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Technology Startups in Africa: The Entrepreneur's Perspective

Friday, October 26, 2018 at 10:00am to 11:30am

Chiles, Room 125AB
925 E 13th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97403

Learn about technology startups in Africa and engage with guest speaker Munya Chiura.

Munya Chiura is head of Middle East and Africa payments for fintech startup Flywire. He is a native of Zimbabwe and is extremely passionate about fintech, payments, innovation, and tech in Africa.

Munya is also an innovation consultant with the World Bank in Zimbabwe and sits on the Fintech Africa Advisory Board at Village Capital, a venture capital firm that finds, trains, and invests in early-stage ventures solving major global problems in agriculture, education, energy, financial inclusion, and health. Munya was a cofounder of Zimbabwe's first technology hub, Hypercube, which closed in 2015.

Event Type

Academic, Lectures & Presentations


College of Arts & Sciences, African Studies, Lundquist College of Business, Business Undergraduate, Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship

Target Audience

All Students


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