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Africa Business Concept Challenge Kick-Off Event

DATE: Thursday, March 24

TIME: 9:00am EDT / 1:00pm GMT / 2:00pm WAT / 4:00pm EAT


Welcome to the 2nd Africa Business Concept Challenge, sponsored by AACSB and Thunderbird Africa Center of Excellence, and supported by Peaqs, Association of African Business Schools, Stanford Seed and em lyon business school.

We look forward to welcoming the 2022 Cohort of student teams from institutions across Africa. This event officially kicks off the 2nd edition of the Africa Business Concept Challenge. The Kick-Off will convene 50+ student teams from across the African continent, Investors and Investor Experts, and the impressive panel of Judges. GBSN’s CEO, Dan LeClair, will lead a discussion around the importance of entrepreneurship in inclusive and sustainable development.

The event is open to the entire global community. GBSN invites you to join us as we officially launch the games!


Sponsors and Partners

  • Tim Mescon

    Executive Vice President and Chief Officer of the Europe, Middle East, and Africa Headquarters
    AACSB International
  • Darius Teter

    Executive Director
    Stanford SEED
  • Dr. Rickie A. Moore

    Professor of Entrepreneurship Director, MSc in Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    emlyon business school