Breakout 1
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Saturday
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10:15 am
Aldrich 111
Finance

Iterating Traditional PE for Africa

There have been several iterations of how to adapt the traditional PE fund for Africa's unique challenges. These include permanent capital vehicles, de novo funds and sovereign wealth funds. Are these iterations performing any better? What are the lessons for traditional PE from these experiments? What other iterations are LPs like DFIs willing to invest in next?

Iterating Traditional PE for Africa

There have been several iterations of how to adapt the traditional PE fund for Africa's unique challenges. These include permanent capital vehicles, de novo funds and sovereign wealth funds. Are these iterations performing any better? What are the lessons for traditional PE from these experiments? What other iterations are LPs like DFIs willing to invest in next?

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 10:15 AM
Aldrich 111

Other Sessions

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Breakout 3
Saturday
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3:45 pm
Aldrich 111
Leveraging the Diaspora: Mobilizing African Cultural Movements on the Global Stage
Exploring the intricate dynamics and economic considerations involved in bringing large African cultural movements to the global stage
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Leveraging the Diaspora: Mobilizing African Cultural Movements on the Global Stage

The panel will explore the intricate dynamics and economic considerations involved in bringing large African cultural movements to the global stage. The panelists will shed light on the impacts of these movements, including notable events like AfroNation, Afrofuture, AfriconLA, Afropunk, Afrotech, and more, with a particular focus on their influence on diaspora relations. We will delve into the impact on remittances, travel and tourism, investment, and cross-cultural exchange, and seek to understand how these movements are reshaping connections between the African diaspora and the continent. Additionally, we will discuss strategies to harness the momentum generated by these cultural phenomena for the purpose of fostering long-term engagement and investment in Africa. The panel will provide valuable insights into the intricate economic and cultural web woven by these movements and their potential to shape the future of diaspora relations with Africa.

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 3:45 PM
Aldrich 111
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Breakout 2
Saturday
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11:25 am
Aldrich 112
Unleashing Africa's Entertainment Soft Power on the World Stage
How Africa can harness the increasing soft power of its entertainment industry to effectively compete in the global arena
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Unleashing Africa's Entertainment Soft Power on the World Stage

This panel will explore how Africa can harness the increasing soft power of its entertainment industry to effectively compete in the global arena. With the continent's vibrant music, film, and cultural offerings are gaining international recognition, it's essential to understand the potential for economic growth and global influence. Discover the strategies, challenges, and opportunities as we delve into the role of African entertainment in enhancing the continent's global competitiveness, fostering economic development, and shaping perceptions on the world stage. Join us to unravel the untapped potential of Africa's entertainment soft power and its significance in the era of global competition.

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 11:25 AM
Aldrich 112
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Lunches
Saturday
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12:25 pm
Aldrich 010
Sponsor Informational Lunch: CH Group
Sponsor informational lunch.
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Sponsor Informational Lunch: CH Group

The sponsor informational lunch will include a company presentation and the opportunity to connect with some of the company's executives.

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 12:25 PM
Aldrich 010