Ben WhiteFounder and CEO at VC4A
Ben has been venturing into the African technology and media space since 2003, launching AfricaNews.com as one of the first pan-African news websites. He has done ethnographic research on the emergence of software cultures in Kampala, Uganda, developed an ICT Entrepreneurship portfolio at the Humanistic Institute for Development (Hivos), and developed a course on digital entrepreneurship at the University of Amsterdam. Ben is a co-founder of AfriLabs, a pan-African association and network of innovation hubs. An angel investor and partner at Sanaga Ventures, Ben is also a co-founder of the African Business Angels Network (ABAN). In 2007 he founded VC4A, an online platform and networking organization for high growth high impact entrepreneurs.