14 Dec 2017

Event description

The Regional summit is the final event of our tour in Africa, held in Maputo, Mozambique! After visiting more than 20 different countries from May to November 2017, we are bringing together the best entrepreneurs from across the continent for a regional conference.

We will be joined by the best people from the corporate, government, startup and 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.

The 20 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!

Accommodation:
If you are looking for suitable accommodation options, we are more than happy to provide you a special discount at our exquisite partner hotel Polana Serena.
Just fill out this form, and we will connect you with our partners there directly for the special price!

For any further inquiries, please feel free to contact the team at [email protected]

Program

7:45 - 8:30
Arrival & Registration
8:30 - 9:00
Theory: 1 min and 5 min pitch and investor deck content
9:00 - 10:00
Action: 1 min pitch practice
10:00 - 10:25
Coffee Break
10:25 - 11:10
Theory: Acquisition channels
11:10 - 11:55
Action: Prioritise channels
11:55 - 12:25
Theory: Growth Introduction - Are you ready for growth yet?
12:25 - 13:00
Independent Work
13:00 - 13:45
Lunch - Venue
13:45 - 14:30
Theory: Growth Team Roles, Growth Model, Growth Goals
14:30 - 15:30
Action: Write your growth goals and model
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:30
Theory: Growth Process & Experiments
16:30 - 17:00
Action: Experiment design
17:00 - 17:15
Theory: Wrap up of Growth & the day
17:15 - 18:05
Dinner / Evening Event
8:00 - 8:30
Welcome, introductions
8:30 - 9:40
Group Session #1 Talk Nerdy to Me (Somet Kipchilat, Dario Mungoi, Luis Rodrigues, Tiago Borges Coelho)
10:00 - 11:00
Workshop: Human Design Centered Workshop (Amitabh Saxena)
11:00 - 12:00
Group Session #3 Make it Rain (Joanna Bichsel, Frederic Andersson)
12:00 - 13:00
Lunch
13:00 - 13:50
1:1 Mentorship Session
14:00 - 14:50
1:1 Mentorship Session
14:50 - 15:10
Coffee Break & Networking
15:10 - 16:00
1:1 Mentorship Session / Investor Session
16:10 - 17:00
1:1 Mentorship Session / Investor Session
17:00 - 17:30
Group Session #4 Confessions | "If I knew then what I know now"
17:30 - 18:00
Transfer to Evening Program
18:00 - 21:00
Standard Bank Cocktail
07:00–08:00
Arrival and registration
08:00–08:45
Opening Remarks
08:00–08:45
Opening Remarks - Ministry of Mozambique
08:00–08:45
Opening Remarks UX Information Technologies
08:00–08:45
Opening Remarks - Standard Bank
08:00–08:45
Opening Remarks - Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
08:45 - 10:25
MAIN STAGE SESSION 1: The Rise of the Underdog: This session celebrates the rise of Africa and it's different countries, people and ecosystems. The session highlights how different countries are playing their part in changing the Africa narrative and building and improving environment for entrepreneurs in technology from the ground up, with the aim of turning Africa into the top dog.
08:45 - 10:25
Panel: Opening Panel– Ecosystem Builders; The Rise of the Underdog
08:45 - 10:25
SSW Talk: Benjamin Fernandes - Homecoming : The return of the Diaspora
08:45 - 10:25
SSW Talk: Vuyisa - For the Crowd
08:45 - 10:25
SSW Talk: Loch - The rise of the Civic Space
08:45 - 10:25
