07 Dec - 09 Dec 2016

Event description

The regional summit happened on December 9th, if you want to join us, please join us for the global Summit on April 6th in Lausanne. More info here: More info here

The Regional summit is the final event of our tour in Africa, held in Kigali, Rwanda! After visiting more than 20 cities in 16 different countries from May to November 2016, we are bringing together the best entrepreneurs from across the continet for a conference with the motto "The future built in Africa.

We will be joined by the best people from corporate, government, startup, the investment world to share knowledge, connect regional/global stakeholders and to inspire attendees to believe in the potential of innovation on the African continent.

Speakers for the event will include Rwanda's Minister of ICT as well as experts from Microsoft, Zipline, Intel, Africa 2.0, Orange, Google, SafeMotos, GSMA, Rwanda Development Board, 42 Kura and many many more.

The 16 Seedstars World local winners will take part to an intensive bootcamp and an investor day. The Summit will end up with a regional conference. An event open to public filled with disruptive conferences, networking sessions, inspirational talks and workshops about how to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through entrepreneurship and technology.

Join us to celebrate and promote tech entrepreneurship in Africa. Get your ticket below and share with your friends!

For any inquiries, please feel free to contact the team at africa@seedstarsworld.com

Program

8:30 - 9:00
Registration & coffee
9:00 - 10:00
Welcome note
10:00 - 11:30
Theory & Action Workshop - OKR. Growth Machine & KPI
11:30 - 13:00
Theory & Action Workshop - Analytics
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:00
Psychological test, EQ test, belbin
15:00 - 16:30
Theory & Action Workshop - Bullseye, Channels
16:30 - 16:45
Break & networking
16:45 - 18:15
Sales challenge: make as much money in one hour
18:15 - 18:35
Wrap up of the day
19:00 - 20:00
Cocktail & Networking
8:30 - 9:00
Registration & coffee
9:00 - 10:00
Welcome, introductions, ice breaker
10:00 - 11:00
Tech World Group Session #1 Getting Tech Ready | Microsoft - Orange - Google - Intel
11:00- 11:15
Coffee Break & Networking
11:15 - 11:45
Bootcamp | DELOITTE | Grant or funding eligibility or readiness
11:45- 12:35
Group Session #2 Seed Funding
12:35 - 13:35
Lunch Break
13:35- 14:15
Seedstars World | Pitching Session
14:15 - 15:25
1:1 Mentorship Session
15:25 - 16:35
Coffee Break & Networking
16:35 - 17:35
Group Session #3 Startup Confessions | "If I knew then what I know now"
17:35 - 18:45
1:1 Mentorship Session
18:45 - 19:00
Wrap up of the Day
19:00 - 20:00
Cocktail & Networking
8:30 - 9:00
Arrival and registration
9:00 - 9:30
Welcome speech by Seedstars World
9:30 - 9:45
Welcome Keynote by Jean Philbert NSENGIMANA , Minister of Youth & ICT
9:45 - 10:45
Panel 1 | The African startup Revolution
10:45 - 10:55
TRECC idea challenge
10:55 - 11:40
BREAK
11:40 - 12:10
Rockstars on Stage | Startup Pitches
12:10 - 13:10
Panel 2 | Dancing with the Tigers
13:10 - 13:25
Reach For Change | Winner announcement
13:25 - 14:25
LUNCH
14:25 - 15:25
Panel 3 | Go hard or go home!
15:25 - 15:35
Warm-up game
15:35 - 16:20
BREAK
16:20 - 17:20
Panel 4 | Mo money mo problems ?
17:20 - 17:50
Rockstars on Stage | Startup Pitches
17:50 - 18:00
Closing

Partners

Ministry of Youth and ICT
Microsoft
Intel
Brussel Airlines
Jacobs Foundation
Africa 2.0
Swiss Agency for Development
Mara Foundation
Rwanda ICT Chamber
Inkomoko
Entreprenarium
RICTA

Speakers

Pierre-Alain Masson

Pierre-Alain Masson

Co-Founder
Seedstars
Maryam Mgonja

Maryam Mgonja

EVENTS & CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP
Buni Hub
Francois Karenzi

