Disruptive Innovation with Alex Mativo (Nanasi.co / Ethnic Brand)

iBiz Africa, 5th Floor, Strathmore Students Centre - Keri Road Nairobi, 00200
Strathmore University
Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 5:30 PM (EAT)

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About this event

At only 19, Alex Mativo founded E-lab, a company that eradicated electronic waste from communities across Africa and transformed it into products for the fashion industry. Through his company, he has eradicated more than 4000 tons of electronic waste across Africa. He is also one of the youngest Africans to ever showcase their work at the New York Fashion Week. 

His work has been featured on  CNN, Al-Jazeera, eNCA Africa and the BBC. He has also given a TED talk on "Why we should embrace Design Thinking". 

Alex is the recipient of numerous accolades, including the Queen's Young leaders Award from her majesty the Queen of England.


  • Alex Mativo

    Alex Mativo

    Nanasi / Ethnic Brand

    Founder & CEO

    Alex Mativo is an award winning serial entrepreneur and CEO of Ethnic Brand and Nanasi. Both companies have been named named among the most innovative startups globally by the Global Entrepreneurship Week.

  • When

    Thursday, Apr 11
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EAT)


    iBiz Africa, 5th Floor, Strathmore Students Centre
    Keri Road Nairobi00200

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    • Faith Muthoni

      Faith Muthoni

      MoneyJar Kenya

      Chapter Director

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