Lagos Angel Fair Event, Key Recaps You Probably Missed
It was an evening of some industry, strategy and money talks as African entrepreneurs, investors and industry thinkers gathered at Angel Fair West Africa in Lagos recently. The two-day event connected African tech start-ups with the angel investors as the event had 20 specially selected early stage businesses pitching to investors from LAN, Angel Africa List (AAL), Ghana Angel Investor Network (GAIN) and the Africa Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA). The businesses include Prowork, a locally developed project management solution from Nigeria; Djoss.tv, a social platform for live interaction with TV from Cameroon and; Farmerline, a mobile application that integrates agricultural output of rural farmers, from Ghana.
The pitches were interspersed with Investors and Entrepreneurs panels with active investors and successful entrepreneurs sharing their experiences and expertise with the audience in interactive sessions. Fatumata Soukouna of Soft Solutions, Folabi Esan of Adlevo Capital, Sangu Delle of Golden Palm Investments, Maurizio Caio of TLCom and Eghosa Omoigui of Echo VC Partners are some of those on the Investors panel.
Photo Credit: Adewale Yusuf