Africa tech summit has announced the first 25 speakers for the upcoming Africa Tech Summit Kigali to be held in Kigali next year.
The event which has attracted speakers from leading tech companies across Africa is supported by the Rwandan Minister of ICT and RwandAir.
The Africa Tech summit will take place on 14-15 February 2018 at the Kigali Marriott Hotel with an aim to connect industry leaders from across continent.
Some of the speakers announced include industry leaders from Facebook, Andela, BRCK, Taxify, AHL Venture Partners, Draper Dark Flow, Safaricom, Atlas Mara, BitPesa, babyl Rwanda, aKoma, kLab, iHub, Boomplay Music, what3words.
The two day African tech event will explore the latest trends with over 50 expert speakers from across the continent delivering keynotes, breakout sessions featuring Connectivity; Blockchain; African Mobility; Cloud and IoT; Investing; Solar; Mobile and Data; Tech & Talent; Future Trends; mCommerce; Payments and Credit ; Fintech; mHealth; EdTech; AgriTech; Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics; Virtual Reality (VR); Digital Media and Creative Tracks.
Hon Jean Philbert Nsengimana , Ministry of Youth and ICT, said “We are delighted to welcome the pan-African tech ecosystem for Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2018. We look forward to connecting with industry leaders and innovators, sharing our vision while gaining future insights from some of the brightest minds on the continent.”
The mission of Africa Tech Summit Kigali is to drive business and investment within the African tech ecosystem. The event will showcase some of the most exciting ventures and connect key stakeholders from across the continent while providing excellent insight and networking over two days, ending with a party in the hills of Kigali.