Date & Location:
- Date: July 31st, 2015
- Time: 09:00 – 14:00 (includes lunch – tentative). Investors are invited to participate in the SEEDSTARSWORLD event starting at 14:00
- Location – Lagos Startup Week Venue: Lagos Oriental Hotel, 3 Lekki – Epe Express Way, Lagos, Nigeria. Find directions.
This event is for investors only. There is limited seating available and please contact Segun Oukoya, Lagos Angels Network via firstname.lastname@example.org about participating.
Key Note Speaker
Key note & Master class by Candace Johnson, President of the European Business Angels Network.
Candace Johnson is co-initiator of SES/ASTRA and SES Global, the world’s pre-eminent satellite group. She is also founding President of Europe Online Investments. S.A., the world’s first internet-based online service and satellite broadband network, and founder of Loral Cyberstar-Teleport Europe, Europe’s first independent private trans-border satellite communications network. Ms. Johnson is also founding President of the VATM, the Association of Private Telecom Operators in Germany a nd founding President of the Global Telecom Women’s Network (GTWN).
Candace Johnson is also President of Johnson Paradigm Ventures (JPV) which is a principal founding shareholder with AXA, Caisse des Depots, Bayerische Landesbank, and the SPEF of Sophia Euro Lab, Europe’s first trans-border early-stage investment company based in Sophia Antipolis. JPV is also a principal founding shareholder in London-based Ariadne Capital, “Architecting Europe.net”, one of the earliest supporters and promoters of Skype, the global VoIP phenomenon.
Candace is also a member of the Advisory Board of numerous European and US ventures as well as being a Member of the Board of Governors of EDHEC (France), the University of Haifa in Israel, Sabanci University in Istanbul Turkey, and a Senior Enterprise Fellow for the University of Essex. She has been a featured speaker in the OECD International Entrepreneurship Forums in Shanghai, Riga, and Cape Town. She holds Masters Degrees with Honors from the Sorbonne and Stanford Universities, a Bachelors Degree from Vassar College.
Watch some of the highlights via the live stream recordings: