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 Appsafrica.com 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 www.africatechsummit.com for more details.