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Tuesday, May 30 • 12:00 - 13:30
Lunch with Tonjé Bakang, Founder & CEO of Afrostream FULL

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Tonjé Bakang is the Founder & CEO of Afrostream, the “Netflix for African, African-American and Caribbean content” a streaming site serving the European and African markets. Afrostream is equally a platform for the digital distribution of Black films and series produced by major Hollywood studios and independent distributors seeking an international audience.
Prior to founding Afrostream, Tonjé worked in the entertainment industry for over 15 years, first in music business as a creator of videos, then as a producer of comedy shows and theater. He scouted and mentored a new generation of comedians of color, and was the first to introduce stand-up comedy shows in France inspired by HBO Def Comedy Jam. His passion for storytelling led him to develop a screenplay for a major network in France and he will use this expertise to produce original content for Afrostream. 

Tonjé is an Y Combinator alumni and a member of the Choiseul 100 Africa 2016. 

Tonjé tweets @Tonjebakang

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AFROSTREAM is Netflix for African and African-American content serving the European and African market. The service will be launched in September in the French-speaking countries of Europe: France & Belgium and in 2 African countries: Senegal and Ivory CostAfrostream targets the 15M... Read More →

Tuesday May 30, 2017 12:00 - 13:30 GMT+04
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