EMURGO Africa and Adaverse Unveil the Cardano Blockchain Founders Hangout 2.0 Event to Discuss Funding Web3 in Africa

Mark your calendars: This August 15th, Shogo Ishida, Yosuke Yoshida, Chuta Chimezie and William Phelps will discuss how African Web3 startups can raise funding and Web3 project ideation at the upcoming Cardano Blockchain Founders Hangout 2.0 (BFH2) in Lagos, Nigeria.

What is EMURGO Africa?

EMURGO Africa is the investment subsidiary of EMURGO, the official commercial arm and a founding entity of the Cardano blockchain. Cardano is the largest proof-of-stake blockchain by current market capitalization and driven by a research-first approach to offer economic services to all by providing a platform for decentralised applications for finance, identity, property, and others.

What is Adaverse?

Adaverse is a Cardano ecosystem Accelerator aggregating ace global entrepreneurs, business strategists, tech support and industry leaders to mentor young startups building revolutionary Web3 solutions in Africa. Launched in September 2021 as a joint venture partnership between one of EMURGO’s investment arms, EMURGO Africa, and Everest Ventures, Adaverse identifies and invests in promising startups building decentralised applications on Cardano’s environmentally-sustainable blockchain to solve real issues in the African market.

Hangout Info & Details

Guest Speakers:

  • Shogo Ishida and Yosuke Yoshida — co-CEOs for the Middle East and Africa at EMURGO Africa
  • Chuta Chimezie — Partner at Adaverse
  • William Phelps — Investment Manager at Adaverse



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Adaverse Accelerator

Adaverse is a Cardano Ecosystem Accelerator that aggregates entrepreneurs, strategists and mentors building its most robust foundation in Africa.