INDIAFRICA: A Shared Future is a unique people to people initiative that aims at engaging multiple stakeholders in India
and Africa through contests, fellowships, discussions, events, collaborative projects and cultural exchanges.
The INDIAFRICA BUSINESS NETWORK will be launched later this year. It is a platform designed to help young entrepreneurs from Africa and India discover common ground and forge profitable partnerships.
The Young Turks team along with the INDIAFRICA team travelled to cover stories of entrepreneurial excellence at the INDIAFRICA Business Venture Finals, which was held on June 10th at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Accra. Featured in this segment are the two Grand Prize Winners from India and Africa:
Prabhat Kumar, Co-founder, Micro X Labs from the Young India Fellowship, Ashoka University, Delhi, India and Obanor Chukwuwezam, Co-founder, PrepClass.com.ng, from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria
Mene Blessing, GRAND PRIZE WINNER from NIGERIA, Business Venture Competition 2012-13
Sagar Laygude, GRAND PRIZE WINNER from INDIA,
Business Venture Competition 2012-13
Gandharv Bakshi, FINALIST from INDIA, Business Venture Competition 2012-13
Expressions of FREEDOM:
A Tribute to Nelson Mandela
In partnership with Brand South Africa, INDIAFRICA curated an exhibit titled EXPRESSIONS OF FREEDOM, as a tribute to the Late Nelson Mandela. It features prize winning posters by young graphic designers and selected works of talented photographers from across Africa and India.
INDIAFRICA at Skoll World Forum 2014
INDIAFRICA Business Venture Contest 2013 Winner, Mene Blessing, representing INDIAFRICA at the Skoll World Forum 2014. View Photos
18-31 Mar 2014, Rwanda INDIAFRICA on an Entrepreneurship Caravan across Rwanda
INDIAFRICA: A Shared Future is part of The Entrepreneurship Caravan, organized by the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and Educat (an organization that supports entrepreneurs in Rwanda) Full Report
INDIAFRICA in Benin
The INDIAFRICA team Interacted with students at the IRGIB-Africa University in Benin. We hope to see young talent in Benin showcase their work through the INDIAFRICA Contests 2014. View Photos
25th March 2014, Mali Launch of INDIAFRICA in Mali
INDIAFRICA received a grand welcome in Mali. A big thank you goes out to Igo Diarra for supporting the initiative and helping us organise a public event at Medina Galerie Mediatheque on 25th March. We hope to see young talent in Mali showcase their work through the INDIAFRICA Contests 2014.
INDIAFRICA Winner from Nigeria gets corporate support
Airtel Nigeria, Tolaram Group and Sterling Bank Nigeria have each contributed USD 5000 and helped Blessing meet his fund raising target and deadline Download report