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Unveiling Africa: The Emerging Frontier for Impact and Tech Investments and Impact-Driven Philanthropy.

Maya Horgan Famodu Ingressive Capital

Emerging markets present abundant prospects for impact and technology investors, with Sub-Saharan Africa emerging as a fertile ground for investment opportunities. The time is ripe to channel investments into Africa’s promising landscape, leveraging the concept of catalytic philanthropy to drive transformative change. The technological advancements in Africa over the past decade underscore its potential for growth and innovation, making it an ideal destination for strategic philanthropic investments that can create lasting social impact while generating sustainable returns.

This session will focus on the following:
1. Understanding Impact-driven Philanthropy: Exploring the concept of catalytic philanthropy and its role in driving social change and sustainable development in emerging markets, with a specific focus on Sub-Saharan Africa.

Example to be discussed: Ingressive for Good (Non-profit arm of Ingressive Capital)

2. Identifying Investment Opportunities: Analyzing the diverse investment opportunities within the African landscape, from tech startups to impact-driven initiatives.

3. Navigating the Tech Evolution: Examining the remarkable growth and evolution of the tech sector in Africa over the past decade, and identifying key investment trends and strategies for maximizing impact and returns.

Track

Catalytic Philanthropy

Format

Fireside chat (2 speakers)

Speakers

  • NameMaya Horgan Famodu
  • TitleFounder and Managing Director
  • OrganizationIngressive Capital
  • NameDr. Ola Brown
  • TitleFounder
  • OrganizationHealthCap Africa

Description

Emerging markets present abundant prospects for impact and technology investors, with Sub-Saharan Africa emerging as a fertile ground for investment opportunities. The time is ripe to channel investments into Africa’s promising landscape, leveraging the concept of catalytic philanthropy to drive transformative change. The technological advancements in Africa over the past decade underscore its potential for growth and innovation, making it an ideal destination for strategic philanthropic investments that can create lasting social impact while generating sustainable returns.

This session will focus on the following:
1. Understanding Impact-driven Philanthropy: Exploring the concept of catalytic philanthropy and its role in driving social change and sustainable development in emerging markets, with a specific focus on Sub-Saharan Africa.

Example to be discussed: Ingressive for Good (Non-profit arm of Ingressive Capital)

2. Identifying Investment Opportunities: Analyzing the diverse investment opportunities within the African landscape, from tech startups to impact-driven initiatives.

3. Navigating the Tech Evolution: Examining the remarkable growth and evolution of the tech sector in Africa over the past decade, and identifying key investment trends and strategies for maximizing impact and returns.

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