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MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship


The Legatum Center hosts a number of events throughout the year. Browse through the list below to see if we’re hosting any events near you.


April, 2019

  • Apr23 Tuesday

    Digital Credit: Market Opportunities

    Africa has hundreds of millions of unbanked and underbanked individuals, households, and MSMEs. Venture capital-backed startups are forging digital models to increase financial inclusion directly through mobile phones. These new services and business models are creating channels for traditional financial institutions to reach large segments of unbanked and underbanked consumers to offer better products. A …


May, 2019

  • May7 Tuesday

    Supply Chain & Logistics on the Continent

    Supply chain logistics are key to supporting growth, reform, and productivity in Africa’s major economies and enabling SMEs and startups to scale. A number of venture capital-backed startups are focused specifically on opportunities in digitizing supply chain networks and logistics on the continent. Lori Systems is a logistics company reducing the cost of freight transportation …