The Validation Workshop

The Validation Workshop

The Validation Workshop seeks to bring together key stakeholders including the African diaspora, Investors, and Financial Institutions Ethiopia to deliver feedback, recommendations, and advice as part of Pangea Trust`s quality assurance process prior to adopting the report as a Pangea Trust Document.

The workshop is organized by Pangea Trust, funded by SIDA, which seeks to create a platform to revolutionize startup and SME funding by providing an opportunity to the diaspora to become a key player in the ecosystem.

The aim of this validation workshop is to gain vital insights on the Ethiopia Diaspora mapping report. This workshop is also intended to involve the key practitioners and stakeholders to provide feedback on the relevance and the value addition of the Ethiopia diaspora mapping study report. Please register here Webinar Registration - Zoom

#MoLS Diaspora Tech Homecoming

#MoLS Diaspora Tech Homecoming Event

#MoLS Diaspora Tech Homecoming: Entrepreneur Pitch and B2B connecting event was held on January
13,2022 at Friendship Park with the presence of higher government officials. The purpose of the event
was to bring together tech professionals and investors from abroad with Ethiopia’s innovators and

50+ selected startups attended the program and briefed participants on their product and service.
The event was attended by representatives from private sectors providing services directly or indirectly related to FROG, incubators and accelerators, startups and entrepreneurs, diaspora in tech, Investors, developmental partners and government officials and key stakeholders who have direct and indirect roles in the digital economy of Ethiopia.

In her opening remarks, the Minister of Labor and Skills, Muferiat Kamil, emphasized that the government will continue the efforts to improve the legal framework, the ease of doing business, facilitate infrastructure development, and skills development program to encourage entrepreneurs and keep them engaged in every major activity.
The MoLS, by engaging the private sector will continue to drive programs incubating entrepreneurs for they are future job creators rather than job seekers, and they are the backbone of a digital economy.