WHERE AFRICAN TECH & EUROPE CONNECT
EXPLORE. CONNECT. INVEST.
The Grand at Trafalgar Square, London April 20th 2017
by Lanre Akinola08:45 AM
by Justin Flyod9.15AM
Fintech is one of the hottest sectors for investment in Africa with payments, mobile money, banking and remittances key battle grounds. What are the opportunities for investors, disruptors and corporates?
Justin Flyod – RedCloud Technologies
Rostan Schwab – International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Dr Edward George – EcoBank
Nadir Kharmissa – Hello Group / Bedlam Inc.
Insights on how blockchain is being used to create new business models in Africa.
Charlene Chen – BitPesa
Emmanuel Noah – BenBen
Investors and funds from across Africa shine a light on the investment landscape and outlook across Africa and what is hot now.
Jonathan Rosenthal – The Economist
Wale Ayeni – International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Toro Orero – Draper Dark Flow
Ido Sum – TLTide
We hear from leading industry players and platforms on how to invest in African tech.
Tomi Davies – Lagos Angel Network / ABAN
Ben White – VC4 Africa
David Van Djik – ABAN
Tom Jackson -Disrupt Africa
Chinedu Enekwe – TipHub
Today in Africa, mobile operators have reached the scale that start-ups lack, while start-ups have the local innovation mobile operators need. Leading operators and start-ups share insights on how working together drives impact.
Maxime Bayen – GSMA
Eline Blaauboer – Safaricom Spark / Africa Tech Ventures
Perseus Mlambo -Zazu
Stephen Haggard -Eneza Education
Rolling out tech solutions for the African consumer is a marathon not a sprint. Strategy, promotion and partnerships are critical elements – learn from the experts.
Russell Southwood – Balancing Act
Deepankar Rustagi – VConnect
Andrew Osayemi – Meet the Adebanjos
Marek Zmyslowski – HotelOga
by Jake Bright16.35PM
What are the key lessons African tech ventures need to learn to harness the power of the media and what are the future trends for African media in a digital world.
Yinka Adegoke – Quartz Africa
Jake Bright – TechCrunch
Jessica Hope – Wimbart PR
Seyi Taylor – TechCabal
The new data revolution provides unprecedented opportunities and we uncover a new wave of ventures harnessing data and tech across Africa.
Rob Whittigen – Asoko
Emma Margetts – Alpha Exchange
Jessica Colaco – Brave Venture Labs
Claire Munene – mSurvey
Joel Macharia – Abacus
by Andrew Fassnidge18.00