Africa’s Largest Tech Tour Launches in 10 Countries Across the Continent
To accelerate developments within the Africa’s tech ecosystem, the Africa Future Fund and Forbes 8 will sponsor the largest tech tour across the continent from October- December 2019.
The tour will target 10 countries such as Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya , Ethiopia , Egypt, Morocco, Senegal, Rwanda, Ghana, Liberia, and Cote D’ Ivoire. More countries to be announced. This will be the largest tech tour across the continent, welcoming close to 500 speakers and 5000+ guests on the tour. The summit will end with the culminating Ghana Tech Summit featuring 100 global speakers on December 13, 2019.
The tour will teach fundamentals of frontier tech investments, startup development and ecosystem building via exclusive sessions with award winning local and international experts. Each country will feature its on combination of on site workshop training, networking round tables, live Q/A sessions with speakers and sponsors, attendee spotlight features, exhibitor showcase demos and VIP networking dinners and after parties.
Speakers on the tour will include Forbes 30 Under 30 Award winning entrepreneur Christine Ntim, Chief Growth Officer at Forbes Magazine - Tom Davis and Partner at the Africa Future Fund- Einstein Ntim.
T.B.A, Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya
The Africa Fintech Summit is the premiere global initiative dedicated to fintech in Africa. Twice a year, they bring the issues, entrepreneurs, and opportunities revolutionising finance in Africa to the world’s stage. Their spring event occurs each April in Washington, DC, (ahead of the spring meetings of the World Bank Group) and each November in a different Africa city. The AFTS awards recognise excellence in entrepreneurship and innovation, the Alpha Expo program provides scholarships and access to promising pre-funded startups from across the continent, and tech tours and investors missions forge global connections and raise awareness for Africa’s diverse fintech ecosystems.