SSW Talk: Donor-up - Tiago Borges Coelho - UX
08:45 - 10:25
Startup Pitches
10:25 - 10:45
Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:15
WORKSHOPS
10:45 - 12:15
1) Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights & Innovation with UNFPA
10:45 - 12:15
2) Civic Technology
10:45 - 12:15
3) Financial Inclusion: scaling innovative model with FSD
10:45 - 12:15
4) Sharing is learning: collaboration between tech hubs with Orange Corners
10:45 - 12:15
5) CleanTech: The future of energy
12:15 - 13:20
MAIN STAGE SESSION 2: From Informal to the Formal Economy: Often the general assumption is that the formal economy is the more important one and gains most attention in terms of policy formulation, development strategies and funding inputs. However, there exists a sizeable informal economy on which millions of Africans depend. Over the past years many corporations have been investing millions of dollars in trying to understand the informal economy. More and more entrepreneurs are taking on this challenge too. This sessions deep dives into the untapped opportunities of one of the biggest markets in Africa.
12:15 - 13:20
Fireside Chat: Lebo Gunguluza: Creating the first digital bank in Africa
12:15 - 13:20
SSW Talk: Commuscore - Informal Savings Groups
12:15 - 13:20
SSW Talk: IzyShop - From Farm to House: changing the narrative one delivery at a time
12:15 - 13:20
SSW Talk: Jobberman: Generation Jobless
12:15 - 13:20
Startup Pitches
13:20 - 14:20
Lunch
14:20 - 15:20
MAIN STAGE SESSION 3: From No Tech to High Tech | From arts to government and religion, there are certain industries that one usually doesn’t associate technology with. Over the past years we have witnessed some of these traditional industries connecting with the next generation of entrepreneurs to use technology to solve some of their biggest challenges. This session touches on the importance of collaboration between these different players and zooms into the life of pathmakers from across the continent.
14:20 - 15:20
SSW Talk: El Puto - Music Matters
14:20 - 15:20
SSW Talk: Karingana - The hidden meanings of African Fabrics
14:20 - 15:20
SSW Talk: Asoriba - Bridging religion and Technology
14:20 - 15:20
Startup Pitches
15:20 - 15:40
Coffee Break
15:40 - 17:10
WORKSHOPS
15:40 - 17:10
6) Fintech : collaboration between companies and startups in fintech industry with Standard Bank
15:40 - 17:10
7) Women empowerment I Skyrock your career
15:40 - 17:10
8) Wash: Innovation for Personal hygiene and sanitation
15:40 - 17:10
9) Environment: Innovation to protect the watershed
15:40 - 17:10
10) Startups <3 Telcos
17:10 - 18:35
MAIN STAGE SESSION 4: MOVERS MOBILE & MOBILITY: This session gives an interesting touch on movers, mobile technology players and reaching the “last mile”, whether it is delivery to those residing in rural areas, to reaching communities, countries and cultures across the continent.
17:10 - 18:35
Startup <3 Telcos Main Stage Fireside Chat: Vodacom & UX
17:10 - 18:35
Panel: The Last Mile
17:10 - 18:35
SSW Talk: Tefo Muhapi - IAfrikan - Digital Apartheid
17:10 - 18:35
SSW Talk: Allan van der Meulen - ZLTO - The ones left behind
17:10 - 18:35
Startup Pitches
19:00 - 02:00
Seedstars Official After Party at Casino Polana
19:00 - 22:00
INVITE ONLY: Orange Corners Official Opening

