Africa Tech Summit to drive investments in Startups

In Events, Tech

Africa Tech Summit scheduled for next month is seeking to link startups and innovators with investors and governments to help drive investments and connect relevant stakeholders.

The event will feature various speakers including Kenya’s Safaricom Spark Fund and Nairobi based Bitpesa alongside EcoBank, Etisalat Nigeria.

They will discuss issues such as investment in Africa, financial technology, media among others and its organized by AppsAfrica and supported Linklaters LLP. Speakers will share insights on fintech, consumer, media and investment opportunities across the continent.

“Our vision for Africa Tech Summit London was simple, to bring together leading tech companies, investors, and entrepreneurs to explore key sectors, connect relevant stakeholders and drive investment and business between Africa and the rest of the world,” said Andrew Fassnidge, founder of Africa Tech Summit London.

Key Themes

Show Me The Money
Investors and funds from across Africa shine a light on the investment landscape and outlook across Africa and what is hot now.

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How To Invest In African Tech
We hear from industry players and platforms on how to invest in African opportunities across the continent.

The F Word
Fintech is one of the hottest sectors for investment in Africa with payments, mobile money, banking and remittances key battle grounds. What are the opportunities for investors, disruptors and corporates?

Scale Up Africa
The continent is moving from start-ups to scale ups – tech businesses are overcoming obstacles such as funding, regulation and a host of other challenges to succeed. What are the key lessons for scaling in Africa?

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Blockchain – The African Opportunity
Insights on how blockchain is being used to create new business models in Africa.

Building, launching and monetising
Rolling out tech solutions for the African consumer is a marathon not a sprint. Strategy, promotion and partnerships are critical elements – learn from the African experts.

Data Is Knowledge – Knowledge Is Power
The new data revolution provides unprecedented opportunities and we uncover a new wave of ventures harnessing data and tech across Africa.

Mobile Operators & Start-ups – A Match Made For Impact
Today in Africa, mobile operators have reached the scale that start-ups lack, while start-ups have the local innovation mobile operators need. Leading operators and start-ups share insights on how working together drives impact.

Laws Of Attraction
Media is critical for publicity, however parallel principles exist to find investment. What are the key lessons African tech ventures need to learn to harness the power of the media.

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