Mamadou Toure

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Born
Mamadou Kwidjim Toure

(1975-06-06) June 6, 1975 (age 46)
Douala, Cameroon
NationalityCameroonian
CitizenshipCameroon
EducationMaster of Science
Alma materEcole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales
Occupation
  • Businessman
  • Social entrepreneur
Known forFounder of Africa 2.0 Foundation and Ubuntu Capital Group
Awards
  • Young Global Leader
  • Pan African Leader Award

Mamadou Kwidjim Toure (born 06 June 1975) is a Cameroonian businessman and social entrepreneur. He is the Founder of Africa 2.0 Foundation (present in 30+ countries) and Ubuntu Capital Group and recently founded Ubuntu Tribe.

Biography

Mamadou is the Founder of Africa 2.0 Foundation that gathers a community of young leaders from Africa and the Diaspora.

Mamadou Toure is the founder and CEO of Ubuntu Capital Group.[1] Before that, he was managing director with GE (General Electric) Africa. Mamadou also worked at IFC (International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group). His professional career started as an audit Consultant with KPMG Audit France at KPMG Audit France then went to BNP Paribas before joining IFC. Mamadou recently founded Ubuntu Tribe, a Digital Currency backed by natural resources, aimed at creating inclusive wealth creation via fair trade and financial inclusion. Mamadou is now completing a program in Artificial Intelligence at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Mamadou Toure was awarded Young Global Leader in 2015 by the World Economic Forum[2] and won the Pan African Leader Award by African Democratic Institute in 2016.[3] In 2020, it was ranked among the 30 more influential people in Blockchain in the world.

In April 2020, Mamadou launched with H.H Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, the Ubuntu Love Challenge,[4] a global movement built on the core philosophy of Ubuntu - I am because we are - with a mission to restore hope worldwide via human collaboration and appreciation.

Mamadou speaks 6 languages (English, French, German, Spanish and two African languages) and loves Philosophy, Music, History books and Art.

References

  1. admin. "About the Founder". ubuntu-capital. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  2. "Meet the 2015 class of Young Global Leaders". World Economic Forum. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  3. "Congratulations Mamadou Touré On Winning the Pan African Leaders Award 2016 – African Democratic Institute". Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  4. Thomas, Aby Sam (2020-06-14). "Amplifying Goodwill: Why You Should Participate In The #UbuntuLoveChallenge". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 2020-06-15.

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