For two years, the AfricAngels association has been rewarding the talents that dare to create, to innovate and to progress. And it is with the collaboration of Black Roses Network and the Mazars Group.
This year, the merit comes to the Togolese of the Diaspora, Didier Acouetey, chairman of the AfricSearch group, a cabinet specialized in the recruitment of human resources. The latter was crowned on 19th June 2014 in Paris, “African Entrepreneur of France“.
The award ceremony took place in the Marriott Hotel of Paris at the Champs Elysées, in the presence of about 300 company directors, personalities of political, financial and the media sectors.
“African business meeting“, a new meeting established by AfricAngel, remains one of the rare events in Europe completely dedicated to the African entrepreneurial spirit.
During the last meeting, the participants in this meeting had the opportunity to be enlightened on the potentialities that the African market offers, then on the efficiency and the role of the African entrepreneurs of the Diaspora in the support to SMEs and to large companies in Africa.
It was the opportunity for the participants to develop new business relationships and to identify African actors capable of accompanying them on their market of origin with great potential of growth.
Five other prize-winners were rewarded during the ceremony. The list as below:
African’Elles Category: Fati Niang, manager of the BLACK SPOON, the 1st African Food Truck
Emergence Category: Boris Mounet, Founder of the Meet My Designer, Le My Major Fashion Company
Special Prize Category: Evelyne Kitt Kitt, KITT FOOD Industry, Company specialized in the processing of deep-frozen precooked exotic products
Social Business Category: Dominique Buendé, Chairman of the QuickDo, Start-up specialized in the conception, development and exploitation of digital services for and towards the countries of South.
Honor Prize Category: Paul Derreumaux, Founder the Bank Of Africa group (BOA)
Original text by: Blaise AKAME