The Africa Technology Business Network is a social enterprise and global network focused on accelerating technology growth and impact in Africa
We work to drive investment into the African technology sector by increasing investor interest and understanding of the market. We connect a global network of Africa-focused innovators and investors to collaborate and exchange knowledge through platforms such as our annual Africa Technology Business Forum
We also support startups, entrepreneurs and organisations creating innovative solutions to address challenges in Africa, to increase their success and impact. We provide skills development programmes as well as access to our global network of investors and mentors. Our work includes #HerFutureAfrica, a programme equipping the next generation of African women innovators.
Eunice Baguma Ball
FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
An Africa tech & innovation specialist with 10 years' experience working at the intersection of tech and social enterprise both in the UK and Africa. She is passionate about the potential of technology to drive sustainable development in Africa.
HEAD OF STRATEGY & PARTNERSHIPS
Stav is a Technology in Emerging Markets specialist and a strategist for organizations looking to use innovation to drive sustainable growth.
She is also the co-Founder of IsraelDev Network- an entrepreneurial community of over 3000 professionals working to harness Israeli innovation for solving challenges in developing markets.
An entrepreneur, business mentor and life coach who has worked extensively to inspire women and young people across the globe to reach their full potential. Prior to that she held c-level roles at global companies including GSMA & Prudential
EVENTS & COMMUNITY MANAGER
Bilen is an events and digital marketing specialist with a particular passion for supporting small businesses, diaspora entrepreneurs and creative industries. She is also serves as a Trustee for the Ethiopian Diaspora Services in the UK, a charity aimed at supporting the Diaspora's contribution to the development of Ethiopia.
A communications coach, innovation trainer and facilitator with extensive experience designing & delivering programmes to support organisations, young people and entrepreneurs to increase their impact.
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
Jean-Paul is the Founder & CEO of Whitestone Finance. Prior to that he was the Head of Africa at the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi and Head of Francophone Africa at Renaissance Capital. Jean-Paul started his career as FIG M&A analyst with Lehman Brothers.
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
Manny heads Oreed Group; specialists in African Markets Capital Advisory representing over £1.5bn in overseas transactions & construction, working with FTSE
listed businesses, speciality fund managers & private equity investors.
PR & PARTNERSHIPS VOLUNTEER
Katharina is a strategy and social impact consultant helping to broker meaningful partnerships between companies, civil society, communities and governments. A natural networker and facilitator, she has advised companies and governments in over ten countries in Africa, Asia and Europe.
Clarisa Nuñez Melgar Molinari
SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING INTERN
Clarisa is a Global Media MA student at Goldsmiths University of London. She has a background in the creative, administrative and social sectors and is passionate about innovation and responsible marketing. She has experience across media, fundraising, campaigning, event management, teaching, community management, public relations and marketing.