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Made in Africa Week 2017: Investing 101
A basic overview of investing that explains the differences between saving and investing, including asset classes & investment styles, stocks, bonds and types of mutual funds. We will also explore different types of life & disability income insurances that should be used as a foundation to protect your investment portfolio. Presented by Fortis-LUX Financial 277 Park Ave, 41st and 44th floor New York.
Made in Africa: Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion.
Made In Africa Spyon Productions INC: MIA entrepreneurial initiative event offers an opportunity for African entrepreneurs seeking to take innovative products or ideas to the market through appropriate business practices. Entrepreneurs from Africa, people interested in African entrepreneurs and African Entrepreneurship are welcome to participate in this event. Our Panelist are; PATRICK GAINCKO Founder and Business Strategist: GainXperience CHERAE ROBINSON Founder and CEO: Tastemakers Africa CHIKE UZOKA Chief Creative Officer and Founder: Valentine Global, LLC JUSTA LUJWANGANA Founder/ trip coordinator: Curious on Tanzania. The event took place at Microsoft Store NYC Flagship 677 5th Ave, New York, New York 10022 on February 22, 2017
After months of feverish planning, logistical summersaults, clouds of uncertainties and start and stop movements, the made in Africa week has finally come and gone and oh boy did we bring it or what? 3 days of back to back fabulous- ity; bigger, bolder, and more beautiful than ever, this years’ made in Africa week was truly a surpassing of our expectations and a step in the right direction towards the vision we have for this celebration of the African continent.
The week began by introducing out brand new baby: The Entrepreneur event. A gathering of African businesspersons in an evening of networking, business presentations and panel deliberations on key topical business issues.
The event was well attended and featured a diverse panel of seasoned African business owners from the tech space, real estate, finance, fashion and marketing and branding. This event was a worthy introduction of our entrepreneur initiative which you will be hearing a lot more about.
On day 2, the bar d’eau, a trump hotel collection was host to our vibrant networking mixer which saw an exciting arrary of people in attendance. From singles looking to mingle, to those looking to make business connections or those who just wanted to experience the vivacious atmosphere of an African gathering as they gyrated to the beautiful beats of Eli Fola.
Our line up of events was rounded off by the most alluring of fashion shows ever! We truly outdid ourselves, as a large ballroom at the swanky Mist in Harlem was transformed into a show extravaganza. Amazing creation after amazing creation from 3 super talented African designers sashayed down the runway, amidst flashing camera lights and the faint ooos and ahhsss from the audience. It was truly spectacular!
The design houses ; AKOU of the Ivory coast, Chuks Collins of Nigeria, and the Liberian- American House of Rubi, 3 budding designers who are set to take the U.S market by storm. It was a true pleasure showcasing these talents.
The amazing MAKANE KOUYATE'S DEMBAYA gave us authentic afrobeat and left us asking for more.
Please enjoy these amazing pictures from our events, and keep an eye on made in Africa as we continue to celebrate the essence of the African creative power!
Great nights that you may not remember with people you'll never forget.
Afro Jam - Musical Showcase
AfroJam is a creative platform that thrives on showcasing the musical and poetic artistry of rising and seasoned artists. Performances related to the diaspora or based on any influences are welcome. We invite all talents to utilize this unique and vibrant opportunity to display their gifts in our very viable setting.
Made in Africa - Rooftop BBQ 2014
Incase you missed MADE IN AFRICA ROOF TOP BBQ 2014, here are some images from the awesome event.
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Date My African Friend Event Series
Date My African Friend Series at Natsumi Lounge NYC.