Festival of technologies: start it, build it

by julie-mollins | @jmollins | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Wednesday, 13 June 2012 19:21 GMT

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Participants at an event hosted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation include World Bank, Audioboo, BBC, CNN and EveryMobile

An annual event focused on encouraging investment in African start ups is being held at Thomson Reuters in Canary Wharf on June 15, 2012, in collaboration with the Indigo Trust Foundation.

Participants at Africa Gathering London include Audioboo, BBC, CNN, EveryMobile, World Wide Web Foundation and the World Bank

The day-long meet up concludes with a panel discussion at 5:30 p.m. British time hosted by BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones.

Follow hashtag #AGL2012 on Twitter to keep up with all the action.

We'll be live-streaming some of the event via Ustream.

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