Tuesday, March 13, 2012

For the Internationalists The African Network (TAN) Conference 2012

Hi All!

For the internationalists in the audience, especially the Africanists. There is going to be a very interesting  conference on Africa in May 2012. Here's the promo.

Announcement from The African Network, TAN


(SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA.): Early Bird registration has commenced for the 6th Annual entrepreneurship conference hosted by The African Network (TAN). The conference will be held Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19, 2012 at the Hilton Hotel, San Jose, California.

Visit the website to see list of recently confirmed keynote and panel speakers and REGISTER today at www.tanconf.org.


TANCon 2012 will showcase leading African and US investment experts, entrepreneurs, global innovators and policymakers such as keynote Speakers
Paul Rice, President and CEO of Fair Trade USA;
Teresa Clarke, former MD of Goldman Sachs and now Chairman and Founder of Africa.com;
Kofi Dadzie, Managing Director, Rancard Solutions, Ghana; notable panel speakers such as Nozomi MizunoWitherspoon of the World Bank Group Private Sector Development Unit; Arjuna Costa, Portfolio Director at Omidyar Network; Niall O'Cathasaigh, Partner, Manocap Private Equity Company based in Sierra Leone; biotech entrepreneur Daniel Laser, CEO of Wave 80 Biosciences; Fred Jordan of African Opportunity Fund and Chairman of FE Jordan and Associates; Bridgette Sexton, Manager of the Google Global Entrepreneurship group; Social Entrepreneur Chid Liberty of Liberty and Justice, Liberia; Teresa Cox of the USA Department of Trade and Commerce; Myles Stevens of Stevens and Associates and host of others.

There will be several panel discussions, including an "Investment Policy in Africa" panel, where information, experiences & opportunities will be shared with attendees.

In addition to the panel sessions, TANCon 2012 will include two
Entrepreneurship Workshops. These workshops, which are described on the conference website (www.tanconf.org), will aim to provide tangible benefits to conference attendees, particularly start-up and existing entrepreneurs. These workshops are: Evaluation of 1-page business plans towards attracting funding AND Professional mentorship for start-up and existing entrepreneurs. TANCon 2012 has confirmed notable venture capitalists, angel investors and social entrepreneurs (incubators) who will be judges as well as mentors at these workshops.

Some companies and corporate organizations that will be present at TANCon 2012 include The World Bank Group; Fenwick and West; Omidyar Network; Imprint Capital; Manocap; Africa.com; Fair Trade USA; Stevens and Associates; Draper Richards Foundation; Google; Silicon Valley Bank (SVB); Xpert Financial, etc. The workshops and discussion panels are aimed at providing more value to the conference attendees during the conference.

TANCon 2012 Organizing Committee

The African Network (TAN), Inc
Corporate Global Headquarters
PMB 221, 3567 Benton St
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Website: www.tanconf.org
Email: tancon@theafricannetwork.org or events@theafricannetwork.org

Click http://www.tanconf.org to visit the website. 

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