In a unique partnership, LabEight* and Open People Network (OPN) will bring together socially conscious entrepreneurs that are shaping the future of Africa. The official partnership is very exciting for both organizations, we are looking forward to many years of collaborative work between LabEight and OPN.

Jeffery Potvin, CEO and Founder, said, “We very excited to be building out a collaborative partnership with LabEight*! The new partnership brings a full year of collaboration and Support!”
Joy Jack, Managing Partner, said, “This partnership with OPN is an exciting opportunity that supports our commitment to serve and elevate socially conscious entrepreneurs. Together we have a genuine opportunity to support these entrepreneurs across Africa.”

About LabEight

LabEight* is a venture building initiative that works with startups in bringing their products to market. We back ambitious early stage founders using technology to tackle social and environmental problems that aim to radically improve millions of lives.

LabEight*support local entrepreneurs by providing the necessary operational and technical support needed to build socially conscious solutions.

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Joy Jack
Managing Parnter, LabEight*

About OPN
OPN brings Entrepreneurs, Investors, Sponsors, Business Leaders, and Strategic Partners together to create a community of sharing, inclusion, and collaboration to facilitate and support growth and financial success for all stakeholders. Our Fund, The Supporters Fund, is designed and managed to help, support, and grow with each startup. With our community of Angel & Accredited investors, we are making a big push to invest in early-stage businesses to help build a stronger path to growth and success for global startups.