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The 3rd Edition Of Africa Tech Summit To be Hosted In Rwanda 2020

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  • The Money and Blockchain Summit
  • The Future Summit

The 3rd edition of the Africa Tech Summit to be hosted in Kigali Rwanda in the year 2020. The growth of the African tech industry continues to intensify with US$1.163 billion in equity funding raised last year and industry leaders are again set to connect at the third Africa Tech Summit in Kigali on February 4th – 6th 2020 to drive business and investment forward.

Africa Tech Summit: The 2020 edition will host three tracks

The 2020 edition will host three tracks In Rwanda – The Money and Blockchain Summit , The Africa Start-up Summit and The Future Summit .

This sectors will drive interaction and investment across fintech, blockchain, start-ups includes crypto, payments portals, credit, artificial intelligence, mobile, cloud  & internet of things(IoT). Future trends will include mCommerce, mHealth, EdTech, drones, AgriTech, Virtual Reality, Digital Media; Legal Tech, Policy and Regulation and much more.

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Africa Tech Summit: The Money and Blockchain Summit

Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the fastest-growing destinations for FinTech investment, last year saw 210 African tech startups raising $334.5 million according to a reports. These increased funding levels are fueling the growth of fintech ventures in payments, credit , FX and crypto currency challenging traditional banks in the digital space.

This section of the  Summit will showcase these industry leaders and share insights from across the African fintech landscape. Delegates will connect with payments platforms, banks, mobile money providers, blockchain & crypto ventures, mobile operators, investors, start-ups, regulators and industry stakeholders.

Africa Tech Summit: The Africa Startup Summit

The Africa Startup Summit  powered by Disrupt Africa is entirely dedicated to connecting the African start-up ecosystem.

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Leading ventures, hubs, investors and stakeholders will deliver keynotes, workshops with pitching sessions with deal rooms to facilitate investment and business across the continent.

“We’re delighted to partner Africa Tech Summit Kigali once again, to bring an exciting startup stream to the continent’s top tech conference. We look forward to connecting with Africa’s entrepreneurs and investors over the three-day event, filled with valuable sessions and networking opportunities,” said Gabriella Mulligan, co-founder of Disrupt Africa.

Africa Tech Summit: The Future Summit

This  provide expert insights of emerging technologies, solutions and opportunities across the African mobile, digital, creative and tech landscapes with an array of keynotes, panels and breakout sessions from future thinkers.

Andrew Fassnidge, Founder of ATS commented ‘We are excited to be returning to Rwanda for the 3rd edition Africa Tech Summit Kigali, as the Summit continues to expand and attract industry leaders from across the continent. Following ATS London and Shanghai which we hosted earlier this year, we are excited to also connect global delegations and investors with African ventures and business opportunities at our flagship Kigali Summit.”

The event connects over 600 leaders from across the African tech ecosystem, with three Summits, workshops, expo, networking and parties across three days. Super early bird tickets are on sale now for a limited time here.

 

 

 

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