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Cordel Robbin-Coker
Co-Founder, CEO at Carry1st


Cordel Robbin-Coker is Co-Founder / CEO of Carry1st, the leading interactive entertainment company leveraging mobile technology to serve the first generation of African smartphone users. Prior to founding Carry1st, Cordel spent a decade in finance with The Carlyle Group and Morgan Stanley across the US, Europe, and Africa; most recently serving as Vice President in Carlyle’s first Africa fund. Cordel is a Director of the Milton Hershey School – a K12 boarding school for underprivileged children – as well as the multi-billion dollar endowment that supports it. Cordel is an active angel investor with nearly 20 investments in Africa-focused technology startups. He is a graduate of Stanford University.

Agenda Sessions

  • Gaming in Africa – Bridging the Digital Divide

  • Gaming in Africa - Bridging the Digital Divide

  • Demo: Introducing Hyper Games!