Closing Ceremony for our Program Adei Educate — Launch. Boost. Grow.

Adei Institute of Technology
3 min readOct 28, 2020

Last Friday, October 23rd, 2020, our program Adei Educate — Launch. Boost. Grow. held its closing ceremony on Zoom.

I n a ceremony marking the end of our series of workshops dedicated to working with tech entrepreneurs to reinforce the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, adapted to the development stage of the enterprise. Out of around fifty candidates, 20 selected entrepreneurs benefited from the three week training and mentorship program with our international community of qualified experts and mentors. The program was rolled out over a period of 6 weeks, of which the practical phase was held from September 21st to October 21st, 2020. Visit to learn more about the program.

Three startups, representing each of the program categories, were selected to present their Pitches to our panel of investors and mentors during the closing ceremonies.

Congratulations to the founders who were distinguished among their peers:

Dédé Tounkara, representing the startup MaiSoin, from the category Launch.

Eugene Kouamé Kouakou, representing the startup New Day SARL, from the category Boost.

Joseph Kanga, representing the startup 3K Groupe, from the category Grow.

Odomitchi Anikpo, Founder and Executive Director of the Adei Institute of Technology, took a moment to thank all who supported the program, such as our partners:

Finca Ventures

Creative Valley


Impact Hub Abidjan

To learn more about our partner : Click here.

Adei Institute of Technology brings into play its international network of investors, ready to invest

Our partner and investor, Finca Ventures represented by Melissa Tickle, expressed to our audience the eagerness to support the programs of Adei Institute of Technology and its participants.

The involvement of many investors in our network, based in the USA, Ghana, and Senegal, offered our entrepreneurs valuable feedback on their Pitches:

Managing Partner at Mercy Corps ventures

Managing Partner at Chanzo Capital

Managing Partner at P1 Ventures

The investors’ comments accompanied mentor feedback from Aram Attar and Gaetan Philippart, whom we thank for their participation in the panel throughout the day.

The guests also greatly appreciated the guidance of the investor Eric Osiakwan of Chanzo Capital to the African entrepreneurs about how to succeed at fundraising. Eric Osiakwan also represents Angel Fair Africa, which recently announced its partnership with AVA x Adei Institute of Technology. The announcement was published on LinkedIn, presenting the stakes of the partnership for our entrepreneurs. Click here.

Adei Institute of Technology ‘s key differentiator is its unmatched expertise in the emerging market in Africa.

The program workshops of Adei Educate - Launch. Boost. Grow. are focused on 3 areas: Market, Product, and Running your business. There are more than a dozen workshops designed by our international experts:

The training was adapted thanks to the collaboration of our experts in Côte d’Ivoire.

Throughout the workshops, the entrepreneurs were assisted by our international community of mentors in the USA, Europe, and Côte d’Ivoire.

To find bios for our mentors and experts : Click here.

Are you an entrepreneur interested in joining future programs at the Adei Institute of Technology? Sign up here.