Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson Disrupt Africa

Tom Jackson

Co-founder Disrupt Africa

Tom Jackson is co-founder of tech startups platform Disrupt Africa and a tech and business journalist in Africa.

 

Check Out Kigali On A GURA eBike

Open to all delegates. Registration details will be added soon.

10.00

Kigali Ecosystem Tour

Meet the growing Kigali tech ecosystem, visiting local ventures,  ecosystem players and innovators. Places are limited and can only be reserved by purchasing the “Pro Delegate Pass” which includes the Ecosystem tour here.

10:00

Networking Reception – Invitation Only

The first networking event of Africa Tech Summit 2020, will connect delegates, speakers, sponsors and partners.This is strictly an invitation-only event for holders of “Pro-Delegate Passes” and “Investor Passes” and invited guests.

Register a Pro or Investor  delegate pass here.

19.00

Registration and Networking Breakfast

08:00 AM

Welcome Address

FUTURE STAGE

09.00

Networking Reception

18.00

Opening Keynote – TBA

FUTURE STAGE

09.15

African Startup Summit – Opening remarks

by Tom Jackson

STARTUP STAGE

09.30

Future of AI: African Intelligence

FUTURE STAGE

09.35

Upping the stakes: creating a generation of funded African startups

STARTUP STAGE

09.40

Meet the continent’s new powerhouse: spotlight on Egypt

STARTUP STAGE

10.15

Cyptocurrencies – The future of money in Africa?

FUTURE STAGE

10.15

Morning Coffee & Networking

EXPO HALL

10.45

Mobile money and a cashless future

FUTURE STAGE

11.15

Investing in African Tech

11.15

Connectivity and the content revolution

FUTURE STAGE

11.50

Fundraising masterclass with funded startups and investment experts

STARTUP STAGE

12.00

The mobile app economy

FUTURE STAGE

12.05

Breakout Session: Connect with the Indian Ocean islands

14.15

Pitch Live – Ventures You Need To Know About

STARTUP STAGE

14.15

Cyber-security in Africa – the 400 pound gorilla tamed by AI

FUTURE STAGE

16.45

Closing Remarks

17.55

Morning Coffee & Networking

09.00

Future of banking – new innovations driving inclusion

FUTURE STAGE

09.50

David and Goliath: re-imagining the corporate-startup partnership

STARTUP STAGE

10.15

Mobile consumer – data, analytics and trends

FUTURE STAGE

10.30

Future of Blockchain: Opportunities & Regulation For Africa

FUTURE STAGE

11.30

Future of Digital Entertainment

12.00

Accelerating Africa: making incubators work for local entrepreneurs

STARTUP STAGE

12.00

Food security – techs big problem to solve

FUTURE STAGE

12.25

Networking Lunch

13.05

Future of Blockchain: Traceability and Blockchain in Coffee; The Heart Behind The Matter

by Arthur Karuletwa

FUTURE STAGE

14.15

Pitch Live – Ventures you need to know about

STARTUP STAGE

14.15

Startups for startups: 5 startups unpack common pain points with audience interaction

Breakout Session

15.15

Afternoon Coffee – Expo Hall

16.15

Francophone Africa – Insights and opportunities

17.00

eCommerce – Africa’s untapped potential

Closing Remarks

FUTURE STAGE

17.45

Africa Tech Summit Afterparty

18.30
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