Africa Tech Summit Kigali is a two-day African tech event aimed at exploring the latest trends in African tech. The event will connect over 250 key stakeholders from across the continent through keynotes, breakout sessions and networking events.
It is supported by Rwandan Ministry for ICT and the vision is to bring together great companies and initiatives across the continent and connect them with international ventures, investors and entrepreneurs who were truly focused on business and investment in Africa.
“The event will provide unrivalled insight, networking and business opportunities for African and international tech leaders and investors who want to drive growth in Africa,” part of the press release reads.
“This year is starting on a great note for Africa’s tech ecosystem as start-ups, investors, innovation hubs and key stakeholders come together on Feb 14th and 15th 2018 at the Marriott Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda. Drive your business forward while learning about Africa’s future unicorns in Rwanda, the new home of technology and innovation on the continent. Attendees can expect an unrivalled agenda covering a range of topics, from Investing in Africa Tech to Mobility and Smart Cities etc.”
Africa Tech Summit Kigali is a follow-on of Africa Tech Summit London which was launched in 2016. Some of the key highlights from the previous summit can be found here.
Previous summits have been graced by notable individuals like Tomi Davies from ABAN, Yinka Adegoke from Quartz Africa and Dr Edward George from Ecobank.
Speakers for this year’s summit are from Facebook, Andela, DMM.HeHe, Liquid Telecom, Yego, BRCK, Taxify, AHL Venture Partners, Draper Dark Flow, MTN, Safaricom, Atlas Mara, BitPesa, babyl Rwanda, aKoma, kLab, iHub, Boomplay Music, what3words, Kobo360 and more.