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Tech Leaders Across The Continent to Connect At Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2018




Learn from 50 expert speakers and investors with passion, knowledge and experience from across Africa who share key insights, opportunities and trends from the African tech and investment ecosystem.


Delegates connect with key stakeholders from across the African tech ecosystem including;

  • ICT ministries and government agencies
  • Tech investors, funds and VCs Supranational investors
  • Leading tech companies and vendors
  • Mobile and telecoms ventures
  • Banking and fintech leaders
  • Mobile Content, media and entertainment companies
  • African start-ups Businesses investing or expanding in Africa
  • International Trade bodies
  • Global media
  • Leading African scale-ups


Maximize your business and connections with African and international tech leaders in one place over two days, while investing in Africa’s future unicorns at this two day event in Rwanda, the new home of technology and innovation on the continent.

The agenda includes more than 50  speakers from mobile operators, tech companies, banks, entrepreneurs, digital ventures, regulators, governments, investors, media and pan-African start-ups.

Key themes which will be discussed during a mixture of keynotes, breakout sessions, multiple networking and ecosystem events in Kigali include: Connectivity; African Mobility, Cloud and IoT; Investing in African Tech; Mobile and Data; Tech & Talent; Future Trends; mCommerce; Payments, Banking and Fintech; mHealth; Edtech; AI and Robotics; Virtual Reality (VR); Digital Media and Creative Tech.

Andrew Fassnidge, founder of Africa Tech Summit Kigali, added “We are honoured to work with the Rwandan ICT Ministry to connect leading ventures from across the continent. Our goal is to help drive investment and grow businesses within the African tech ecosystem and we will assess some of the most exciting opportunities for partnership and investment across the continent in the fantastic setting of Kigali.

We are also delighted to announce RwandaAir as the official airline partner of Africa Tech Summit Kigali, ensuring delegates travel in comfort from around the world through their global network.”

For more information and to register to attend, please visit or follow @AfricaTechSMT or contact.


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