The India Africa Economic Forum in partnership with India Angels Network (IAN) and Africa Business Angels Network (ABAN) is organising an event in Mauritius supoorted by the Economic Development Board of Mauritius.

The Summit will witness some of the pre-eminent entrepreneurs and angel investors discuss the opportunities and challenges of investing in Africa with a view to create a sustainable ecocystem that can not only benefit both providers and seekers of seed capital but also help expand into each other geographies.

14th - 16th June 2019

Mauritius - Westin


Day 1: 14th June 2019 Friday

5pm : Inauguration by the Prime Minister of Mauritius

5:15 - 5:45PM: Panel 1 – Incubating Start-Ups - Moderated by EDB /Invited Speaker - one each on Africa/India (PM Present)

5:45 - 6:15 PM: Panel 2 – The India Africa Ecosystem - IAN/TiE/ABAN/EDB

6:15 - 6:45PM: Panel 3 – The India Africa Opportunity - Angel Investors/Entrepreneurs

6:45 - 8:45PM: Networking Cocktails with Fusion Music

Day 2: 15th June 2019 Saturday

7:00 to 9:00AM: Breakfast & Networking

9:00 - 11:00: StartUp Pitching/Mentoring/Discussions Parallel/Breakout Sessions on FinTech, HealthTech, AI/ML/DeepTech, EdTech, E-Commerce

11:00 to 13:00: B2B Meetings with prior arrangements

13:00 to 17:00: Lunch/ Sight Seeing

18:00 to 20:00: Networking Cocktails/ Sega Dance / Local Music Address by a Unicorn Entrepreneur @ Dinner ( 20:00 to 22:00)

Day 3: 16th June 2019 Friday

7:00 to 10:00: Breakfast with a Prominent Entrepreneur/VC

10:00 - 11:00: Closing Session - Panel Discussion – The Road Ahead Sight Seeing/Networking/Activity

The Event Attendance is FREE but by INVITATION only

Delegates pay for their Air Fare and Hotel Accommodation

Event Chairs:

Mauritius : Sanjay Mungar:

India: Pradeep Gupta:

Africa: Vu Qabaka:

East Africa: Sandeep Khapre:

Pradeep Gupta ( India Chair) Vu Qabaka ( Africa Chair) Tabot Arreytambe ( Event Lead)
Padmaja Ruparel Zach Zachariah Baljinder Sharma
Satya Narayan Samir Khatri

Angel Investors/VCs from India and Africa, Global Angel Funds investing in Africa, Incubators/Accelerators Managers from India and Africa Entrepreneurs seeking capital (Late Seed to Early Growth), Indian Entrepreneurs looking at markets/JV partners in Africa, African Entrepreneurs looking at markets/JV partners in India.

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