You are here Home » Events » Event Articles » Africa Tech Summit London | Explore. Connect. Invest.

Africa Tech Summit London | Explore. Connect. Invest.

Africa Tech Summit London | Explore. Connect. Invest.

Africa is now primed to take advantage of the social and economic opportunities that technology is creating across the continent. Over the next five years, 168 million new mobile subscribers will be connected across Africa, reaching 725 million by 2020 according to the GSMA.

From agriculture to video gaming, technology is enabling Africans, addressing challenges and providing opportunities for business that did not exist before. Technology leaders from across Africa and Europe, international investors and leading ventures will convene at South Africa House on the 29th of September 2016 to discuss the technology landscape at the exclusive Africa Tech Summit London.

The Summit organised by and South Africa DTI, supported by LeapFrog Investments, Mobi Hunter and Analyse Africa will host expert speakers including Vodafone Group, Atlas Mara, Opera Software, Nest.VC, VC4Africa, Singularity Investments, Worldreader and other leading ventures providing attendees with the latest insight on mobile innovation, fintech and investment opportunities across the continent.

Confirmed speakers include:

Chidi Okpala – Atlas Mara

Chris Williamson – Vodafone M-Pesa

Jo Crawshaw – Opera

Aaron Fu – Nest VC

Lexi Novitske – Singularity Investments

Ben White – VC4 Africa

Charlene Chen – Bitpesa

Daniel Howard – SimbaPay

Clare Jones – What3Words

Colin McElwee – WorldReader

Russell Southwood – Balancing Act

Nicole Anderson – Fintech Circle

Riccardo Pasqualotto – Mobi Hunter

Kenny Ewan – WeFarm

Marek Zmyslowski – HotelOga

Andrew Takyi-Appiah – ZeePay

If you would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities or are a key stakeholder then please  visit for more details.


You may also like