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 Diaspora Tech Homecoming
January 13, 2022 | 2:30 - 6:30pm

Entrepreneur Pitch and B2B

Connecting Event

Bringing together tech professionals and investors abroad with Ethiopia’s innovators and disruptors 

 Diaspora Tech Homecoming
January 13, 2022 | 2:30 - 6:30pm

Entrepreneur Pitch and B2B

Connecting Event

Bringing together tech professionals and investors abroad with Ethiopia’s innovators and disruptors 

What to Expect

Speedating

Networking

Entertainment 

Event Details

Location

Friendship Park Addis Ababa

Event Attendees

Government Officials
Diasporas in Tech
Startups/Entrepreneurs
Investors
Freelancing, Outsourcing,
Gig (FROG) Community

Location

Friendship Park Addis Ababa

Event Attendees

Government Officials

Diasporas in Tech
Startups/Entrepreneurs
Investors

FROG Community

Event Highlights

Entrepreneur Pitch and B2B connecting event was held on January 13,2022 at Friendship Park with the presence of higher government officials. The purpose of the event was to bring together tech professionals and investors from abroad with Ethiopia’s innovators and disruptors.

50+ selected startups attended the program and pitched participants on their product and service.

The event was attended by representatives from private sectors providing services directly or indirectly related to FROG, incubators and accelerators, startups and entrepreneurs, diaspora in tech, Investors, developmental partners and government officials and key stakeholders who have direct and indirect roles in the digital economy of Ethiopia.
In her opening remarks, the Minister of Labor and Skills, Muferiat Kamil, emphasized that the government will continue the efforts to improve the legal framework, the ease of doing business, facilitate infrastructure development, and skills development program to encourage entrepreneurs and keep them engaged in every major activity.
The MoLS, by engaging the private sector will continue to drive programs incubating entrepreneurs for they are future job creators rather than job seekers, and they are the backbone of a digital economy.
Here are two platform options for startup founders, investors and coaches to connect virtually: https://yegara.org/#/page/home by Piazza Communication
https://icog-makers.com/signin/ by iCog_Labs
Pictures: courtesy of Zeleman

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