CrossBoundary is sponsoring the official launch of the Young African MBAs (YAM) network in Nairobi, Kenya on April 7. Those interested in joining YAM and attending the event can submit a membership application via their website.
CrossBoundary Partners played an active role at last week's Africa Business Conference, hosted by Harvard Business School. Jake Cusack moderated a panel on "Building a Sustainable Energy Enterprise for the African Market," while Tom Flahive was a discussant on the panel, "Investing Beyond the Frontier."
Managing Partner Jake Cusack has been selected as a Presidential Leadership Scholar. The program is a collaboration between four presidential centers to foster growth in diverse group of young leaders, committed to improving the social good by addressing a problem or need in a community, profession, or organization.
Director of East Africa Wilmot Allen led a discussion on SME financing and entrepreneurship at iHub's Entrepreneurship Forum. iHub catalyses the growth of the Kenyan tech community by connecting people, supporting startups, and surfacing information.
Investing in Impact Off the Beaten Path", by former senior Associate Megan Larcom and CrossBoundary Parneters Tom Flahive, Matt Tilleard and Jake Cusack, was published by the Standford Innovation Review. The article offters insights for impact investors looking to extend their reach to fragile markets
Managing Partner Matt Tilleard has been selected to join the World Economic Forum's 2015 class of Young Global Leaders - a group that includes leaders in business, science and technology, the arts, civil society, policy and government, and media.