Partners

Standard Bank
UX
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Enel Green Power
HEG Fribourg
Amazon Web Services
Embassy of Switzerland in Mozambique
Microsoft 4Afrika
Merck
Orange Corners
TRECC
FSDMoc
Orange
Grupo Soico
GSMA
World Wide Fund
BoP Innovation Center
The United Nations Population Fund
Google
Polana Serena
Hertz
Ethiopian Airlines
VC4A
Young Network Group Moçambique
SFM
STV
O PAÍS
JCDecaux
Club of Mozambique
Ideialab
Internet Solutions Mozambique
AIESEC
MozDevz
Muthiana Code
Waza
Madison House Interiors
KCN Films
Muti
Chivas
Vaud
Coca-Cola Mozambique
ThirdWay Africa

Speakers

Mina Shahid

Mina Shahid

Co-Founder, Co-CEO
Numida
François Dufour

François Dufour

Startup Development & Communication Director
Orange
Marcello Schermer

Marcello Schermer

Expansion
Yoco
Claire Mongeau

Claire Mongeau

Founder
M-shule
Fernanda Lobato

Fernanda Lobato

Founder
Olho do cidadão
Benjamin Benaim

Benjamin Benaim

Founding Partner
Seedstars
Benjamin Fernandes

Benjamin Fernandes

digital and financial services
NALA
Gregory Omondi

Gregory Omondi

Market Engagement Manager
GSMA
Munyaradzi Dodo

Munyaradzi Dodo

Editor
Open Parly ZW
Charles Matondane

Charles Matondane

Founder & CEO
Nefrids Africa Limited
Katarina Szulenyiova

Katarina Szulenyiova

COO
Seedstars World
Vuyisa Qabaka

Vuyisa Qabaka

Entrepreneur Traction
Entrepreneur Traction
Ana Fernandes

Ana Fernandes

Country Logistics Manager
Coca Cola
Joanna Bichsel

Joanna Bichsel

CEO and Co-Founder
Kasha
Theodore A. Klouvas

Theodore A. Klouvas

Project Manager
Orange Corners
Herve Kubwimana

Herve Kubwimana

Innovation Facilitator
Merck
Idriss Marcial MONTHE DJOMBISSIE

Idriss Marcial MONTHE DJOMBISSIE

Founder
CINETPAY
Allan van der Meulen

Allan van der Meulen

Founder
Zlto
Fanny Dauchez

Fanny Dauchez

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
Taco De Nies

Taco De Nies

Partner
BoP Innovation Center
Bourehima Coulibaly

Bourehima Coulibaly

Founder
ESène
Lorraine Charlotte Bgoya

Lorraine Charlotte Bgoya

Community Manager
Motorepublik
Frederico P.Silva

Frederico P.Silva

Founder
UX Information Technologies
Ayodeji Adewunmi

Ayodeji Adewunmi

President & CEO
Jobberman
Francis Obirikorang

Francis Obirikorang

Founder
AgroCenta
Yahya Yaone Goleanye

Yahya Yaone Goleanye

Co-Founder, Market Activation
YAPILI
Tiago BorgesCoelho

Tiago BorgesCoelho

Co-Founder & Serial Social Entrepreneur
UX Information Technologies
Sara Fakir

Sara Fakir

CEO
Ideialab
Erickson Mvezi

Erickson Mvezi

CEO
Tupuca
Vivian Nwakah

Vivian Nwakah

Founder
Medsaf
Djiba Diallo

Djiba Diallo

Startup Engagement Lead
Microsoft 4Afrika
Bernie Akporiaye

Bernie Akporiaye

Founder
MaTontine Senegal
Anis Kallel

Anis Kallel

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
Alain Nteff

Alain Nteff

CoFounder
GiftedMom
Dayn Amade

Dayn Amade

Chairman Of The Board
Kamaleon
Titos Munhequete

Titos Munhequete

Founder
IZYSHOP
Jerry Mobbs

Jerry Mobbs

MD
Vodacom M pesa
Wacelia Zacarias Zualo

Wacelia Zacarias Zualo

Founder
Karingana Wa Karingana Textiles
Sam Ajadi

Sam Ajadi

Insights Manager - Ecosystem Accelerator at GSMA
GSMA
Nathnael Gossaye

Nathnael Gossaye

Co-founder/CEO
LangBot
Anne-Marie Chidzero

Anne-Marie Chidzero

Advisor at Financial Sector Deepening Moçambique
FSDMoc
Kanamugire Junior

Kanamugire Junior

CEO
PikiWash Ltd.
Tefo Mohapi

Tefo Mohapi

CEO
iAfrikan
Lebo Gunguluza

Lebo Gunguluza

Executive Chairman
Gem Group
Alexandre Pinto

Alexandre Pinto

Partner
Oxygen Capital
Tadzoka Pswarayi

Tadzoka Pswarayi

Co Founder at Impact Hub Harare
Impact Hub Harare
Ashwin Ravichandran

Ashwin Ravichandran

General Manager
MEST
PRIYA Mistry

PRIYA Mistry

Co-Founder
CommuScore
El Puto

El Puto

Artist / Song writter
Geobek Records
Nana OpokuW.O.Agyeman-Premp

Nana OpokuW.O.Agyeman-Premp

CEO
Asoriba
vusumuzi mkhwananzi

vusumuzi mkhwananzi

CEO
myRunner
Claudia Makadristo

Claudia Makadristo

Regional Manager for Africa
Seedstars World
Maryam Mgonja

Maryam Mgonja

EVENTS & CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP
Buni Hub
Tauanda Chare

