Nick Crasner, a serial entrepreneur and investor, will deliver the keynote address at the London Business School ACCEL awards. This will take place on Saturday April 27th 2019 at The Landmark Hotel in London.
ACCEL ceremony celebrates entrepreneurship in Africa. The awards are part of the prestigious Africa Business Summit.
The event brings together the most talented business leaders from Africa including entrepreneurs, government officials, investment leaders and innovators.
Mr. Crasner is joined by other high-profile speakers, including:
- Abe Wakama – Founder & CEO, IT News Africa
- Ismail Ahmed – Founder & Executive Chairman, WorldRemit
- Jeff Skinner – Executive Director, LBS IIE
- Julian Asher – Founder, Pictus Ventures & Timeless Africa
“I am incredibly honored to have been asked to speak at this event. I am deeply passionate about entrepreneurship in Africa and look forward to passing my own experiences both as a founder and as an investor.
My late step father was an alumnus of London Business School and it gives me additional joy to be able to honor him in this way” says Nick Crasner.
About Nick Crasner
Founder and Chairman of Crasner Capital, Nick Crasner is one of the youngest people in history to own a regulated investment banking firm in the UK.
Crasner Capital is widely regarded as pre-eminent force in Emerging Markets M&A advisory.
Mr. Crasner is also the Founder of management consulting and retained legal search firm, Crasner Consulting, and a regular investor in start-up businesses covering a variety of sectors, through Crasner Ventures.
Mr. Crasner is a passionate diversity & inclusion champion and an avid philanthropist.