Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8-10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7-11 Nov,
Cape Town International Conference Centre, Cape Town
The AHUB: As 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.
Entrepreneurship as a vital engine for economic growth
Securing investment in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
Actions for African governments: Stimulating the development of tech start-up ecosystems
What is the ‘new normal’ for start-ups seeking investment on the continent?
Attracting top talent in the African tech start-up space
Accelerating the journey from start-up to scale-up
accelerateHER AHUB Takeover
accelerateHER, championing women founders, leaders and change-makers in tech, will running a takeover on Thursday 12 November, celebrating cutting-edge industry innovations and championing the best in class approaches to diversity and inclusion in tech.
More information coming soon.
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
Great event, the team have done a great job too. Will definitely pursue further discussions with the Entrepreneurs. Well done.