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Made in Africa Foundation and the African Development Bank will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the kick-off of the Africa50 Fund. The Africa50 Fund will responsibly invest in infrastructure and is perhaps the Continent's largest and most visible catalyst for substantial transformation to date.
In honor of the occasion,
Ozwald Boateng, UK-based fashion designer and co-founder of Made In Africa Foundation, will ring the Opening Bell.
Joining him will be:
Kola Aluko, founder of Seven Energy and Atlantic Energy
Quintin Primo, CEO and chairman, Capri Capital Partners
Christopher Cleverly, CEO and co-founder, Made In Africa Foundation
Jamie Foxx, Oscar-winning actor
Jay Z, Grammy-winning musician, producer and entrepreneur
Tas Anvaripour, head of Infrastructure Finance, African Development Bank
Anne Kabagambe—chief of staff, African Development Bank
Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Uganda and President, UN General Assembly
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43
rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, September 26, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Contact: Lisa Skolnik IntraLink Global (773) 230-8638
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About Made In Africa Foundation:
Ozwald Boateng, Kola Aluko and Atlantic Energy founded MIAF in 2007 to support and fund master plans and feasibility studies for transformational, large-scale developments and infrastructure projects across Africa.