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Tech4Africa is the largest tech innovation, startup and entrepreneur platform in Africa. 12 tracks, 4 event days including a Hackathon and a Startup Day, with over 55 excellent speakers and just 600 available seats.

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Thursday, October 8 • 2:50pm - 3:20pm
Partnerships between entrepreneurs and established companies

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One of the biggest challenges facing startups today is connecting with a mass customer base. Big corporates see the opportunity to utilize the speed and capabilities of digital startups, to solve some of their biggest problems. Combining the two capabilities creates a capability to distribute real solutions on a mass scale. This partnership approach is becoming more common place for entrepreneurs and corporates. The Barclays Seeker Fund does exactly this, offers digitally disruptive companies an opportunity for investment as well as connection to the entire Barclays ecosystem

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Warren Squires

CIO: Barclays Seeker Fund, Barlcays
Warren has recently taken the role of Chief Investment Officer of the Barclays Seeker Fund. A fund set-up by Barclays Africa to invest in Digital disruption across the megatrends including the FinTech, HealthTech, AgriTech and EduTech sectors just to name a few. The Seeker Fund aims to build a portfolio of investments in early stage companies across the African continent, Partnering with Barclays and their clients, providing entrepreneurs... Read More →


Thursday October 8, 2015 2:50pm - 3:20pm
Startup Track

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