Please provide examples of any previous entrepreneurial initiatives you have pioneered.
In 2004, Arnaud created the first company in Burkina Faso specialized in solar energy, CB Energie. Today, the company employs 20 people, and has already produced 30 000 solar lamps for African market. Therefore, Arnaud has a strong knowledge of Africa solar market, and has experience in managing local team and organizing production workshop. In 2008, he obtained the Lighting Africa prize for his work to improve access to energy in Africa.
Maxence is entrepreneur. He is Director of the familial company CHABANNE, which has been the specialist of metal wire transformation for 3 generations. He has strong knowledge in implementing industrial processes.
Beyond your existing team, who else are you working with to achieve your objectives, eg partners, advisors, mentors?
Dominique Chabanne, former CEO of Chabanne
Abdoulaye Sana, staff member CB Energie
Antoine Horellou, CEO of BOPS.io, former Ashoka staff member