On Saturday, July 28, African Diaspora Network hosted its second 2018 Africa Impact & Innovation Series in partnership with VMware and Frugal Innovation Hub. Held at Santa Clara University’s Frugal Innovation Hub, the event drew participants from the technology, academia, and public sectors interested to learn more about investment landscape of Africa. Highlights include the following takeaways:
The afternoon session concluded with a Q&A; audience members followed up with questions about technology education, security innovation, and skills development programs in Africa. Wulff provided a final background and context on the impact of venture capital in Africa, highlighting the potential of VC investments to generate robust growth in revenue and jobs.