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SEED Africa Symposium 2016

From Innovation to Imitation - Replicating Successful Business Models for Green Growth and Sustainable Development

September 28-29, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya

Thank you for a wonderful and highly interactive Symposium

about the Symposium

The SEED Africa Symposium is an annual international forum for sharing knowledge and experience, establishing partnerships, and developing solutions to stimulate the growth of social and eco-entrepreneurship across the African continent.

With this year’s topic From Innovation to Imitation we will bring together around 500 enterprises, researchers, practitioners, investors, policy makers and representatives of the civil society to discuss how we could collaboratively utilize the replication of business models for successfully contributing to green growth and sustainable development in Africa.

Highlights at #SEEDAS16

Inspiring Panels and speeches providing insights on challenges and success stories when replicating business models.

Interactive Sessions providing a platform for controversial questions and ground-breaking solutions mutually developed by stakeholders from business, politics, academia and civil society.

A new round of the established SEED Investor Dialogue fostering fruitful connections between impact investors and entrepreneurs.

The SEED Award Ceremony 2016 honoring outstanding social and environmental enterprises with the SAG-SEED Awards supported by the European Union, the SEED Africa Awards supported by the Government of Flanders and the SEED Gender Equality Award.

The SEED South-South Exhibition showcasing innovative, locally-driven, entrepreneurial approaches to sustainable development challenges of social and eco enterprises from across the continent.

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Alan Fleming

Alan Fleming

CEO, The Fish Farm

Alan Fleming

The Fish Farm
Anna Fälth

Anna Fälth

Manager, Empower Women

Anna Fälth

Empower Women
Arielle Molino

Arielle Molino

Manager, Startup Wave

Arielle Molino

Startup Wave
Arvind Deogirikar

Arvind Deogirikar

Executive Mentor, GSBI

Arvind Deogirikar

GSBI
Beate Grotehans

Beate Grotehans

Senior Project Manager, Siemens Stiftung

Beate Grotehans

Siemens Stiftung
Bertil van Vugt

Bertil van Vugt

Platform Manager, Inclusive Business Accelerator

Bertil van Vugt

Inclusive Business Accelerat...
Candice Pillay

Candice Pillay

Head of Enterprise Development and Social Entrepreneurship Practice, Hogan Lovells

Candice Pillay

Hogan Lovells
Cathrine Nyoike

Cathrine Nyoike

CEO, Oval Consultants

Cathrine Nyoike

Oval Consultants
Christine Meyer

Christine Meyer

Enterprise Support Adviser, SEED

Christine Meyer

SEED
David Irwin

David Irwin

Team Leader, Connect to Grow

David Irwin

Connect to Grow
David Maina

David Maina

Investment Manager, Alpha Mundi

David Maina

Alpha Mundi
Frank Neil Yiga

Frank Neil Yiga

Chief Executive Officer, Anuel Energy (U) LTD

Frank Neil Yiga

Anuel Energy (U) LTD
George Kosimbei

George Kosimbei

Senior Lecturer & Director, Chandaria Business Innovation and Incubation Centre, Kenya

George Kosimbei

Chandaria Business Innovatio...
Gladys Muthara

Gladys Muthara

Director, TAP Africa

Gladys Muthara

TAP Africa
Harald Schützeichel

Harald Schützeichel

Founder, Solar Federation

Harald Schützeichel

Solar Federation
Hemant Ramachandra

Hemant Ramachandra

Global Digital Technology Solutions Leader, PwC

Hemant Ramachandra

PwC
Ida Ng'ang'a

Ida Ng'ang'a

Founder, Fem-Hub

Ida Ng'ang'a

Fem-Hub
Isaac Rutenberg

Isaac Rutenberg

Director, CIPIT

Isaac Rutenberg

CIPIT
Jack Abebe

Jack Abebe

Knowledge Management and Research Specialist, UN Women ESAR

Jack Abebe

UN Women ESAR
Jasper Grosskurth

Jasper Grosskurth

Managing Director, Research Solutions Africa Ltd

Jasper Grosskurth

Research Solutions Africa Lt...
Jeremy Gordon

Jeremy Gordon

Founder & CTO, Echo Mobile

Jeremy Gordon

Echo Mobile
Jona Liebl

Jona Liebl

Head of Programmes (Executive Team), SEED

Jona Liebl

SEED
Judith Owigar

Judith Owigar

Co-founder & Operations Director, Akirachix

Judith Owigar

Akirachix
Jukka Uosukainen

Jukka Uosukainen

Director, Climate Technology Centre and Network

Jukka Uosukainen

Climate Technology Centre an...
Katrien Vandepladutse

Katrien Vandepladutse

Deputy General Representative, Head of Development Cooperation, General Representation, Government of Flanders

