AFRICA TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS FORUM
Showcasing Africa's Emerging Technology Opportunities
Get insights into a wide range of emerging technology opportunities across the finance, banking, energy and mobile/telecom sectors in Africa
WHAT 2016 PARTICIPANTS SAID
“Really excellent event with highly relevant content and a good diversity of speakers from different sectors. Really looking forward to the next one!”
“The event was great, I was able to leave with a better understanding of the trends in tech industry in Africa”
“Good balance of presentation, breakout and networking”
“Great content, speakers, venue and organisation, thank you!”
WHAT TO EXPECT
20+ speakers, 100+ business leaders, investors and professionals, informative panels, expert-led round table discussions and a showcase of emerging innovation. View full programme
INFORMATIVE DISCUSSION PANELS
Join the discussion
Hear from over 20 experts and professionals in the technology, investment and Africa business space sharing their insights into the emerging technology trends and opportunities in Africa. Join in the discussion to share and learn about navigating the Africa technology landscape.
EXPERT TALKS & FOCUS GROUPS
Get actionable insights from experts
Get in-depth, actionable insights from subject experts through key notes and highly interactive round-tables/focus groups covering sector-specific challenges and opportunities around technology in Africa.
The focus groups also provide an opportunity for highly curated networking with business leaders and professionals with a shared interest in launching and scaling global technology ventures.
A showcase of emerging technology innovation
Technology is providing a powerful tool for transforming Africa's challenges into unique opportunities.
As a result, the continent is leapfrogging traditional systems and has become the innovation ground for global solutions of the future.
Meet some of the startups and innovators at the forefront of this technology revolution.
Highly curated networking
With 50% of the programme dedicated to discussion groups and networking, the Africa Technology Business Forum provides a prime opportunity to connect with and learn from technology investors, business leaders and professionals with a shared interest in unlocking the exciting technology opportunities in Africa.
Our speaker line up brings a wide range of expertise in technology, investment and business in Africa. View full speaker list
President - African Business Angel Network (ABAN)
General Manager of Affordable Access - Microsoft 4Afrika
Co-Founder - Ovamba
Associate Director KPMG
COO - BitPesa
CFO - Homestrings
Founder – Venture Capital for Africa (VC4Africa)
Head of the Ecosystem Accelerator - GSMA
Senior Mobile Analyst -WorldRemit
James Kwabena Addo
Director & Partner - FinCon Africa
CEO- Paradigm Change Capital Partners
CEO - FinTech Circle Innovate
Head of Private Equity - Dean Wetton Advisory
Investment Promotion at Department of Trade and Industry South Africa
Africa Investment Strategist - Mitsui & Co.
Managing Associate - Addleshaw Goddard
Executive chair - Eneza Education
Sponsors and Partners
Many thanks to all our sponsors and partners