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Techweek TV: Understanding Africa’s tech boom

Understanding Africa’s 1.2 billion people and the globe’s youngest population

This event does not require registration.

Tuesday 25 May
9:30am - 10:00am


Nationwide (more than one region)
Free event
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4021 CSG NZTE Techweek Events 650x400 IMEA Africa 150dpi

What's it all about?

This session will explore the African tech sector with a focus on South Africa. Our panel will look at the opportunities for New Zealand tech companies, common mistakes tech companies make when entering the market and how taking a collaborative approach can accelerate growth. 

Learn more about how your tech business can grow with NZTE. 


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Shiela Yabo

Business Strategist, Venture Builder & Project Manager

Shiela Yabo is currently a Business Strategist, Venture Builder & Project Manager with an interest in how human behavioural science impacts the world of business.

With experience in entrepreneurship on the continent of Africa and recently from Silicon Valley in the USA, she has a wealth of praxis knowledge in new venture launch & support, business acceleration, systems thinking, and leadership through mentorship.

Shiela has designed and executed multiple entrepreneurship and innovation support programmes at the University of Cape Town, as well as for external partners. She is currently Programme Manager for the Solution Space, an ecosystem for early-stage ventures at the Graduate School of Business, UCT. She is responsible for Strategic and Operational Management, Planning, Programme Design & Delivery of Entrepreneurship programmes. She is also an experienced Ideation Bootcamp Facilitator and an emerging Angel Investor.

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