Oslo Innovation Week
Pangea organized the event “Transforming the African investment landscape by supporting young entrepreneurs and creators” during the largest Innovation happening in Norway (www.oiw.no). The event held during Oslo Innovation Week focused on raising awareness towards investment opportunities and challenges in Africa. The event attracted over 120 participants ranging from entrepreneurs, investors as well as the players from the development and aid sector.
Keynote speakers for the event were Trond Riibe Knudsen from TRK Group and Bernard Chiira Mwangi, Incubation Manager from iLab, Kenya. Mr. Mwangi spoke about opportunities and challenges from the African startup scenes, while Mr. Knudsen spoke about disruptive technology in Ethiopia. Some of the other speakers were Vegard Benterud (Norfund), Martin Majlund (Skygarden), Haakon Brunell (Katapult) and Tone Cecilie Faugli (Techbridge).