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Africa Tech Festival 2022 - The Home of AfricaCom
Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8-10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7 - 11 NovCape Town International Conference Centre, Cape Town

Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8-10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7 - 11 Nov,
Cape Town International Conference Centre, Cape Town

THE AHUB: PART OF AFRICA TECH FESTIVAL

Scale start-ups to make economic impact: Entrepreneurship as an engine for growth

WHAT IS THE AHUB?

The AHUB programme is designed to highlight the critical role of entrepreneurship in fueling Africa’s digital economy and connect African tech start-ups and scale-ups to investors and corporate partners. With a mixture of leading conference content, plus start-up pitches, we will be uncovering the latest innovations driving the continent's 4IR.

Previous topics have included... 

Harnessing the impact of partnership and collaboration across the ecosystem

Scaling tech start-ups in Angola

HealthTech rising: Turning crisis into opportunity

Are women in tech finally starting to bridge the gender gap? Promoting Gender Diversity in Africa

How to win the fintech talent war

Unexpected fintech boom in Africa – but will it last?

ARE YOU A START-UP OR TECH ENTREPRENEUR?

The AHUB will enable you to share ideas, collaborate and connect with the most active and sophisticated VCs, funds and angel investors. 

  • Understand how the investor community thinks, and what they want to see from start-ups
  • Amplify your value proposition with media engagement tips and tricks designed for African start-ups
  • Hear from female entrepreneurs who have launched and scaled up their tech start-ups in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Create a launch pad for success. Explore the key elements of a winning team to grow your start-up
  • Find out why tech start-ups should partner with mobile network operators in Africa
  • Learn more about the start-up ecosystem in Africa, and where the risks and opportunities lie.


ARE YOU AN INVESTOR OR VC?

We are inviting all investors, funds, VCs and private equity partners to attend the AHUB. You'll meet business ready start-ups and explore the breakthrough innovations in Africa's tech ecosystem.

  • Listen to live pitches from the most exciting start-ups on the continent
  • Showcase your company's innovation and entrepreneurship credentials
  • Attend our 'sector snapshot' sessions, and find out more about the latest innovations in fintech, blockchain, AI and more
  • Capitalise on Africa's rapidly expanding tech markets. Find start-ups and SME's to mentor, invest in, or acquire
  • Visit country pavilions and meet their newest tech innovators
  • Think outside the box: Find out how to spot new opportunities in an age of digital disruption.