Katrien Vandepladutse

Government of Flanders
Keziah Wangari

Keziah Wangari

Angels Interactions, Viktoria Ventures

Keziah Wangari

Viktoria Ventures
Laura Akunga

Laura Akunga

Founder, Benchmark Solutions Limited

Laura Akunga

Benchmark Solutions Limited
Lee-Hendor Ruiters

Lee-Hendor Ruiters

Regional Manager - Western Cape, NCPC South Africa

Lee-Hendor Ruiters

NCPC South Africa
Lesley Donna Williams

Lesley Donna Williams

CEO and co-founder of Impact Hub Johannesburg , Impact Hub

Lesley Donna Williams

Impact Hub
Lia Mayka

Lia Mayka

Regional Manager Sub-Saharan Africa, Village Capital

Lia Mayka

Village Capital
Ligia Noronha

Ligia Noronha

Director, UNEP - Division of Technology, Industry and Economics

Ligia Noronha

UNEP - Division of Technolog...
Lillian Makanga

Lillian Makanga

Legal Advisor, CIPIT

Lillian Makanga

CIPIT
Magdalena Kloibhofer

Magdalena Kloibhofer

Enterprise Support Specialist, SEED

Magdalena Kloibhofer

SEED
Mareike Grytz

Mareike Grytz

Project Manager, Inclusive Business Action Network

Mareike Grytz

Inclusive Business Action Ne...
Mariska van Gaalen

Mariska van Gaalen

Associated Expert, Endeva

Mariska van Gaalen

Endeva
Maureen Wakiuru Njuguna

Maureen Wakiuru Njuguna

Finance & Investment Manager, HEVA Fund

Maureen Wakiuru Nj...

HEVA Fund
Mbaari Kìnya

Mbaari Kìnya

Managing Director, Women in Energy & Environmental Technology (WEET) Enterprise Ltd, Kenya

Mbaari Kìnya

Women in Energy & Environmen...
Michael Müller

Michael Müller

Professor for Media Analysis and Media Conception, Stuttgart Media University (University for Applied Sciences)

Michael Müller

Stuttgart Media University (...
Mirko Zürker

Mirko Zürker

Head of Programme Development & Head of Asia Office,

Mirko Zürker

Najma Jabri

Najma Jabri

Head of Women Banking, Gulf African Bank

Najma Jabri

Gulf African Bank
Ndubuisi Ekekwe

Ndubuisi Ekekwe

Founder, African Institution of Technology

Ndubuisi Ekekwe

African Institution of Techn...
Pauline Mbayah

Pauline Mbayah

Director of Business Development, AMSCO BV

Pauline Mbayah

AMSCO BV
Peter Nyeko

Peter Nyeko

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Mandulis Energy Limited, Uganda

Peter Nyeko

Mandulis Energy Limited, Uga...
Pre-workshop: Co-creation Workshop Toolification

Pre-workshop: Co-creation Workshop Toolification

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Pre-workshop: Co-c...

Intellecap
Rainer Agster

Rainer Agster

Director of Operations, SEED

Rainer Agster

SEED
Rest Kanju

Rest Kanju

South Africa Coordinator, SEED

Rest Kanju

SEED
Rik Stamhuis

Rik Stamhuis

Co-founder and Managing Director, Jiro-Ve

Rik Stamhuis

Jiro-Ve
Roseirene Githige

Roseirene Githige

Programmes Manager, GrowthAfrica

Roseirene Githige

GrowthAfrica
Salma Seedat

Salma Seedat

Managing Director, GreaterImpact (Pty) Ltd

Salma Seedat

GreaterImpact (Pty) Ltd
Samuel Nyanzi

Samuel Nyanzi

Executive Director, Rural Community in Development, Uganda

Samuel Nyanzi

Rural Community in Developme...
Sanjeevan Bajaj

Sanjeevan Bajaj

Adviser, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)

Sanjeevan Bajaj

Federation of Indian Chamber...
Stefan Kappeler

Stefan Kappeler

Project Leader, elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization

Stefan Kappeler

elea Foundation for Ethics i...
Winnie Mwangi

Winnie Mwangi

Investment Manager - East Africa, LGT Impact Ventures

Winnie Mwangi

LGT Impact Ventures
Zoe Cohen

Zoe Cohen

CEO, Echo Mobile

Zoe Cohen

Echo Mobile

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venue

The Safari Park Hotel is Africa's largest and most exciting conference destination.

An oasis of tranquility in the heart of Nairobi, the Safari Park Hotel has been acommodating the SEED Africa Symposium since 2014.

Safari Park Hotel
P.O. Box 45038
00100 Nairobi, Kenya

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How to get to the Symposium

Route from Nairobi (CBD)

The hotel is located 15 minutes by car from the city centre and can be reached via Thika Highway (A2, direction Mount Kenya). The hotel’s entrance is well signposted.

Route from airport

Safari Park Hotel can be reached in approximately 30 minutes by car from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport either via Outer Ring Road or following Mombasa Road (A 104) to University of Nairobi and then taking and Thika Highway (A2, direction Mount Kenya). The hotel’s entrance is well signposted. Airport-approved operators and the hotels courtesy services provide taxi, bus and shuttle services between Safari Park Hotel and the airport.

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The SEED Africa Symposium is organised by SEED, which is hosted by adelphi research gGmbH.

For further information please contact:

Marion Müller vom Berge

+49 89 286 758 96

symposium@seed.uno