Each year African innovators sign the Harambe Declaration in the historic Gold Room of the Mount Washington Hotel, thereby pledging “to work together as one to pursue the social, political and economic development of our continent ”. In this spirit, Gold Room Briefings chronicles the progress of our collective endeavor to build Africa’s future.
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Channel Africa helped us welcome the 14th class of Harambeans with an interview of Mr. Giancarlo Beukes H'21, co-founder of Impulse Biomedical. Mr. Beukes is one of 30 new Harambeans selected from a pool of over 4900 applicants who have collectively raised over $130 million to scale their ventures across Africa.
Amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alliance pulled through to form on of our most formidable cohorts of African executioners yet. 30 innovators were invited to join the 14th Class of Harambeans having been selected from over 4900 applicants, a 30% increase in our applicant pool. Representing 8 African countries, 23 universities and 8 accelerators, the incoming class of Harambeans have collectively raised over $130 million in venture capital.
Two GAP and three Oppenheimer Fellows joined a Knowledge Transfer Session with Jeff Hoffman, the Chairman of the Global Entrepreneur Network. Jeff is a successful entrepreneur in his own right with a number of well-known successful start-ups, including and
In today’s episode, we feature Melvyn Lubega H'16, University of Oxford, co-founder of Go1 is an online learning platform built on a subscription-based model that makes corporate training content available to businesses of all sizes.
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