Chico's Innovators helps leaders design and implement a culture, strategies and business models that foster Innovation, Intrapreneurship and Excellence within their organizations, while inspiring trust, confidence and loyalty within their teams.
The Investment thesis is solely focused on high scale and high impact social and business innovations that leverage Mobile Technology to improve the livelihoods and businesses of millions of people across the continent.
Chico's Innovators Media inspires people to develop an innovative and bold outlook towards their own growth and that of their companies and communities. Thus enabling them to actively contribute to the improvement of mankind.
One of Africa's most Daring and Visionary Entrepreneurs of his generation, Amadou strives to engage and inspire Africa’s current and future leaders to live purposefully while offering sustainable and human centered solutions to the people and communities they serve. He has a successful track record of innovation and impact across the African continent, having started the Vathaba, first Agrotourism retreat in Guinea, launched Dare To Innovate –a pan African Social entrepreneurship movement, been awarded as a Mandela Washington YALI Fellow by the President Barrack Obama, while coaching, mentoring and inspiring social entrepreneurs across the globe. Chico’s ultimate goal is to enable more than 1 billion people to earn an extra dollar a day, everyday, and primarily women. Currently the Representative of The Guinean Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts in Kenya, an Angel Investor and Lead Business & Entrepreneurship Trainer at the YALI East Africa Regional Leadership Center in Nairobi, Chico is actively promoting Intra African trade and transfer of knowledge and technology between entrepreneurs and governments across Africa. He is a provocative and inspiring public speaker and a growth catalyst. Expert in business model innovation, creative leadership & design thinking.