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Africa MBA Indaba

International investors, executives and entrepreneurs meet at the MBA Indaba to identify investment opportunities.

JOHANNESBURG – On 1ST and 2ND August 2016, the inaugural MBA Indaba will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre and will connect over 500 like-minded entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors, and business leaders from around Africa to discuss the rise of the African consumer market, the art & science of entrepreneurship, raising venture capital, new technology business models, financing SMEs and women trailblazers in business, will be among the panel topic discussions.

J. Eric Wright, Director of the MBA Indaba, says: “If you’re looking to take your business or career to the next level, you will meet the people at the Indaba that can help you get there. “ He further said, “Africa has become a very large market and our mission is to connect like-minded business leaders focused on creating high growth businesses”.

Senior executives from Discovery, Microsoft, McKinsey, Nedbank, Telkom, SABMiller, Ethos Private, Google, Uber, Deloitte, Bain, China Construction Bank, SABMiller, Standard Bank, IFC, Vodacom, Retail Capital, Department of Trade & Industry, DBSA, Standard Chartered, Musa Capital, Omidyar Network, AMSCO, Viacom among others will be attending.

In addition, the MBA Indaba will also host prestigious business schools and their successful alumni from Harvard, Wharton, Oxford, GIBS, WITS, Stanford, Stellenbosch, Yale, Columbia, Duke, IE (Spain), Regent, Rhodes, Univ. of Johannesburg, Milpark, Monash, MANCOSA, Henley, Regenesys, and the newly formed African Leadership University School of Business.  The schools will be present to recruit and discuss funding options.

About the Africa MBA Indaba

The inaugural Africa MBA Indaba will take place on the 1st and 2nd of August 2016 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The mission of the Africa MBA Indaba is to bring together Africa’s top business leaders and entrepreneurs, and to encourage business school education at top institutions.  Learn more at www.africaMBAindaba.com.

Contact details:

Portia Motale: +27 (0)72 449 1736 / portia@africaMBAindaba.com

Eric Wright:+27 (0)83 611 5555 / eric@africaMBAindaba.com



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