AfricArena - AfricArena East Africa Summit 2022 Movemeback African event cover image


AfricArise is a virtual Pan African startup investor network platform that connects startups and investors. It’s an annual program aimed at supporting startups to scale internationally through mentorship, webinars, coaching and investment deal support. 


This year, AfricArena will organise 4 hybrid events across 4 regions in Africa, building up to the annual AfricArena Summit in Cape Town. The Regional Events will bring together startups, investors and corporations operating in the Region. 20+ startups from the Region will be selected to pitch at the Regional Event. Those events will act as a semi-final pitch sessions before our Grand Summit in Cape Town in November 2022.


The East Africa Summit will be taking place on 4 & 5th of October 2022. The 2-day conference will feature pitches from 20+ startups operating in East Africa, between Seed stage and Growth stage, as well as keynotes and panel discussions from the top minds in business, tech and investment in the region.

Location and directions

Lenana Road, Nairobi, Kenya,

About AfricArena

AfricArena is the stage where Africa's best tech startup talents shine. AfricArena believes in the potential of tech startup culture in Africa. Grounded by this belief, we accelerate the growth of these tech startups and the ecosystem in which they operate by providing a platform where they can tell their story, gain valuable networks and attain funding. The annual AfricaArena Summit is an annual conference that showcases Africa’s best startups and innovators in front of an audience of local and international investors looking for world-class talent. But before the Summit, pre-selections take place at various destinations across Africa.


The AfricArena Tour scours the major capitals of the continent in search of tech startups that are shaking grounds. After the success of our 2 events, AfricArena will return to Cape Town on 11th and 12th November 2019 where delegates will hear from some of the tech scene's leading visionaries, and startups will have an opportunity to pitch their innovative solutions to corporates and investors.