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Anteneh Tesfaye is an Ethiopian from Addis Abeba who is interested in Innovation and startup ecosystems across emerging markets with a more special focus on Africa, China and India. Anteneh is a creator of Shega, a digital media and research platform that covers the technology and entrepreneurship space in Ethiopia. Read more
TechTalk with Solomon - Producer/Host<br />Solomon Mulugeta Kassa is a producer and host of “TechTalk With Solomon”, a very popular science and tech show on Ethiopian Broadcasting Services (EBS). He is also a Senior Technology Consultant at a Fortune 500 global consulting firm based in the USA.<br />Solomon has received the 2016 Society of Ethiopians Established in the Diaspora (SEED) award in recognition for his extraordinary commitment of producing and hosting a science and technology TV show for millions in his native language Amharic. Read more
Launched and currently run Ethiopia's first and leading online restaurant delivery service. Also successfully led a seed round to raise all necessary start-up capital, built relationships with local businesses and external partners such as Microsoft, and have been featured and mentioned in numerous local and international news outlets including the BBC, AFP, Le Monde, CCTV, Yahoo News, Mail & Guardian Africa, Gulf News, The Korea Herald, Deutsche Welle, African Business Magazine, Reuters and more. Read more
Samrawit Fikru is a 29-year-old computer programmer who has created Hybrid Design, a company in Ethiopia behind the most popular taxi app in the country, RIDE. Read more
A serial entrepreneur and thought leader, Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin is founder and chief executive of blueMoon, Ethiopia’s top incubator and early-stage startup investor, as well as founder and chair of Ethiopia’s first co-working space company, blueSpace. Read more
Pedro Lopes is the Secretary of State for Innovation & TVET of Cabo Verde. YALI Fellow; 1st organizer & holder of the TEDx license in his country; MIPAD TOP 100 and Obama Foundation Leader. Read more
Christian is a startup ecosystem developper, Social Entrepreneur and community builder. One Young World Ambassador (Entreprise for Peace) and Climate Reality Leader. Read more
Guillaume De Smedt is the Regional Director (Africa) for StartupGrind. He sits on the board of The Silicon Cape Initiative in the Startup Relations role. He is the Cape Town Ambassador for Startup Travels, and is a director for Slido Africa. Read more
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