Read MoreInnovation Mission Dakar 2022
29/03/2022-31/03/2022, Dakar, Senegal
We explore the innovative power and economic dynamics of Dakar, the capital of Senegal. Together with Prosper Africa, the Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft, and Swisscham-Africa, we are organising the Innovation Mission Dakar 2022.
Read MoreBusiness in Africa – a one-day Online-Workshop
30/11/2022, 9am-5pm , online-workshop
The pandemic is accelerating the digital transformation in African countries. Get ready to be part of it. Learn about new business models and agile methods.
Read MoreBusiness in Africa – a one-day workshop
10/11/2020, 9am to 5pm, online-workshop
We have changed this event to an online-workshop. Learn about new business models and agile methods.
Read MoreOnline-Workshop: Doing Business in Africa
24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 08/07/2020, Webinar
This three-part online-workshop provides quick and profound insights into East Africa's business opportunities through direct interaction with local players.
Webinar: 13.5.2020, 10.00-11.30 am CEST - Once the global economic freeze comes to an end, a new normality will emerge. On the future of economic development in selected African markets and how to rethink economic collaboration between Africa and Europe.Read MoreCollaboration with Africa in the new normality – a webinar
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Webinar: 15.4.2020, 10-11.30 am CEST -
Whether and how companies will emerge from this pandemic will also depend on the preparedness and ability to navigate through Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity, in short VUCA. Read MoreManaging in a new VUCA World – a Webinar
Read MoreConnecting with African Startups – a Webinar
Webinar: 1.4.2020 10-11.30 CEST - The digitization surge caused by the Corona crisis will make something possible and at the same time a must: the adaptation of business models to local conditions. Startups can play a key role.
Read MoreNetworking in Africa – a Workshop
26/02/2019, 9am to 5pm, Vienna, Austria
EUR 390 + VAT
More and more European companies are expanding to Africa. Successful is who knows how to adapt and go new ways. Through an exchange with practitioners this workshop provides insights in new business models and shows you the importance of agile methods in emerging markets.
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Read MoreEntrepreneurship in East Africa – A Business Breakfast
19/12/2018, 08:00-9:45, WU Executive Academy, Vienna
free event, but limited seats make registration required (first come, first serve)
Silicon Savannah has become a synonym for East Africa’s vibrant entrepreneurship scene. We take the opportunity and present young African leaders to give you first-hand information on what is going on.
Read MoreDisrupt Collaboration! – Africa and Europe in the Digital Age
18/12/2018, 9-10.30am, Austria Center Vienna
A Side-Event at the 'High-Level Forum Africa-Europe' in Vienna. Digitization and Globalization lead to a big transformation that shapes Africa and Europe at the same time, but differently. Practitioners and experts are calling for new approaches to African-European collaboration allowing to exchange, learn and co-create.
Read MoreThe dragon reaching the Savannah – A Business Breakfast
12/10/2018, 8am to 10am, WU Executive Academy, Vienna
A business breakfast with Madara Ogot from Nairobi about China's engagement in East Africa and Europe's chances to catch up again.
Read MoreGood Tech Venture Lounge
24/05/2018, 7pm - 9pm, Vienna, Austria (Kanzleramt Bar, Schauflergasse 6)
free, registration required
The event will gather a selected group of international, purpose-driven investors and executives for an evening of inspiration and networking with a particular focus on the economic development and chances for investments in Africa.
Read MoreGlobal Innovation Ecosystems
05/06/2018, 4 - 6pm, Vienna, Austria - Weinplateau Südafrika, Tiefer Graben 7, 1010 Vienna
for free, registration required
To understand our economies and societies we have to understand the different global innovation ecosystems. This event presents "Global Innovation Expert", a unique program allowing you to dive into innovation cultures in Africa, Europe, Asia and the USA. Innovators, companies and researchers present their cases in on-site 2-day seminars in Cape Town, Vienna, San Francisco, Nairobi, Shanghai and Shenzhen.
Cape Town/South Africa on March 8/9, 2018: A 2-day seminar has provided valuable insights into the highly dynamic and very specific innovation ecosystem of Africa's most southern city. A start-up system which is trying to solve many of Africa's most pressing problems and at the same time trying to create global standards.Read MoreGlobal Innovation Expert – module Cape Town (completed)
On personal invitation only: Book presentation of Irene Yuan Sun in Vienna on Nov 15, 2017: The Next Factory of the World: How Chinese Investment is reshaping AfricaRead MoreBook Presentation Irene Yuan Sun