Francois Karenzi

Founder and Managing Director
ALPHA COMPUTER Ltd Rwanda
Steve Mutabazi

Steve Mutabazi

Managing Director
Ausanda Communications
Edgar KRA

Edgar KRA

Project Manager | Business Dev
Orange
Ryutaro Murotani

Ryutaro Murotani

Representative, JICA Rwanda
Japan Int. Cooperation Agency| JICA
Djiba Diallo

Djiba Diallo

Startup Engagement Lead
Microsoft 4Afrika
Sara Oon

Sara Oon

Director of Corporate Finance
NISK Capital
Tiago BorgesCoelho

Tiago BorgesCoelho

Co-Founder & Serial Social Entrepreneur
UX Information Technologies
Barrett Nash

Barrett Nash

Co-Founder
Safe Motos
Joel Epalanga

Joel Epalanga

Managing Director
Kianda Hub
Eugene Nyagahene

Eugene Nyagahene

Owner
Tele10 Group
Max Cuvellier

Max Cuvellier

Head of Ecosystem Accelerator
GSMA
Serge Kamuhinda

Serge Kamuhinda

COO
Rwanda Development Board
Selam Kebede

Selam Kebede

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
Hitendra "Hits"Naik

Hitendra "Hits"Naik

Director of Innovation
Intel
Georgie Ndirangu

Georgie Ndirangu

Presenter & Producer
CNBC Africa
Marcello Schermer

Marcello Schermer

Regional Manager Africa
Seedstars World
Claudia Makadristo

Claudia Makadristo

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
Claudette Irere

Claudette Irere

Manager
FabLab Rwanda
Louis-Antoine Muhire

Louis-Antoine Muhire

Founder & CEO
Mergims
Juan IgnacioPonelli

Juan IgnacioPonelli

President
Positivo BGH

Mentors

Tayo Fagbohun

Tayo Fagbohun

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
Tanya Mulamula

Tanya Mulamula

Managing Director
STUDIORED Communications
Solomon Opio

Solomon Opio

Capacity Development Lead
Outbox Hub
Juerg Hatz

Juerg Hatz

Managing Partner
azimuth.one
Samuel Gikandi

Samuel Gikandi

Co-founder / CEO
Africa's Talking Ltd
Obakeng Segwagwe

Obakeng Segwagwe

Program Manager
Botswana Innovation Hub
Francois Barbiche

Francois Barbiche

Head of Startupper Challenge
Total
Tarik Hilali

Tarik Hilali

Startup & Scale-up Evangelist
Microsoft
Esther Kunda

Esther Kunda

Managing Director
42 Kura
Hitendra "Hits"Naik

Hitendra "Hits"Naik

Director of Innovation
Intel
Jeff Pilisuk

Jeff Pilisuk

Managing Director
Inkomoko
Mohammed Fareed

Mohammed Fareed

Business Development Manager
Intel Corporation
Natacha Raynaud

Natacha Raynaud

Strategic Communication
Entreprenarium
David Yen

David Yen

Head of Business Development
BitPesa
Dean Cannell

Dean Cannell

Partner
Entrepreneur Traction
Claudia Makadristo

Claudia Makadristo

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
Benjamin Onuoha

Benjamin Onuoha

Managing Director
Africa 2.0
Alvin Katto

Alvin Katto

Country Manager
Jumia Market Rwanda
Costa Nyanzero

Costa Nyanzero

Founder
B2C Coworking
Edgar KRA

Edgar KRA

Project Manager | Business Dev
Orange
Nielsimms Sangho

Nielsimms Sangho

Co-founder
InterShip Uganda
Victor Ofoegbu

Victor Ofoegbu

Community Manager
Impact Hub Accra
Patrick Kabagema

Patrick Kabagema

Non Executive Director
Axiom Networks Rwanda
Jean KafukoKaweesa

Jean KafukoKaweesa

Manager
Deloitte Rwanda Limited
John Kimani

John Kimani

Developer Ecosystem Program Ma
Google
Pierre-Alain Masson

Pierre-Alain Masson

Co-founder
Seedstars
Anthony Thuku

Anthony Thuku

Chief Financial Officer
Africastalking
Selam Kebede

Selam Kebede

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
Neo Maruatona

Neo Maruatona

Transactor
Maya Group
Yan Kwizera

Yan Kwizera

Country Director
nFrnds
Fernando Becerra

Fernando Becerra

Co-founder
Business Booster
Somet Kipchilat

Somet Kipchilat

Microsoft 4Afrika
Thembe Khumalo

Thembe Khumalo

Non Executive Director
First Mutual Health
Louis-Antoine Muhire

Louis-Antoine Muhire

Founder & CEO
Mergims

Venue

The event will take place at Marriot Hotel Kigali.