Speakers

FIDEA welcomed the key players that make up the entrepreneurial fabric in Togo. Among these actors, prestigious guests, institutions and entrepreneurs who transform the daily lives of citizens of the African continent.  

FAIEJ

FRANCK ADJAGBA

MANAGING DIRECTOR @

AFRICAN GUARANTEE FUND

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THE TOOLS OF THE AFROPRENEUR

Formerly in charge of the ECOWAS region of the African Guarantee Fund (AGF), Franck ADJAGBA, a Beninese national, is today the Managing Director of the Guarantee Fund for Private Investments in West Africa (Fonds GARI).

Lela Diana Kamman

KOMI AGBOKU

FOUNDER @

CHOCOTOGO 

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Since 2014, Komi is the founder of the Simplified Cooperative "Choco Togo"; President of the Association des Transformateurs des filières de Café et de Cacao du Togo ATCC Togo; Secretary General of the Conseil Interprofessionnel de la Filière de Café et de Cacao du Togo CICC Togo. 

Samuel Apaloo

NATHALIE KPANTE

CO-FOUNDER @

CHOCO TOGO

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MEMBER OF THE JURY STARTUP CONTEST FIDEA17

With 8 years of experience in different sectors of food processing, she is today the production manager, secretary and co-founder of the CHOCOTOGO cooperative. She participated in President OBAMA's program for young African leaders (Young African Leadership Initiative / YALI).

Minsob Logou

GERMAIN DODOR
SENIOR ANALYST @
AFRICAN GUARANTEE FUND 

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PRESIDENT OF THE JURY STARTUP CONTEST FIDEA17

Germain is Senior Analyst and Business Developer in charge of the English-speaking region of the African Guarrantee Fund West Africa.

Gaston Amfianou

DR. CLAUDE BOKO

HEAD OF OFFICE @

LOMÉ UNIVERSITY

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MEMBER OF THE JURY STARTUP CONTEST FIDEA17

Le Dr. Boko est chef de service (SAFESH), Sociologue, Administrateur des entreprises et Assistant-délégué à la Faculté des sciences de l’homme et de la société de l'Université de Lomé. 

SAOUDA GBADAMSSI-MIVÉDOR

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER @ FAIEJ 

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OPENING REMARKS

Managing Director of the Support Fund for Youth Economic Initiatives (FAIEJ), and representative of the Minister of Grassroots Development, Handicrafts and Youth Employment, Ms. Mivédor is one of the key public actors in Togo in supporting young entrepreneurs. 

Franck Adjagba

LEILA DIANA KAMMAN

FOUNDER@

DLC COWORKING

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Franco-Benino-Nigerian, Diana advises and accompanies project leaders & startups and is Vice-President, in charge of sustainable development and NGOs within the CoNiF - Conseil des Nigériens de France. In 2017, she launches DLCoworking in Niger, a co-working space that aims to be a place of support, creativity & innovation for the youth of Niger. 

 

Komi Agboku Choco Togo

KOKOUGAN K. SAMUEL APALOO

FOUNDER@
IIFEG

SPECIAL PRIZE

Former Ambassador of Togo to Canada and professor of entrepreneurship in Togo's Universities and Higher Institutes, Mr. Apaloo is the pioneer of entrepreneurship education in Togo, Benin and Côte d'Ivoire. In 1991, he founded the IFEG school that trains entrepreneurs. 

 

Nathalie Kpante Choco Togo

MINSOB LOGOU

FOUNDER @

LOGOU CONCEPT TOGO

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Founder and CEO of Logou Concept Togo (LCT), Minsob is the inventor of the Foufoumix, which became
today one of the most renowned innovations in Africa. Today, Minsob continues its momentum and continues to invent new products to make life easier for Togolese and Africans. 

 

Germain Dodor

GASTON K. AMEFIANOU

TRAINER @

IIFEG

PROMISING MARKETS IN TOGO

Mr. AMÉFIANOU is an Economist Consultant Trainer in Entrepreneurship at IIFEG-ECOLE ENTREPRISE.

  

Claude Boko université de Lomé