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Sankalp Africa Summit

March 2 - March 4

The Sankalp Africa Summit 2021 is the region’s largest annual inclusive development platform focused on entrepreneurship and impact investing. Join over 1,200 stakeholders entrepreneurs, investors, entrepreneur support organizations, and other sustainable development practitioners from across the ecosystem.  Expect the best content coming from sub-Saharan Africa, and premier networking opportunities.  This year, Sankalp will be virtual on March 2-4, 2021 and the Legatum Center will be co-hosting two sessions.

March 2nd – An Introduction to Market-creating Innovation Bootcamp

Join us for an introduction to the Market-creating Innovation Bootcamp, a new initiative from the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT and the Clayton Christensen Institute. The bootcamp is an eight-session curriculum designed to empower emerging market innovators with the principles and frameworks necessary to create new markets that make products affordable. In this session, Efosa Ojomo, Global Prosperity Researcher and co-Author of The Prosperity Paradox will introduce the key concepts of market-creating innovation and share some of the tools that help entrepreneurs identify market-creating opportunities.

March 3rd – Community Solutioning Session

Join us for an interactive session to support real-world entrepreneurs. In this session, we’ll hear from entrepreneurs operating in and across Africa about a pressing challenge or opportunity their venture is currently facing. Participants will have the opportunity to listen to the entrepreneurs’ challenge and provide insight on possible solutions. No need to have any sector or geographic expertise, any and all can delegates can participate.