London Africa Network: creating value across Africa
Small Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership with London Africa Network, a community for those working across or looking to enter the startup, tech, investment, innovation and creative sectors in the UK-Africa corridor.
Founded in 2021 by Anthony William Catt, Dario Giuliani, Mariana Graça, Sam Ajadi, London Africa Network operates in-person and online with a focus on connecting people through meaningful introductions, conversations, events and opportunities.
London Africa Network currently has over 200 members, based either in the UK, on the African continent, or between both, and working across their tech ecosystems. Members includes entrepreneurs, investors, tech talent, ecosystem operators, civil servants, member of the media, innovators and creatives.
New membership applications for London Africa Network are reviewed on a quarterly basis and interested parties can apply here.
Speaking about the new partnership, Anthony William Catt said:
“We are delighted to announce our partnership with The Small Foundation. As London Africa continues to grow and we look to ensure the community can welcome new members and continue to strengthen ties between the UK and tech ecosystems across the African continent. Having Small Foundation working alongside us not only as a funder, but a collaborative partner will help us continue to build out the Networks resources, capacities and abilities to achieve this goal.”
Small Foundation has provided London Africa Network with unrestricted grant funding to help support the network’s plans to manage the growing community, capture impact, and plan for sustaining and increasing the health of the network.
This partnership sits in Small Foundation’s overall portfolio of work supporting ecosystem networks and leadership to increase the effectiveness of rural-impacting small business ecosystems across the African continent.