Report of “Rethinking Startup Finance in Africa” @ Berkman Centre, Harvard University
The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University hosted an important discussion on Rethinking Startup Finance in Africa. The discussion was attended by over thirty participants from the US, Kenya, Ghana, Cameroon, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, Boston as well as remotely. These participants were entrepreneurs and professionals from a diversity of industries where they played equally diverse roles, for example: including venture capital, angel investing, incubators, technology consultants, finance and others. Common among this group was an in-depth experience with start-ups in Africa.