Entrepreneurship 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.

In preparing for the next “Learning Journeys to Silicon Savannah”:

Entrepreneurship in East Africa – A Business Breakfast

Silicon Savannah has become a synonym for East Africa’s vibrant entrepreneurship scene. Leapfrogging “old” and jumping on to latest digital technologies has made entrepreneurial ventures in East Africa highly prosperous and interesting. It is for that reason that Google is opening an AI research center in Ghana and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing millions of dollars in the education and training of African IT specialists.


Dr. Amollo Ambole, University of Nairobi & Strategy Lead at Living Lab, Kenya

Maryanne Akoth, PR & Communication Lead at Living Lab and Incubation Manager at Tech Bridge – a co-working space in Mombasa, Kenya

Aphrodice Mutangana, Social Entrepreneur and General Manager of kLab, the First Rwandan Innovation Hub


WU Executive Academy –  the business school of the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien


Date and Programme

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

8.00am  Registration

8.30am  Opening
ao Univ.Prof. Dr. Barbara Stöttinger, Dean, WU Executive Academy

8.35am Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurship in East Africa

9.45am closing


We have room for only a limited number of participants. Please register to secure your place:

Register here


WU Executive Academy
Building EA/6th floor, Room 6.032
WU Campus
Welthandelsplatz 1
1020 Vienna