The objective of this session is to host a discussion on the current models of enterprise support and venture capital funding to tech enterprises in Africa with a view of understanding if they are sympathetic to the unique needs and challenges that female tech entrepreneurs face.
Specifically, the session will seek to answer the following questions:
• What are the specific needs of female tech entrepreneurs?
• How do female tech entrepreneurs support each other?
• What are the gaps in the existing models of enterprise support?
• What technical assistance do female tech entrepreneurs need in order to access venture capital funding?
The ultimate goal of this session is to describe a technical assistance program targeting female tech entrepreneurs that will enable them to access and receive venture capital financing to grow their businesses.
|Organizer||African Development Bank (AFDB)|
|Location|| Accra, Ghana|
Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Africa, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, United Republic of, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe