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Janngo pledges €60 million at Davos to back African startups leveraging technology to achieve the SDGs

Janngo unveils Janngo Capital Startup Fund, its €60m Venture Capital fund dedicated to finance tech-enabled startup accelerating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa, with a €15m anchor investment by the European Investment Bank. [...]


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Africa’s Innovators of the Year at the World Economic Forum Africa 2019.

Africa’s greatest asset is its human capital. In this session “Africa’s Innovators of the Year”, some of the region’s top wealth creators will discuss the state of entrepreneurship and what lies ahead. [...]


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Les Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-En-Provence inspired global economic leaders to discuss “The World’s Metamorphoses”.

Fatoumata Ba, CEO of Janngo, participated in a session about Digital Revolution (“The Digital Revolution: where are we now ?”) with pundits such as Christian SAINT-ETIENNE, Member of Le Cercle des économistes, Philippe MABILLE, Editor of La Tribune, Nicolas DUFOURCQ, CEO of Bpifrance, Bertrand DUMAZY, Chairman and CEO of Edenred Group, Eric LABAYE, Senior Partner of McKinsey, Ludovic LE MOAN, CEO & Co-founder of SIGFOX, Erel MARGALIT, Founder & Chairman of JVP. [...]


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As tech titans continue to grow, how will the pace of innovation change?

In a context where more than 30% of global economic activity — some $60 trillion — could be mediated by digital platforms in six years’ time, according to a McKinsey & Company research report, concentrations of #power and their effect on innovation is still a subject of debate. [...]


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Meeting between Janngo & His Excellency Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, GCON, Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the France Nigeria Business and Investment Forum.

Abuja, Nigeria — Fatoumata BA, Founder & CEO of Janngo, has the honor and the privilege to meet His Excellency Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, GCON, Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. [...]


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Janngo in Abuja for the France Nigeria Business and Investment Forum — From Talk To Action — with over 20 French companies.

Janngo was delighted to be invited in Abuja for the France Nigeria Business and Investment Forum from the 19th to the 21st of June by the Embassy of Nigeria in France with over 20 French companies in various sectors meeting with key government regulators and businesses in Nigeria. [...]


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Janngo at VivaTech 2019 speaking about investor bias and the reasons behind the lack of funding in African projects and startups.

"Last year, $1Bn was raised in Africa overall but 90% of this money went to 3 countries : Nigeria, Egypt and South Africa” explains Fatoumata Bâ, CEO of Janngo, [...]


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Fatoumata Bâ, Janngo’s Founder & CEO, invited by CNBC Africa to talk about How digital economy can accelerate Africa’s integration?

“When you look in the world where technology is leapfrogging financial services, it’s not in Silicon Valley, in Korea, in China or in Japan, it’s in Kenya ! (…) because Technology came as a solution to a problem.” highlighted Fatoumata Bâ, Janngo’s Founder & CEO on CNBC Africa. [...]


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