Since our founding in 2010, we have been gradually building a network which permits us to harness the global intellectual capacity of Africans in the Diaspora and friends of Africa in order to promote business and economic development across the continent and the communities in which we live.
Convened more than 10,000 people on entrepreneurship, investment, innovation, and human capital development.
Successfully completed seven African Diaspora Investment Symposiums (ADIS), held in Santa Clara County, California in 2016-2020 and 2 symposiums virtually 2021-2022. Between our African Diaspora Investment Symposium and Impact and Innovation Forums, ADN has engaged 89 countries.
Over the last six years honored 62 Builders of Africa’s Future (BAF) enterprises, who have demonstrated excellence in leading startups and NGOs that contribute to Africa’s development.
Contributed to the Silicon Valley Diversity and Inclusion Ecosystem – we are known for our ability to bring global communities together
68+ ecosystem partnerships formed. ADN is a catalyst for building partnerships with leading organizations to enable more entrepreneurs to gain access to resources. Some of these partners include Bill.com, Stanford SEED, Stanford University; Conrad Hilton Foundation; Mastercard Foundation Scholars; Segal Family Foundation Africa Visionary Fellows; The Harambeans; Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Santa Clara University; MIT Lab; Africa America Institute; Ashesi University; and Frugal Innovation, Santa Clara University.
A stellar and committed team and dedicated board of directors and advisors
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