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

The AHUB programme at Africa Tech Festival is designed to highlight the critical role of entrepreneurship in fuelling Africa’s digital economy and connect African tech start-ups and scale-ups to investors and corporate partners.

All About The AHUB - What Is It?

The AHUB programme is designed to highlight the critical role of entrepreneurship in fuelling Africa’s digital economy and connect African tech start-ups and scale-ups to investors and corporate partners.


Entrepreneurship as a vital engine for job creation and economic growth
Entrepreneurship as a vital engine for job creation and economic growth
Securing investment in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
Securing investment in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
Actions for African governments: Stimulating the development of tech start-up ecosystems
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?
What is the ‘new normal’ for start-ups seeking investment on the continent?
Attracting top talent in the African tech start-up space
Attracting top talent in the African tech start-up space
Accelerating the journey from start-up to scale-up
Accelerating the journey from start-up to scale-up

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

THE AFRICA TECH STARTUP SERIES

Each month, Disrupt Africa writes for Connecting Africa, putting the spotlight on a noteworthy African startup.