Africa Tech Summit Kigali set for February 2018


The Africa Tech Summit Kigali will take place in February of next year, bringing together African tech leaders and international players active across the continent together to share expertise and do business.

Supported by the Rwandan Minister of ICT and RwandAir, the Africa Tech Summit Kigali will take place on February 2018 at the Kigali Marriott Hotel.

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

“We are delighted to welcome the pan-African tech ecosystem for Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2018. We look forward to connecting with industry leaders and innovators, sharing our vision while gaining future insights from some of the brightest minds on the continent,” said Rwanda’s minister of youth and ICT Jean Philbert Nsengimana.

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, Fintech, mHealth, Ed-tech, AI and Robotics, and Virtual Reality (VR).

“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,” said Andrew Fassnidge, founder of Africa Tech Summit.


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