Throughout the month of August in cities across the world, Startup Grind is featuring leading experts in all things cryptocurrency and blockchain.
This month we’re excited to host Norbet Haguma, Head of Blockchain Hub at Transform Africa summit. He will be sharing his insights around blockchain technology’s opportunities and challenges, as well as the future of blockchain in Africa in terms of adoption, trends, and regulations.
This event provides an opportunity for attendees to network with like-minded individuals and learn about some of the most interesting blockchain use cases from a range of innovative companies and start-ups.
If you want to meet and collaborate with the guest speaker and professionals in the Rwanda business ecosystem, this event is the place to be.
Norbert is a Rwandan entrepreneur based in Kigali. He is an IT engineer with over 10 years living in Asia and has accumulated 8 years’ experience in trade and investments, working with such prestigious institutions as China Development Bank and Exim Bank.
He co-founded YAPS (Young African Professionals and Students) the largest pan African association in Asia and founder of AfrOrient Group a Trade and Investment company that provides B2B solutions, product marketing, project consulting, research and implementation.
He is currently the Head of Blockchain and African Digital Transformation Hub at Transform Africa Summit.
Norbert is involved in a multitude of social organizations, fluent in Kinyarwanda, Chinese, English, Swahili and French.
Lionel Mpfizi is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Awesomity Lab, a Rwandan based mobile apps, and web platform development startup. He started coding at age 17 and founded his first venture at 18. In 2015, Lionel took part in DMM.HeHe's fellowship program which got him started on his entrepreneurial journey, He co-founded Awesomity Lab in the following year. Under Lionel's leadership, Awesomity Lab has grown from a small team of 4 developers to a team of 10 of the most talented minds in Rwanda. In the last two years, Awesomity has specialized in building solutions in health, education, and transport, and has serviced 10 clients in 4 countries in Africa and now Awesomity is working with Volkswagen to develop integrated mobility solutions for Rwanda.
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