Mamadou Kwidjim Toure: A Man on A Mission to Improve the Financial System, through technology, for shared prosperity

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Mamadou Kwidjim Toure, Founder & CEO of Ubuntu Group (, defines himself as a man on a mission. Often known for his brilliant career in high finance (KPMG, BNP-Paribas-Fortis, IFC-World Bank) investing in tech firms or for his leadership role in technology conglomerates (former Managing Director at General Electric), Mamadou is also a Social Entrepreneur at heart, having built two International NGOs, including Africa 2.0 Foundation and Afrique Tandem, his first international NGO at the age of 19 years old.  He was named Top 10 most influential in Africa by Forbes (2014), Top 30 most influential in blockchain globally (2020), and World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. A Solid Academics Graduate from Edhec Business School – globally ranked in the top 5 in Finance by Financial Times, Mamadou has also rubbed shoulders at Harvard Kennedy School with some of the brightest minds prior to engaging in Artificial Intelligence at MIT 3 years before ChatGPT AI solutions took the world by storm. Since a very young age, being impactful has been the very fabric and driving force that fuelled his actions and imagination. Focused on advisory and investment activities across industries, he has committed to a life of service, supporting renowned firms and entrepreneurs in achieving scalable and sustainable growth while leading high impact social initiatives in Africa and around the world. Ubuntu Tribe, his latest venture, aimed at democratising access to gold, recently closed a round with a large Silicon Valley Venture Capital Fund. The company has already seduced early customers who were able to purchase gold backed tokens during the soft launch prior the full go to market planned for the end of this summer.


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