Tech Events this Week: Digital Elections in Africa, Women in Business Demo Day and Others

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Happy new month guys! Welcome to the month of May. To help you kickstart the first week of the month, we have curated a list of interesting physical and virtual events in the African tech scene.

The events come up between May 3 – 8, 2021. 

Cc-Hub’s Women in Business Demo Day

On Tuesday, Co-creation Hub Limited (Cc-Hub) will be hosting Women in Business (Cohort II) demo day.

This showcase would feature fifteen (15) exciting and innovative female-led companies from Nigeria and Kenya in the second cohort of its Women In Business Programme. 

It would also give you access to engage, adapt and interact with these companies for the purpose of investment or partnership.

The event will host investors and top executives from leading organizations across Africa.

Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM
Duration: 4 hours

You can register for the Demo Day here.

Digital Elections in Africa

This week, the Global Digital Development Forum (GDDF 2021) will be held virtually. This event is co-organized by USAID, Chemonics, Digital Impact Alliance, IntraHealth International, IREX, TechChange, and Save the Children.

The event will explore the long-term challenges to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and your opportunities to build an open, inclusive and secure digital ecosystem for a safer, more prosperous future.

It will also include sessions spanning the globe featuring peers at the cutting edge of technology and development in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. This will include a lightning talk session on Disrupting Electoral Processes in Africa with Digital Elections by the founder of Digitise Africa.

Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Time: 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM

You can register for the forum here.

African Fintech Webinar

This Tuesday, Kigali International Financial Centre, in partnership with Africa Fintech Forum, will be organizing a webinar on what International Financial Centres (IFCs) can bring to the development of FinTech ecosystems in Africa.

Tech Events this Week: Digital Elections in Africa, Cybersecurity Webinar, Others

Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM

You can register for the webinar here.

G2P Social Payments

This week, Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) will be hosting a webinar on the benefits and challenges of Government to Person (G2P) payments and the lessons to learn from experiences from the Sub-Saharan Africa region.

The events will host Gregory Chen, Team Lead of CGAP’s Policy team; Cina Lawson, Togo’s Minister of Digital Economy and Digital Transformation; Victor Malu, Senior Advisor, Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Kenya amongst others.

Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM
Duration: 75 mins

You can register for the webinar here.

Cybersecurity Webinar

This week, Tradepass Global will be hosting a virtual summit with the theme: Creating a Cyber Safe Africa. The summit is focused on helping African employees create awareness of cyber risks, making use of security and threat intelligence, protecting against internal threats etc.

Tech Events this Week: Digital Elections in Africa, Cybersecurity Webinar, Others

The event is expected to host over 2,000 IT and cybersecurity leaders including CISOs, CTOs, CIOs and heads of cybersecurity from 350+ public and private enterprises across the African sub-continent.

Date: Tuesday, May 4 – Wednesday, May 5 2021
Time: 9:00 AM

You can register for the webinar here.

That’s all from here guys. We will be sharing some exciting updates next week. Have a very productive week ahead!

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