Director of East Africa Wilmot Allen was a panelist at the East Africa Venture Capital Association (EAVCA) Conference, where he spoke on Doing Deals in Ethiopia: Deal Sourcing, Navigating the Regulatory Environment and FX Controls.
Managing Partner Matt Tilleard was interviewed by OnFrontiers, where he discussed CrossBoundary's work unlocking capital in challenging markets. In fragile states, CrossBoundary acts as an intermediary that "can bring the parties in a transaction together, [and] act as a translator across ideas and concepts."
Director of East Africa Wilmot Allen was a panelist at the Oxford University Africa Conference on May 20, where he spoke on Business and Social Enterprise in Africa: New Agents of Development. The conference brings together leaders to shape an integrated and innovative perspective on Africas future.
Director of East Africa Wilmot Allen was a panelist at the Project East Africa Summit in Nairobi today. Mr. Allen discussed East Africa's strengths as an investment destination, the SME funding gap in the region, and promising sectors including renewable energy.
Director of East Africa Wilmot Allen, was selected as a China Africa Research Initiative (CARI) Fellow by the Johns Hopkins University School of Advance International Studies. Mr. Allen's research under the fellowship will focus on the East Africa Shift in Textile and Apparel Manufacturing.
Managing Partner Matt Tilleard was interviewed about CrossBoundary's transaction advisory role on the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub. Mr. Tilleard explains, "investment facilitation is about bringing in a neutral transaction team who can...bring down the cost or take away barriers and allow a transaction to occur."
Managing Partner Jake Cusack participated in a panel hosted by the African Leadership Foundation, "Infrastructure in Africa for the 21st Century", alongside Donald Gips, Senior Advisor to Blackstones Private Equity Group, and Ben Leo, Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development.