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Blockchain Africa

Examining the real value of blockchain technology for African enterprises

Cut through the hype surrounding blockchain to map out new opportunities for African enterprises.

About Blockchain Africa

There is huge potential for blockchain technology in Africa. From international remittance and banking to elections and government services to clean energy, the principles of transparency and decentralisation have clear applicability and value.

But how can blockchain be implemented? What is the real value for African enterprises? Exactly how could blockchain technology transform your business model, operations, products or services or the experience of your customers?

Blockchain Africa will explore these questions and many more. It will showcase real use cases, scrutinise the blockchain business case, address practical implementation barriers and the critical challenge of scaling blockchain solutions, and provide clarify on blockchain policy and regulation.

Hot Topics for 2019:

Take a look at some of the blockchain Africa content available to you when you purchase a delegate pass. 

Why Africa is an ideal launch pad for blockchain technology
How will blockchain transfer and elevate Sub-Saharan African economies?
Blockchain for business: exploring the enterprise opportunity
Use cases: how will blockchain shape the world around you?
Addressing blockchain adoption and implementation challenges
How are policymakers and regulators responding to the blockchain opportunity?

Emerging Tech Networking Reception

Join your industry on Wednesday 13 November from 17:00 - 18:00 in a NEW networking opportunity for the tech industry. Discuss some of the topics you have learnt about in the conference tracks, exchange opinions for the future of tech in Africa and meet potential new business contacts, all whilst unwinding with a few drinks!

Not available for free visitor ticket holders.

AfricaTech Centre Stage

Visit our Centre Stage located within AfricaTech and hear free content focusing on blockchain in Africa alongside other hot tech topics, all included in the free visitor ticket. Blockchain topics include:

The Kenyan Government’s AI and Blockchain Taskforce: the role of emerging technologies in driving forward Kenya’s Big Four Agenda?
Blockchain disrupting African banking
Panel: Blockchain in finance: How are financial institutions and regulators responding to the blockchain paradigm shift?

Join us for the AfricaTech Opening Party

Have a drink on us and unwind after a busy first day at AfricaCom at the AfricaTech Opening Party. Look forward to music brought to you straight from the tech community as DJ' s in Tech take to the stage!

Tuesday 12 November @ 17:00 at the AfricaTech Centre Stage Bar


With over 15,000 attendees expected at the event, AfricaTech 2019, an event of AfricaCom, is the place to raise your profile, showcase your latest solutions and meet the right decision makers with purchasing power. Talk to us about our sponsorship, exhibition and speaking opportunities.