Incubating African Ideas with Babacar BIRANE

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Babacar is a #MWF2016 Fellow and the CEO of CONCREE a collaborative and community driven platform that provide entrepreneurs with mentoring, networking, virtual incubation and funding to create and develop their startups.

Born in Yarakh – Dakar. At 12 years old he joined the Senegalese Pan African Military School of Excellence where he unknowingly started his entrepreneurial career selling burned Compact Disks. After his degree, he went to study project and change management in Grenoble, France. He worked as a junior consultant for the Entrepreneurship center at the University of Grenoble. Among other jobs, he worked for Schneider Electric as a junior supply chain manager. He left France after working as junior Project Management Officer in the A350 program at Airbus Toulouse, a highly prestigious company.

Besides his professional career, he led the Association of Panafrican and Senegalese students of Grenoble.November 2013, he quit Airbus, returned to Senegal to co-found CONCREE which he has the privilege to lead since then. In addition to CONCREE, Babacar is a mentor, an international speaker and a business model design consultant in agribusiness in Senegal

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