Composition of the jury

The ARA Panel comprises high-level personalities, acknowledged for their expertise in one of the activity sector of the competing start-ups. They represent the economic, political, academic, associative and civil spheres of society, in Africa or France.

The Jury 2015 was composed of the following personalities:

– Samir Abdelkrim – President, StartUp BRICS

– Didier Acouetey – President, AfricaSearch

– Aldo Fotso – President, African Angels

– Paul Ginies – International consultant, Professor in Sciences Po Paris

– Christian Kamayou – Founder, My African StartUp

– Olivier Mousson – President ,Société of Encouragement of National industry (SEIN)

– Jean-Michel Severino – Chief executive officer, Investors and Partners (I&P)