The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) will host its full Africa Investment Rising Roadshow Tour from November 5-9, 2018, in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Africa portion of the roadshow will feature: (1) Frontier 100 Forum (2) Leadership4Agriculture Forum and (3) African Development Bank’s Africa Investment Forum.

The Frontier 100 Forum, to be held on Nov. 5, will focus on the evolving fintech landscape and innovative approaches to expanding access to finance for African companies to boost U.S.-Africa trade and investment in key growth sectors. The Frontier 100 Forum will feature engaging panel discussions and will conclude with a company match and networking opportunities with leading financial institutions and fintech companies.

The Frontier 100 Forum is an exclusive, invitation-only event that brings together CEOs and senior executives from IGD’s Frontier Leader network to offer insight, collaborate, and advance initiatives in key sectors of Africa. The African Development Bank and USAID East Africa and Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hubs are the Premier Sponsors.

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The U.S. roadshow tour, “Africa Investment Rising: Building Momentum for Investing in Africa’s Economic Prosperity”, took place from April 18-May 1, and traveled to four U.S. cities to re-shape perceptions on doing business in Africa by bringing trade and investment opportunities to U.S. companies and forge stronger connections between U.S. and African business leaders in key growth sectors.

Read the recaps from the U.S. Roadshow Tour