Resources

In this page you can find all the resources, intended as videos, presentations, documents and other useful tools that can help develop partnerships between African and European small and medium-sized companies.

There resources will help you find the perfect partner on our networking platform African European Entrepreneurs as well as present your “Best Shared Value Business Idea”.

First EU-African Online Business Lab for SMEs/ Session 4 – Economic cooperation between Africa and Europe in times of COVID-19 – What will the future bring to us?

16.07.2020

Video (Working Language: English)
Speakers & Presentations

 

Moderator: Prof. Horst Fischer, Univ. of Columbia and Univ. of Leiden, Senior Advisor European Entrepreneurs CEA-PME

Mr. Youssef Travaly (PhD, MBA), Friends of Europe Senior Fellow for Digital and Task Force Leader for the Africa Europe Alliance (presentation here

Mrs. Kathrin Russner, Project Manager Digital Skills Accelerator Africa(DSAA), GIZ

Prof. Sergio Arzeni, President of INSME, the International Network for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Mr. Youssouf Moussa Dawaleh, President of the Pan-African Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and of Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Djibouti

Mr. Sylvain Kopoin, Secretary General of FIPME

 

First EU-African Online Business Lab for SMEs/ Session 3 – Shared Value Business Ideas Pitches

16.07.2020

Video (Working Language: English)
Speakers & Presentations

 

Moderator: Mrs. Jovana Savić, Project Manager European Entrepreneurs CEA-PME

Pitches by max. 5 entrepreneurs (1st batch)

Alessandro Orizio, Oro Oil – Ghana / Italy (presentation here)

Thierry Nsaka, Makuta – Digital Banking – Belgium / Democratic Republic of Congo (presentation here)

Dominique d’Almeida, Copharbiotec  – Belgium / Benin (presentation here)

Nadège Payet Tisset, E-Faitou – Multi project agriculture – France / Senegal (presentation here)

Bronson Eran’ogwa, The Source Plus – Water purifiers – Kenya (presentation here)

Coffee break

Pitches by max. 5 entrepreneurs (2nd batch)

Birindwa Bahizire, Motosec – Democratic Republic of Congo (presentation here)

Jean-François Ricouleau, Valorem – France / Ivory Coast (presentation here)

Klaus F Hepp, Vulkan – Germany / South Africa (presentation here)

Francis Turyahikayo, Kashari Farm – Uganda (presentation here)

Santiago Orlando, Interal – Spain (presentation here)

Live Voting via Zoom Polls

 

First EU-African Online Business Lab for SMEs/ Session 2 – Share your success in doing business in Africa

16.07.2020

Video (Working Language: English)
Speakers & Presentations

 

Moderator:  Mr. Hans Stoisser, NextAfrica, Austria

Mrs. Isadora Forcén Vázquez, IFB Advisors, Spain

Mrs. Linda Onyango, Financial deal maker for SMEs, specialist in SME business advisory, champion for entrepreneurship & SDG goals, Kenya

Mr. Kwaku Nsiah Mensuoh, e-commerce platform Trade Africa Online, Ghana, www.tradeafricaonline.com

Dr. Gernot Wagner, Entrepreneur, Germany

First EU-African Online Business Lab for SMEs/ Session 1 – Financial Tools – what’s in it for European and African SMEs?

16.07.2020

Video (Working Language: English)
Speakers & Presentations

 

Moderation: European Value Shared Business Factory, Mr. Stefan Moritz, Managing Director European Entrepreneurs CEA-PME

African growth sectors and investment promotion offers from the Special Initiative Training and Employment, Mr. Marcel Thomkins, Project Manager, GIZ (presentation here)

Financing opportunities for SMEs in Africa, Dr. James R. Kanagwa, Country Representative, Ecobank Ethiopia

Mrs Ayélé Sikavi Gabiam, Co-Founder & Partnerships Director, LadyAgri Impact Investment Hub , https://www.lady-agri.org/

Mr. Stanislas Zézé, Bloomfield Investment Corporation

First EU-African Online Business Lab for SMEs/ Opening – Setting the scene for a better economic cooperation among African and European SMEs

16.07.2020

Video (Working Language: English)
Speakers & Presentations

 

Why SMEs should take Africa much more seriously – Mr. Mario Ohoven – President of European Entrepreneurs CEA-PME and of Der Mittelstand/BVMW e.V.

