The Africa Tech Summit is a convention of African tech leaders with a vision of bringing together great companies and initiatives across the continent in order to get them connected with international ventures, investors, and entrepreneurs who are truly focused on business and investment in Africa.
This year’s event will be the 3rd edition and is set to take place on 16th May, 2018 at Grange Pauls Hotel, London.
— Aspire Africa (@AspireAfricaMag) March 29, 2018
Launched in 2016, the event would also deliver a cross-sectional view of technology advances and opportunities from across the continent, via an array of keynotes, fireside chats, panels and breakout sessions from tech leaders, corporates, entrepreneurs and investors.
The event would cut accross topics such as; Cloud and IOT, Fintech, Mobile and Data, mCommerce, Connectivity, Investing in tech and also the Future of Tech.
A lot of growth is happening in the tech ecosystem of Africa of which the global world is not aware. The Africa Tech Summit in London brings these two together – to share globally the growth experienced in the tech ecosystem across Africa. The aim of the London version of this event is also African innovators access to global capital market opportunities of which London is a forerunner.
— Harare Times (@Harare_times) March 29, 2018
Speaking on the event, Andrew Fassnidge, founder of African Tech Summit London says:
Building on Africa Tech Kigali Summit earlier this year, the annual London Summit aims to connect African tech leaders with international opportunities to drive business and investment forward. We are delighted to welcome back leading innovators, global investors, banks and mobile network operators from across Africa to connect in London for #ATSLDN 2018, while also providing a platform for African ventures who want to expand globally.
— Mobile Monday SA (@momosouthafrica) March 22, 2018
Over 30 expert speakers are expected for the event. The likes of Herman Singh (MTN), Dr. Edward George (Ecobank), Nikhil Patel (Iroko), Vuyisa Qabaka (Uprise Africa), Karanvir Singh (Yego Moto), and Adewale Yusuf (Techpoint.ng) are expected to speak at the event. Also, over 250 delegates are expected to uncover insights from Africa’s mobile, investment, FinTech, innovation, media and entertainment landscapes.
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