A global management consulting and professional services, Accenture will be showcasing Open Innovation Africa at DEMO Africa to co-create solutions that solve tough business problems while also providing the selected start-ups with the support they need to grow.
The Open Innovation Africa program will also offer an opportunity for delegates to learn more about the program and explore some of their case studies. The team works closely with the firm’s clients, using design thinking to define their business problems.
Sandiso Sibisi, Accenture’s Open Innovation Africa Lead said that “Accenture Open Innovation creates a vital bridge between Accenture’s clients and the start-up community. We connect clients to enterprise-relevant innovators and provide the consulting, technology and operations skills needed to help them achieve their objectives.”
Harry Hare, Executive Producer, DEMO Africa also stated that “Our corporate innovation programs at DEMO Africa have always welcomed ecosystem stakeholders that are willing to partner with creative entrepreneurs, start-ups and organisations from diverse backgrounds to discover new and better ways to unlock venture creation resources and meet the growing market demand. We are thrilled to have Accenture as a partner, and look forward to supporting their efforts to empower African entrepreneurs.”
This year’s DEMO Africa will see start-up pitches, fireside chats and industry side events that are geared towards ensuring the ecosystem-wide discovery of sustainable economic opportunities.
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