We interviewed a wide range of emerging technology specialists from around the world and experts with deep experience on the social entrepreneurship and impact space in Africa. Our report draws from their valuable comments and insights. We would like to take this opportunity to thank each one of them for their invaluable contribution to this report.

Alvaro Everlet

Carriots IOT

Arno Laeven

Laeven Consult

Bharath Lingam

x cube LABS

Brian Bosire Onyi


Graham Seel

BankTech Consulting

Hruy Tsegaye

iCog Labs

Jamie Burke

Outlier Ventures

Samenjo Karl Heinz T

African Born 3D Printing

Laurie Reynolds

Aquamatix Ltd.

Mauritz Venter

AzarGen Biotechnologies

Maya Kulycky

IBM Research

Mbugua Njihia

Sure Corporation

Brittany Hume Charm

Zipline International Inc.

Mukira Gitonga

Chimera Inc

Georgios Papageorgiou

University of Nicosia (UNic)

Nitin Gaur

IBM Blockchain Labs

salah sukkarieh

The University of Sydney

Radhika Thakkar

Greenlight Planet

Richard Kastelein

Blockchain Partners

Rodger Novak

CRISPR Therapeutics

Scott Kessler

 LO3 Energy

Sudha Jamthe

Tom Plummer


Wim van der Beek

Goodwell Investments

The Authors