Fireside Chat with Henri Nyakarundi / 1 year SGKigali

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 3:30 – 6:30 PM UTC

Join us to celebrate our first anniversary educating, inspiring and connecting entrepreneurs in Kigali. This time, we are excited to host Henri Nyakurundi, CEO/Founder of ARED and a Pan African award winner.

In-person event

About this event

Another year has gone by and it's time for a fresh start.

About the Speaker:

Henri is a native Rwandan who moved to the US in 1996 to study computer science. On his return in 2013, he founded ARED - a company that provides a business-in-a-box solar kiosk platform, called Shiriki Hub, to empower low-income individuals with the use of a micro-franchise business model. In 2018, ARED raised Rwf 240M, through crowdfunding. Henri is a well-respected voice on entrepreneurship in Africa, renewable energy, innovation & technology impact with over 10 international awards under his belt.

Why attend?

Enjoy good music, food and drinks, and most importantly - you get to connect with the most amazing local/international entrepreneurs, investors and founders working hard to make the world a better place.

If you're new to Kigali, our event provides a great opportunity to connect with the local ecosystem. We are really limited on tickets, get in quick.

This event is brought to you in partnership with the Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali.

Check out what happened


  • Henri Nyakarundi

    ARED Group




Thursday, January 24, 2019
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM UTC


3:30 PMNetworking and Food
4:30 PMFireside Chat
5:30 PMNetworking


  • Teklehaimanot Embaye


    Chapter Director