Africa Tech Summit London

WHERE AFRICAN TECH CONNECTS

5th Edition – December 8th 2021

At London Stock Exchange

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WHY ATTEND

Africa Tech Summit London, the leading event series focused on African tech and investment across the continent, will once again provide unrivalled insight, exclusive networking and business opportunities for tech leaders and investors at the fifth edition of Africa Tech Summit London at the London Stock Exchange.

KINDLY SUPPORTED BY

London Stock Exchange - Africa Tech Summit London

Africa Tech Summit London - DLA Piper Africa

Africa Tech Summit London -Cellulant

Africa Tech Summit London -MKOPA

Africa Tech Summit London -Curacel

Africa Tech Summit London - Team Apt

Africa Tech Summit London - Zeepay

Africa Tech Summit London -PATRICIA

Africa Tech Summit London -GRICD

Africa Tech Summit London - Gebeya

WHAT TO EXPECT

Market Opening – London Stock Exchange

Invitation Only

08.00

Registration and Networking

08.15

Opening Remarks

by Neanda Salvaterra - Agenda

08.55

Welcome Address

Andrew Fassnidge – Africa Tech Summit
Gokul Mani – London Stock Exchange

09.00

Leveraging IoT: Enabling New Financial Possibilities for the Next Billion

Mayur Patel – COO – M-KOPA

9.10

Pathways To Funding & Monetization – Charting The Course of Funding, Exits and M&A

Chris Baird – Partner – DLA Piper (Moderator)
Gokul Mani – Gokul Mani – Head of Primary Markets London Stock Exchange
Kola Aina – Founding Partner – Ventures Platform
Noor Sweid – Managing Partner- Global Ventures
Odunayo Eweniyi – Co-Founder PiggyVest / First Check Africa

Main Theatre

09.30

Networking Break

10.20

Roundtable: A new era for angel investing in Africa

How innovative new approaches to angel investing are reducing the early-stage financing gap for high-growth ventures in Africa – Hosted by the Dutch Good Growth Fund

Forum Room 2

11.10

Mobile & Digital Economy – Unpacking The Latest Trends on Connectivity, Content and Talent

Addy Awofisayo – Head of Music, Sub-Saharan Africa -YouTube
Emmanuel Lubanzadio – Head of Public Policy, Sub-Saharan Africa -Twitter
Kojo Boakye – Head of Connectivity and Access Policy for Africa – META
Mahlet Tamene – CFO – Gebeya Inc
Jessica Hope – Founder & CEO – Wimbart (Moderator)

Main Theatre

11.10

Payments in Africa – The Billion(s) Dollar Battlefield

Akshay Grover – Group CEO – Cellulant
Andrew Takyi-Appiah – Co-founder & MD Zeepay
Anthony Day – Partner -DLA Piper
Tosin Eniolorunda – Founder & CEO – TeamApt
Nkiru Uwaje – Director of Strategic Platform Partnerships – Finastra (Moderator)

Main Theatre

11.55

VC Lift Off – Unpacking The Explosive Growth Of Activity & Investment Outlook

Ido Sum – Partner – TLcom Capital
Eghosa Omoigui – Founder & Partner – EchoVC
Ruby Nimkar – Principal – GreenHouse Capital
Ope Sule – Business Development Manager Africa – London Stock Exchange (Moderator)

Main Theatre

12.35

Networking Lunch

13.15

Roundtable – Scaling Africa Fintech for Global Success

Hosted by Cellulant

Forum Room 2

14.15

Crypto for Africa – The Endless Possibilities

Rotimi Ogunwede – Chief Marketing Officer – Patricia Technologies

Main Theatre

14.15

The Age of Regulatory Innovation

The underrated power of Digital Regulatory Sandboxes for central banks, Fintechs and investors to solve challenges
Carmelle Cadet – Chief Executive Officer/Founder – Emtech
Forum Room 2

14.30

DeFi for Africa – The Future of Decentralised Finance & Crypto Across The Continent

Carmelle Cadet – Chief Executive Officer/Founder – Emtech
Rotimi Ogunwede – Global Head of Strategy & Expansion- Patricia
Chris Ostrowski – Global Head of Public Sector Engagement – cLabs
Tedd George –Chief Narrative Officer – Kleos Advisory UK (Moderator)

 

Main Theatre

14.45

The Role of Fintech’s In Developing An Inclusive Digital Economy

Hosted by Ghana Fintech and Payments Association
Forum Room 2

14.45

Networking Break

15.40

IPO Masterclass: Funding option for high growth companies on London Stock Exchange

Forum Room 1

16.10

The Last Mile – Delivering Africa’s Digital Commerce Boom

Tega Iortim – CEO & Founder- Gricd
Omar Hagrass – CEO & Co-Founder – Trella

16.10

Embedded Finance & InsurTech – Meet The Game Changers Digitising Insurance In Africa

Jihan Abass – Founder & CEO of Lami
Henry Mascot – Co-Founder & CEO Curacel
Boko Inyundo – Director Strategic Relations – Hence (Moderator)

Main Theatre

16.15

Closing Remarks

by LSE & Africa Tech Summit

17.00

ATS Networking Drinks Reception

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