TechVelopment DK presents event on market entry into East Africa

TechVelopment DK in collaboration with Access2innovation is hosting an event for Danish companies on how to enter the East African market. The event takes place on Thursday 14th October 15:00-17:00 at Rainmaking Loft. Gain insights on the region on questions such as:

  • What should you consider when searching for the right local partner?
  • Is a local subsidiary or joint-venture a good model for your business?
  • How do you recruit competent local staff?
  • What can you gain from having a local investor on board?

Our panellists include:

Carol Olale

Carol is a Public Affairs and Private Sector Specialist at the
Trade Council of Denmark in Sub-Saharan Africa.
She guides Danish companies on African market entry.

John Magnay

John is Access2innovation’s local expert in business
development. He joins the panel with more than 30 years
of work experience from East Africa.

Martin Majlund

As CEO and founder of Sky.Garden, Martin talks about his
own experience of creating a tech company in Kenya and his
thoughts on entering new East African markets.


If interested in attending please send an email to or

When: Thursday 14th October 15:00-17:00

Where: Danneskiold Samsøes Allé 41, 3rd Floor, left, 1434 Copenhagen


15:00-15:10 Welcome

15:10-15:50: Panellist presentations

15:50-16.30: Open discussions with participants

16:30-17:00: Networking and refreshments from our members Twisted Leaf, Warfair, Social Foodies, and Farm Mountain.