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Eva Sow
Co-Founder and Innovation Specialist at Kinaya Ventures


Eva SOW EBION is the co-founder of Kinaya Ventures and a seasoned tech ecosystem catalyst. Eva has an extensive experience helping African startups to grow and showcasing Francophone Africa entrepreneurial scenes. She brought support to nearly 20 tech startups over her 5 years at the startup incubator CTIC Dakar where she was in charge of business development and coached more than 1500 project leaders. Member of I4Policy, Eva was at the initiative of the Dakar Policy Hackathon, a bottom-up approach for the adoption of a Startup Act in Senegal. She has organised 50+ tech events in Francophone West Africa to build a bridge between local startup ecosystems and large corporates such as Orange, Facebook, Tigo, Société Générale, Total, or institutional partners . Member of various selection boards, mentor, trainer, coach, Eva is spearheading the program Boost Your Business in Francophone Africa for Facebook and has in less than one year empower more than 1000 entrepreneurs in Africa.

Agenda Sessions

  • Growing a Culture of Innovation: Integrating West African Start-Ups in Digital Development