The stage is set for a start-up tour de force as the AfricArena Nairobi Summit unveiled a line-up of esteemed speakers who are poised to steer the discourse on East Africa’s technology and green economy landscape.
With an impressive array of visionaries from various fields, this summit, slated for Wednesday, 6 and Thursday, 7 September 2023, is on track to become a pivotal rendezvous for thought-provoking insights and forward-looking conversations.
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Among the confirmed speakers are Benjamin Rombaut, co-Founder at Sand to Green; Nadia Seemuth, managing partner at Jambaar Capital; Matsi Modise, CEO and founder at Furaha Afrika Holdings; Sebastian Rogers, Africa regional head at Lendable; and Vladimir Dugin, senior partner at E3 Capital. They bring unique perspectives and a wealth of experience, promising attendees an unrivalled opportunity to gain insights into the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
Shaping East Africa’s tech discourse
Besides the first speakers, AfricArena has also announced an exciting partnership with Kenya Airways. This collaboration brings forth an exclusive opportunity for those gearing up to immerse themselves in a series of events, including the AfricArena SafariLEX Unconference, Safari LEX Bootcamp, Nairobi Learning Expedition, AfricArena Nairobi Summit, and the Africa Climate Tech Festival.
A 10% discount on flights to Kenya awaits these travellers. Secure your discount by visiting Kenya Airways and locking in your booking. Tickets must be bought by 10 September 2023, while the travel period covers 26 August to 17 September 2023. To unlock this special offer, use the promo code AFRICARENA23 when finalising your booking with Kenya Airways.
A glimpse into the summit’s essence
The AfricArena Nairobi Summit, a collaborative effort between AfricArena and The Catalyst Fund, is setting the stage for two days of immersive discussions. With day one situated at the vibrant Nairobi Street Kitchen, the event aims to foster a robust exchange of ideas. Over 30 professionals hailing from business, tech, investment, law, policy, and venture capital sectors will engage in dynamic dialogues, enriching attendees with their expertise and insights.
The second day of the summit, jointly hosted by AfricArena and The Catalyst Fund, brings the Africa Climate Tech Festival to the forefront. This exclusive gathering provides a platform for African start-ups and investors to engage in workshops, panels, and pitches, fostering an environment of collaboration and innovation.
AfricArena Nairobi series
Before the summit unfolds, the AfricArena Nairobi Series, scheduled from 3 to 7 September, is poised to offer a week-long exploration of investment potential and innovation. Amidst the backdrop of Africa Climate Week and the African Climate Action Summit, the series promises a wealth of opportunities for investors, start-ups, and ecosystem enthusiasts.
As the clock ticks down to this event, the AfricArena Nairobi Summit is primed to carve its mark in the annals of African innovation. A roster of eminent speakers, combined with a fertile ground for collaboration, positions this summit as a significant forum to shape Africa’s technological and ecological trajectory.