Keynote: Ms. Jacqueline Groth – Head of the Special Initiative on Training and Job Creation, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Keynote: Mr. Hassan HusseinActing Director, Department of Trade and Industry at the African Union Commission

Keynote: Mr. Antti KarhunenHead of Unit C4 Private Sector and Trade, DG DEVCO, European Commission (presentation here)

Dr. Joseph BoguifoPresident of Fédération Ivorienne des PME – Ivory Coast

Webinar – L’Afrique: un continent d’opportunités …. et comment celles-ci peuvent se réaliser, malgré la crise du Corona!

19.06.2020

Video (Working Language: French)
Presentations

 

Said Ferri, Vice-Président, Convention Europe-Afrique du NordConvention Europe Afrique du Nord

Marcel Thomkins, Project Manager, Invest For Jobs/GIZAfrican growth sectors and investment promotion offers from the Special Initiative Training and Employment

Mr Christophe Plastre, Adjoint Responsable de Zone – Afrique de l’Ouest, Centrale et du Nord, BPI France – Soutien public français aux investissements en Afrique 

Jean-François Ricouleau, Vétérinaire et Consultant export spécialisé sur l’Afrique – L’expérience d’un entrepreneur français en Afrique

Stefan Moritz, Managing Director, European Entrepreneurs CEA-PMEBest Value Business Ideas Contest

Webinar – L’Africa: un continente di opportunità …. e come queste possono diventare realtà, nonostante la crisi del Coronavirus

18.06.2020

Video (Working Language: Italian)
Presentations

 

 

Marcel Thomkins, Project Manager, Invest For Jobs/GIZAfrican growth sectors and investment promotion offers from the Special Initiative Training and Employment

Ruggero Pietrafesa, Development Finance, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti; Carlo De Simone, Servizio External Relations, SimestCassa Depositi e Prestiti a supporto dell’internazionalizzazione delle Pmi: strumenti e misure

Stefan Moritz, Managing Director, European Entrepreneurs CEA-PME – Best Value Business Ideas Contest

Webinar – Afryka: kontynent możliwości, który może stać się rzeczywistością pomimo epidemii COVID-19

28.05.2020

Video (Working Language: Polish)
Video (Working Language: English)
Presentations

Marcel Thomkins, Project Manager, Invest For Jobs/GIZAfrican growth sectors and investment promotion offers from the Special Initiative Training and Employment

Verick Schick, Senior Project Manager, Agentur für Wirtschaft und Entwicklung Funding and financing instruments of German development cooperation

Ms. Lucyna Sikora, Representative, Fundusz Górnośląski SA, Wsparcie Sektora Msp W Obszarze Internacjonalizacji

Stefan Moritz, Managing Director, European Entrepreneurs CEA-PMEDigital Networking across continents and Best Shared Value Business Ideas

Webinar – África: un continente de oportunidades…. y estos pueden hacerse realidad, ¡a pesar de la crisis de Corona!

28.05.2020

Video (Working Language: Spanish)
Video (Working Language: English)
Presentations

Marcel Thomkins, Project Manager, Invest For Jobs/GIZAfrican growth sectors and investment promotion offers from the Special Initiative Training and Employment

Augusto Acosta, Project Manager, Agentur für Wirtschaft und Entwicklung – Instrumentos de financiación y financiación de la cooperación alemana para el desarrollo

Ana Beatriz Jordao Carneiro-Monteiro, Head of Coordination for Sustainable Cities, AECID, Opportunities boosted by the Spanish Fund for the Promotion of Development (FONPRODE)

Stefan Moritz, Managing Director, European Entrepreneurs CEA-PMEDigital Networking across continents and Best Shared Value Business Ideas

Webinar – Africa: Ein Kontinent der Chancen auch für KMUs… und wie diese Wirklichkeit werden können – trotz Coronakrise!

12.05.2020

Video (Working Language: German)
Presentations

Marcel Thomkins, Project Manager, GIZAfrikanische Wachstumssektoren und Investitionsförderungsangebote der Sonderinitiative Ausbildung und Beschäftigung

Bastian Geyer,  Project Manager, Agentur für Wirtschaft & Entwicklung–  Förder- und Finanzierungsinstrumente der deutschen Entwicklungszusammenarbeit

Bienvenue Angui, Geschäftsführerin Mittelstand Alliance Africa, Der Mittelstand/BVMWDie Deutsch-Afrikanische Mittelstandsallianz

Stefan Moritz, Managing Director, European Entrepreneurs CEA-PMEDigitales Netzwerken über Kontinente und Best Shared Value Business Ideas