6:00 pm



7:30 pm


9:30 pm





Welcome Remarks

Bebe Coker, Board Chair, StartUpAfrica, Inc.



Dr. David Angwenyi, Founder, Global Connections Kenya

Address: State of the Organization

Erastus Mong’are, Executive Director, StartUpAfrica, Inc.

Keynote Address

Pedro Moore, Executive Director, Delaware Innovation Fund and Operations

Manager of Innovation Ventures, L.P.

Awards Program

Presentation of the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Honoree: Miracle Olatunji, The MIRACLE Organization & OppotuniMe

Presentation of the Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Honoree: C. Linwood Jackson, NAACP, Delaware State Conference of Branches

Presentation of StartUpAfrica Community Supporter of the Year Award

Honoree: Rev. Dr. Christopher Alan Bullock, Canaan Baptist Church

Presentation of StartUpAfrica Long Service Volunteer Award

Honoree: Henry Njenga

Closing Remarks


Dessert Reception & Music