virtual Deal Room and also showcased U.S. Government tools that businesses and investors can use to identify and advance deal opportunities.

Agenda

11:00 AM Welcoming Remarks

  • Leslie Marbury, Acting Chief Operating Officer for Prosper Africa

11:05 AMOpening Keynote

  • Brionne Dawson, Senior Advisor for Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs Department of State

11:10 AM—Private Sector Keynote

  • Andile Ngcaba, Founder and Executive Chairman of Convergence Partners Investments

11:20 AMOpportunities in Digital Infrastructure: A Roundtable with African-Based Tech Companies

  • Martin Lossie, CEO of Surfline Ghana
  • Andy Beard, CEO of Vanu, Inc.
  • Geoffrey Oketayot, CEO of Ubuntu Towers
  • Moderator: Toyin Awesu-Uhuegbu, Communications Advisor, Prosper Africa