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CFA’s Startups Hangout!

2018/05/30 17:00:00

CFA’s Startups Hangout is a platform where entrepreneurs meet, network, learn and grow. It is designed to help startups succeed!

CFA’s Startups Hangout is in line with’s mission of positively impacting Africa through Tech Education & Advocacy.

Today, we deliver daily and weekly technology-related content through Television (Channels TV); Print (Punch Newspaper); Syndicated Radio (6 States & counting) as well as Online ( and many other platforms.

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Jean-Marc Ricca PhD

Managing Director, BASF West Africa

Dr. Jean holds a master’s in biochemistry from the University of Lyon and a PhD in organic chemistry from Warwick University. He started his career in Rhone-Poulenc in 1990 before moving to Rhodia Inc in 1998 as a global marketing innovation manager and rose to the rank of director. Before becoming the Managing Director of BASF West Africa, he was the Global Key Account Manager of Home & Personal Care at BASF Asia Pacific and Germany. He is co-founder of German Business Council and Board Member of Nigeria-German Business Association.

Dr. Jean Ricca
Jean-Marc Ricca Managing Director, BASF West Africa



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