TANCon2006 - San Francisco, October 2006 - Fostering African Entrepreneurship
The African Network
Welcome Note Speakers Why Attend?

Welcome to TANCon2007
The annual conference of
The African Network - TAN.

TANCon is the world’s sole event of its kind for entrepreneurs of African descent. The target audience includes entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 business leaders, venture capitalists, investment bankers, government policy makers and other entrepreneurial ecosystem organizations.

Our theme this year is “ Roadmap to Entrepreneurship”, to provide future and current entrepreneurs the tools needed to establish and develop successful companies

About TAN
TAN is a global non-profit organization with the sole mandate of fostering entrepreneurship and technology in Africa and among people of African descent worldwide.

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Sponsors

Fenwick & West LLP

VC ~ PE Roundtable

Ladybrille

Interra

 

Keynote Speakers
Kenneth Coleman Jack Holden Matt Flannery

Kenneth Coleman

Chairman

Accelrys, Inc

Jack Holden

Founder/Director

Gold Star Biodiesel

Matt Flannery

Co-Founder & CEO

KIVA.org

 
Distinguished Panel Speakers
Chinedu Echeruo Barry Kramer

Chinedu Echeruo

Founder and CEO

Hopstop.com

Barry Kramer

Partner

Fenwick & West LLP

Yemi Lalude Eghosa Omoigui

Yemi Lalude

Founder & Managing Director

Adlevo Capital

Eghosa Omoigui

Director

Intel Capital

Ike Eze Kwesi Biaden

Ike Eze

Entrepreneur & Private Investor

Kwesi Baiden

Winston & Strawn LLP

Associate

Kunle Olukotun Mark Morris

Kunle Olukotun

Professor

Stanford University

Mark Morris

Vice President

Gold Star BioDiesel

 

Stacy Hendricks Khoa Do

Stacy Hendricks

Senior Executive VP

Gold Star BioDiesel

 

Khoa D. Do

Partner

DLA Piper

Doug Kelly Steve Stout

Doug Kelly

Partner

Alloy Ventures

Steve Stout

President

Gold Star Refining

Abi Adeoti Nosa Omoigui

Abi Adeoti

Director, Finance & Strategy

Intuit Inc.

Nosa Omoigui

Chairman & CEO

Nervana

Gordon Williams

K. Charles Emeziem

Attorney

Emeziem & Ogbu, LLP

Gordon Williams

Co-Founder & CFO

TAN

Gordon Williams

K. Charles Emeziem

Attorney

Emeziem & Ogbu, LLP

Gordon Williams

Co-Founder & CFO

TAN

You can benefit from:

  • Listening to fortune 500 industry-leaders share their personal experiences in close proximity
  • Networking and interacting with panelist from the entrepreneurial ecosystem - Venture Capitalists, Lawyers, Investment Bankers etc
  • Learning the Dos and Don'ts of startups from serial entrepreneurs
  • Participating in thought provoking life lessons from business veterans
  • Understanding the intricacies of venture financing
  • Peeking into upcoming technological breakthroughs
  • Learning more about one of the fastest growing emerging market - Africa
  • Networking, networking, networking.