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Asian Licensing Conference explores latest trends and forges new business opportunities

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:00am

The three-day event generated nearly 140 one-on-one business matching meetings online, connecting global licensing players with potential partners to help them explore business opportunities.

Key Points: 
  • The three-day event generated nearly 140 one-on-one business matching meetings online, connecting global licensing players with potential partners to help them explore business opportunities.
  • The 11th Asian Licensing Conference (ALC) online featured 34 industry speakers well versed in the industry and attracted more than 25,000 viewers from 42 countries and regions.
  • The inaugural Brand Forum took place alongside the conference, featuring a number of established Asian brands.
  • The ALC provides a one-stop platform where leading global brands and licensors can explore cross-sectoral cooperation and keep abreast of the latest market trends and opportunities.

EMURGO Establishes EMURGO Africa in Kenya to Support 100 Local Startups Within 3 Years

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Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 1:39pm

EMURGO Africa announced today its vision and plans to position Cardano as the standard tech infrastructure platform for Africa's emerging industrial innovation and support 100 local startups within three years, which will bring financial empowerment to the continent.

Key Points: 
  • EMURGO Africa announced today its vision and plans to position Cardano as the standard tech infrastructure platform for Africa's emerging industrial innovation and support 100 local startups within three years, which will bring financial empowerment to the continent.
  • Venture capital investments in African startups is expected to total between $2.25 billion to $2.8 billion in 2021, indicating a large potential for high-growth startups in the local market.
  • To achieve this mission, EMURGO Africa will launch with a $100 million allocation for a dedicated investment and incubation program.
  • EMURGO Africa will first target pre-seed blockchain startups with a market capitalization of $20M or less, and then early-stage startups, with a focus on startup communities in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Egypt, before expanding across Africa.