Africa Startup Summit
Connecting Startups, Corporates & Investors
The fourth edition of the Africa Start-Up Summit moves to Nairobi on September 14th and 15th 2021 and will again bring together stakeholders in the tech space across the continent to explore opportunities and challenges within the ecosystem, while showcasing investment opportunities.
The focus of the track will be on encouraging collaboration, with the aim of furthering the development of Africa’s vibrant entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem while connecting investors, corporates and startups.
Entrepreneurs, Investors, Hubs and co-working spaces; Policymakers (entrepreneurship and innovation focused in particular), Corporates looking for ways to understand/maximise their presence in innovation and startup space; Industry bodies looking to engage with entrepreneurship community.
Africa Tech Summit welcomes all start-ups to attend with reduced startup rates covering the entire conference sessions, workshops networking events and after party. We also have dedicated startup expo packages with space and delegate passes, to showcase relevant products and services to delegates in the expo hall.
Confirming one of the sponsorship opportunities for Africa Startup Summit will ensure your company’s brand is positioned as one of the preeminent organisations at the forefront of the African startup ecosystem to a distinguished audience of industry leaders. Please complete the form below for more details on sponsorship packages.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much was invested in African tech startups in 2020?
2020 was a record year for investment into African tech startups, with total VC funding of $1.43B in 359 equity rounds according to Partech Africa report.
Who are the leading tech investors in Africa?
Some of the leading tech investors in Africa include IFC, CRE, TLCom, Sawari Ventures, EchoVC, Partech Ventures, Naspers, Novastar Ventures, Orange Digital Ventures, Knife Capital, Future Africa, 4Di Capital and Quona Capital to name but a few.
How can I fund my tech startup in Africa?
After self funding or bootstrapping there are many options available to fund tech startups in Africa including incubators, crowdfunding, angel investors, African tech investment syndicates and venture capitalists. Connect with all of these investors at Africa Tech Summit.