Championing the African Professional Experience

Azure Hotel, Nairobi
30 August 2018

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30 August 2018

CAPEX: Championing the African Professional Experience

is a first-of-its-kind event that brings together voices of the investment ecosystem to foster collaboration, improve deal flow efficiency, and share best practices about finance in East Africa.

For young investment professionals, this Conference is structured to accelerate network building and foster mentorship through a speed networking event and subsequent happy hour.

CAPEX panelists will include senior investment professionals, founders, and junior investment professionals that will talk through relevant finance topics and career coach how to have a successful career in Finance in East Africa.

Conference Agenda

Our speakers come from 30+ leading firms & funds:

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To see full agenda, download here:


Conference Speed Networking Events

Rank Investment Professionals you'd like to meet by sector, firm, or experience and rotate 15 minute conversations with professionals in PE, VC, or advisory for 1 hour in between afternoon panels.

You can register for this speed networking event when you purchase a general entry ticket. To participate, please purchase a ticket by August 10th.


Investor Mentorship Speed Networking Event

Sign up by August 10th to register as a

Mentor or Mentee:

Note: Spaces for this event are limited and filled on a first-come first-serve basis.

If you work at an event sponsor firm (BOWMANS, ResponsAbility, KPMG, Village Capital, GIZ, DEG), email us by August 10th to inquire about free participation in speed networking events.


Mentor 4 different mature-stage startup founders via 20 minute conversations structured around the Investor Mindset, and how startups can mitigate investor concerns. You can view a list of the startups in attendance here

Startup Founder Mentorship Matching Event

Register to submit your preferences on which startups you'd like to mentor:


Young Finance Professionals Association

At the Conference, we will launch an Association for Young Finance Professionals, whose first quarterly Happy Hour is sponsored by BOWMANS.

Sign up below to join the "Association for Young Professionals in Finance" listserv to stay updated on Quarterly Happy Hours and other events.

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