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More than 1 000 technology leaders, investors and other players will touch down on Nairobi, Kenya next month for the fifth edition of Africa Tech Summit, a leading conference focused on connecting businesses and driving investments within Africa’s tech ecosystem.
It will be held on Wednesday, 15 and Thursday, 16 February 2023 at the Sarit Expo Centre.
“This year’s Africa Tech Summit will feature 150 speakers across two stages, masterclass sessions, an exhibition and multiple networking events to drive business and investment forward,” said summit director Andrew Fassnidge.
With Africa’s tech ecosystem projected to grow from an estimated $115 billion to $712 billion by 2050 according to Endeavor Nigeria’s recent report, the summit again connects tech leaders and stakeholders, including investors, corporates, mobile operators, fintech, decentralized finance and crypto ventures, start-ups, developers, regulators, and policymakers to do business across the continent.
As the fintech space continues to experience 20% growth year-on-year, with the market estimated to reach $40 billion by 2025 according to MasterCard, the Africa Money & DeFi Summit will continue to uncover new opportunities in fintech, Web3, and DeFi.
The Africa Startup Summit, which connects tech start-ups with investors and corporates, will unpack opportunities and challenges within the ecosystem while showcasing leading ventures. The Africa Mobile & App Summit will explore new technologies and solutions in the African mobile ecosystem and share insights on the future of mobile growth and trends in Africa.
Applications for the fifth edition of Pitch Live are now open, with ten African start-ups selected to pitch their company and solution on stage to an audience of investors and corporates. Applications are open until January 16th and are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply now.
Africa Tech Summit Nairobi is a leading African tech event providing insight and networking with the African tech ecosystem. It brings together tech leaders, MNOs, banks, international investors, entrepreneurs, governments, trade bodies, media and leading ventures to drive investment and business in African tech.