Director of East Africa Wilmot Allen was a featured panelist at two conferences in Addis Ababa. He spoke at Origin Africa and the Africa Investment Forum, where he discussed investment in agribusiness sector and Cotton, Textile & Apparel sector. Mr. Allen leads CrossBoundary's work on USAID's East Africa Trade and Investment Hub.
In a recent Yale News article on Obama's visit to Kenya, CrossBoundary Director of East Africa Wilmot Allen comments on how the President brought international attention to the region's growing economic opportunities.
On July 8, Managing Partner Jake Cusack was featured as a speaker on Creative Investing in Conflict Zones at the Roundtable on Technology, Science, and Peacebuilding in Washington, DC. The event was hosted by the US Institute of Peace.
In an interview with How we made it in Africa, Managing Partner Jake Cusack discusses perception arbitrage and the opportunity to capture unrealized investment potential in fragile states. In early June, How we made it in Africa published a profile on Mr. Cusack as a part of its "Meet the Boss" series.