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Highlights of the Tech in Ghana Conference LDN
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Overview

The inaugural Tech in Ghana Conference was hailed a huge success by British and Ghanaian industry influencers who came together for the groundbreaking event held in London on Monday 27th February.

The TIGC, which took place at international law firm Addleshaw Goddard’s prestigious premises in Moorgate, included informative panel discussions and keynotes from the UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Ghana Adam Afriyie; CEO of Ghana’s Investment Promotion Centre Yofi Grant; Vodafone Ghana’s director for enterprise and wholesale Angela Mensah-Poku; African Science Academy founder Tom Ilube; and WorldRemit CEO Ismail Ahmed.

Attendees included over 100 leading business executives, entrepreneurs and international journalists who were joined by representatives from the Bank of Ghana, National Communications Authority, Ghana High Commission, and UK tech firms and investors.

The Tech in Ghana Conference was organised by London-based company AB2020, in partnership with the UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce, while Vodafone Business Solutions, WorldRemit and Interpay were sponsors. A networking drinks reception was hosted by De Christ Wines.






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Testimonials

‘It was excellent to see first-hand the huge amount of innovation and excitement surrounding opportunities for technology advances in Ghana. I am confident the conference will lead to many further discussions: with businesses; with contacts; and networks made at the event.’
Adam Afriyie, UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Ghana
The Tech in Ghana London Conference was fantastic. Bright and brilliant people in one room. See you next year!’
Angela Mensah-Poku, Vodafone Ghana Director for Enterprise and Wholesale
‘A really well organised event, great speakers, content, insights on the tech opportunity; business, social and education. A lot of value - thanks to the TIGC team’
Julian Ansah, Delegate
‘The feedback from attendees and speakers has been incredible, and it was great to see new relationships being established. Following the demand we’re excited to be having strategic conversations and outlining plans for 2018.’
Founder, Akosua Annobil

sponsors and partners

The Tech in Ghana Conference is proud to be supported by these prestigious organisations

Sponsors





Strategic Partners
Strategic Partner - DIT

 

Strategic Partner - Tech London Advocates Africa

 

Strategic Partner - Oxford Business Group

 

Strategic Partner - Asoko

 

Strategic Partner - Addleshaw Goddard

 

INVEST IN AFRICA
Strategic Partner - INVEST IN AFRICA

 

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Speakers

Adam Afriyie
Adam Afriyie
UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Ghana
Millison Narh
Millison Narh
First Deputy Governor, Bank of Ghana

Ismail Ahmed
Ismail Ahmed
Founder & CEO, WorldRemit

Angela Mensah-Poku
Angela Mensah-Poku
Director for Enterprise & Wholesale, Vodafone Ghana
Martison Obeng-Agyei
Martison Obeng-Agyei
Director of Mobile Financial Services, Vodafone Ghana
Josiah Kwesi Eyison
Saqib Nazir
Founder & CEO, Interpay

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Andrew Takyi-Appiah
MD, Zeepay

Tom Ilube
Tom Ilube
Founder, AGF & African Science Academy
Curtis Vanderpuije
Curtis Vanderpuije
Co-founder & CEO, expressPay

Ido Sum
Ido Sum
Investment Director, TLcom TIDE Africa
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Tony Burkson
CEO, UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce
Bright Simons
Bright Simons
President, mPedigree

Adjoa Asamoah
Adjoa Asamoah
Information Systems Auditor, Central Bank of Ghana
Leslie Addae
Leslie Addae
Founder, TEDxAccra

Eunice Baguma Ball
Eunice Baguma Ball
Founder, Africa Technology Business Network
Sam Ajadi
Elorm Segbefia
Trade Development Manager, DIT, Ghana
Rob Withagen
Rob Withagen
MD, Asoko Insight

Emmanuel Noah
Emmanuel Noah
Co-founder, BenBen

Eyram Tawia
Eyram Tawia
Co-founder & CEO, Leti Arts

Russell Southwood
Russell Southwood
Chief Executive, Balancing Act

Ndubuisi Kejeh
Ndubuisi Kejeh
Founding Partner, De Charles

Amar Deep Singh Hari
Amar Deep Singh Hari
Co-founder & CEO, IPMC

Afua Hirsch
Afua Hirsch
Writer & Broadcaster, TIGC Host

Anna Lowe
Anna Lowe
Co-founder, Kumasi Hive

David Adikah
David Adikah
Business Development Manager, Liberty Capital Holdings LTD
Danielle Treharne
Danielle Treharne
Business Development Manager for Africa, BIMA
Michael Amaning
Michael Amaning
Senior Account Manager, Invest in Africa
Thea Sokolowski
Thea Sokolowski
Marketing, MEST

Stephen Haggard
Stephen Haggard
Executive Chair, Eneza Education

Daniel Abunu
Daniel Abunu
Managing Director, Viotech Ghana

Up to 120 tech leaders, experts and investors from the Ghana and UK private sector, Government officials and relative organisations are set to attend this informative and momentous occasion.



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