Disrupt Africa has partnered the continent’s leading tech conference Africa Tech Summit Kigali to launch a two-day startup-specific event showcasing Africa’s vibrant startup ecosystem.
The Africa Startup Summit will bring together stakeholders in the tech startup space across the continent in Kigali, Rwanda, on February 14 -15, to explore the opportunities and challenges within the ecosystem, while showcasing Africa’s abundant entrepreneurial talent.
The focus of the Summit will be on encouraging collaboration, with the aim of furthering the development of Africa’s entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem while connecting investors, corporates and startups.
In addition to engaging keynote speeches and interactive panel discussions, the Summit will feature workshops, break-out dig-deeps, startup pitches, an investor deal room, and a range of networking events. An expo area for startups, investors, and those wishing to connect with the ecosystem will be in operation throughout the event.
The Summit will also feature a pitching competition, with startups from across the continent selected to pitch in front of an audience of investors, potential partners and media, with prizes on offer. Applications will open for this in due course.
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