Organisation: Africa Gathering

Last Friday, the BBC’s new Broadcasting House played host to the 2013 London meeting of Africa Gathering. Indigo went along to listen to debates and presentations from three expert panels. The event has already been covered in some depth here, but I just wanted to add my own thoughts and reflections on some of the […]

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The afternoon of Africa Gathering saw a succession of speakers give rapid, quick fire talks. If the aim was to provide the room with inspiration, then it surely worked. Indigo favourite, Su Kahumbu of iCow, talked about her work with Kenya’s smallholder dairy farmers. The rapid expansion of iCow from app competition to start-up to […]

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The Indigo Trust was fortunate enough to be in a position to fly over the managers of some of Africa’s leading tech spaces/’hubs’ to participate in sessions at Africa Gathering London on 15th June 2012.  They joined funders, techies and social change enthusiasts to share best practice and showcase their work, whilst exploring the themes of: […]

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With just three days to go until Africa Gathering comes to London, preparations and well and truly being finalised. It should be a great day for networking and discussing technology hubs and tech start-ups across Africa. If you would like to attend but haven’t bought your ticket yet, you can still get them here. If […]

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Africa Gathering will be hosting an event in the Thomas Reuters building in London on Friday 15th June which will be focusing on the role of tech hubs and start ups in stimulating private sector development and promoting social change across Africa. The Indigo Trust has covered the cost of flights and accomodation for hub […]

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On Friday 15 June this year, Africa Gathering – a previous Indigo grantee – will be holding their annual London conference in Canary Wharf. The one-day event is aimed at developing and building relationships between funders, investors and businesses, as well as highlighting grassroots successes and emerging tech companies from across Africa. The conference will seek to […]

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In late 2010, we announced that we had supported Africa Gathering to host a conference aimed at bringing together innovative thinkers and doers with a passion for Africa. This year, we will once again be supporting the organisation to host up to two events in Africa with a grant of £5,000. £3,000 of the grant […]

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Last week, the Indigo team attended Africa Gathering’s 2011 conference at the Guardian’s offices in London. Founded on the principle that sharing information is key to the continent’s development, Africa Gathering provides a space for technophiles, thinkers, entrepreneurs and funders to come together ‘to talk about positive change in sustainable development, technology, social networking, leadership, […]

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The Indigo Trust has awarded a grant of £10, 000 to Africa Gathering (£5000 towards ICT4D conference costs and £5000 for business support).  Africa Gathering is a unique new platform of change that exposes African ideas and innovations in the field of ICT4D and beyond so that they can be recognised, adopted and celebrated.  They […]

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Great day at Africa Gathering London – here are the slides

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