Tauanda Chare

Founder
TABECH SERVICOS E.I.
Andrea Wojnar

Andrea Wojnar

UNFPA Representative
The United Nations Population Fund
Ellen Fischat

Ellen Fischat

Managing Director
Silicon Cape

Mentors

George Sithoe

George Sithoe

Chief Business Results Coach
JoJSithole Leadership Company
Helder Kiala

Helder Kiala

General Manager (7mobile)
TGI
Fei Manheche

Fei Manheche

Director
Robobo Inc
Luis Rodrigues

Luis Rodrigues

CTO
Seedstars
Gary Wiltshire

Gary Wiltshire

Managing Director
Logos Industries
Nelio Macombo

Nelio Macombo

President/Manager Executive
MozDevz
Munyaradzi Dodo

Munyaradzi Dodo

Editor
Open Parly ZW
Vuyisa Qabaka

Vuyisa Qabaka

Entrepreneur Traction
Entrepreneur Traction
Joanna Bichsel

Joanna Bichsel

CEO and Co-Founder
Kasha
Mohamed Keita

Mohamed Keita

Co-Founder and CEO
Impact Hub
Kristian Munter Simonsen

Kristian Munter Simonsen

Developer / Master-Student
Oslo and Akershus University College
Theodore A. Klouvas

Theodore A. Klouvas

Project Manager
Orange Corners
Fanny Dauchez

Fanny Dauchez

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
Joel Epalanga

Joel Epalanga

Managing Director
Kianda Hub
Andreas Jacobsen

Andreas Jacobsen

Student
HiOA
Lorraine Charlotte Bgoya

Lorraine Charlotte Bgoya

Community Manager
Motorepublik
Frederico P.Silva

Frederico P.Silva

Founder
UX Information Technologies
Victor Ofoegbu

Victor Ofoegbu

Community Manager
Impact Hub Accra
Edgar KRA

Edgar KRA

Project Manager | Business Dev
Orange
Markos Lemma

Markos Lemma

Co-Founder
ICEADDIS
Tiago BorgesCoelho

Tiago BorgesCoelho

Co-Founder & Serial Social Entrepreneur
UX Information Technologies
Rafael Sarandeses

Rafael Sarandeses

Co-Founder and COO
ThirdWay Africa
Anis Kallel

Anis Kallel

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
Ben Benaim

Ben Benaim

Founding Partner
Seedstars
Djiba Diallo

Djiba Diallo

Startup Engagement Lead
Microsoft 4Afrika
Tarik Hilali

Tarik Hilali

Startup & Scale-up Evangelist
Microsoft
Rites Massamba

Rites Massamba

CEO & Co-Founder
IFID
Thembe Khumalo

Thembe Khumalo

Managing Director
Brandbuilder
Mutsa Kajese

Mutsa Kajese

Creative Director
UbuntuLab
Diogo Lucas

Diogo Lucas

Founding Partner
Impacto Capital
Cedric Motchebong

Cedric Motchebong

CEO
Build and Develop the Society
Kjersti Sjaatil

Kjersti Sjaatil

Senior Advisor
Oslo and Akershus University College
Rokiyatou Walet HATTAYE

Rokiyatou Walet HATTAYE

Special Assistant
UNOCHA
Nina Helene Lovmo

Nina Helene Lovmo

Senior Advicer
Oslo and Akershus University College
Eoin Sinnott

Eoin Sinnott

Director - Valuing Nature Initiative
World Wildlife Fund
Tadzoka Pswarayi

Tadzoka Pswarayi

Co Founder at Impact Hub Harare
Impact Hub Harare
Ashwin Ravichandran

Ashwin Ravichandran

General Manager
MEST
Gregory Omondi

Gregory Omondi

Market Engagement Manager
GSMA
Claudia Makadristo

Claudia Makadristo

Regional Manager for Africa
Seedstars World
Mutsa Samuel

Mutsa Samuel

Creative Consultant
Mutsa Samuel
Maryam Mgonja

Maryam Mgonja

EVENTS & CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP
Buni Hub
Constantine Nyanzero

Constantine Nyanzero

Business Development Manager
Udugu Institute
Miwanda Lainissi Cossa

Miwanda Lainissi Cossa

Founder of Muthiana Code
Muthiana Code
Ellen Fischat

Ellen Fischat

Managing Director
Silicon Cape
Irene Chikumbo

Irene Chikumbo

Programs Coordinator
Act in Africa

Venue

The event will take place at Gloria Hotel Av. Marginal Nº 4441 Maputo, Mozambique.