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Africa Tech Festival 2024 – The Home of AfricaCom, AfricaTech & AfricaIgnite
Event dates: 11-14 Nov 2024
Exhibition Opening Dates: 12 - 14 Nov 2024Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town


Africa Tech Festival is the premier gathering for investors seeking to capitalize on Africa's booming tech industry.

AfricaIgnite (previously AHUB) is our anchor event that's dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs. Through a dedicated content track, networking opportunities and special features like pitch competitions, AfricaIgnite will enable you to showcase your expertise, collaborate and connect with the most promising startups, and discover emerging technologies.

AfricaIgnite Features

AfricaIgnite Main Stage

How Africa’s next wave of visionary entrepreneurs are using tech to solve the continent’s biggest challenges

Founders Academy Stage

Dedicated to the practical topics critical to building and scaling an African start-up

Start-up Marketplace

Explore the stories and brands behind innovative founders at our marketplace of start-up pods from across geo, sector and industry

Live Pitch Showcase

Early-stage start-ups pitching and showcasing their business as part of Africa’s largest tech festival

Founders and Investor Day

An exclusive programme for founders and investors only to maximize networking and learning opportunities

Investor Lounge

An exclusive space for entrepreneurs and investors to convene, build relationships, and engage in meaningful discussion

Why you should attend

Meet the Startups of the Future

Gain exclusive access to the continent's brightest minds, most disruptive startups, and access investment opportunities in an array of sectors.

Network with Those Shaping Africa's Tech Landscape

Engage in high-level networking, forge strategic partnerships, and cultivate relationships that will give you a competitive edge in this rapidly evolving market.

Showcase your Expertise

Take advantage of the opportunity to showcase your expertise through pitch competitions, startup sessions, and demo zones.

Discover Emerging Technologies

Discover emerging technologies, trends and disruptive solutions and support Africa's vibrant tech and tech start-up ecosystem.

Meet the 2022 investors

Here are some of the investors, VCs and angel investors that registered for Africa Tech Festival 2022:

Africa Development Bank

ALUWANI Capital Partners

Archangel Africa


Bravura Capital

Connectivity Capital

Digital Africa Ventures

E3 Capital

Emirates NBD

European Investment Bank

Expert Dojo


Five35 Ventures


Global Ventures


Jedar Capital

Knife Capital

Knight Ventures


Naspers Foundry

Ninety One

Norrsken 22

Ovid Capital

PSG Group

Route Mobile

Plug and Play


Raiven Capital


Savant Capital

SC Ventures by Standard Chartered


Sobambisana United Investments

Tech Pro Ventures

The Baobab Network

The Flip

Unity Bank

Venture Garden Group

Ventures Platform

Verdant Capital



Rosemary Cumanzala


Zubo Trust

Attending Africa Tech Festival 2022 was an eye-opener for me. I was exposed to the 'real' world of ICT and its development in Africa and rubbed shoulders with highly profiled people I had never dreamt of. I will never forget the welcoming staff l met.