AFRICA
summit

13 Dec 2018

Event description

The Regional Summit is the final event of our tour in Africa, held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania! After visiting more than 25 different countries from May to November 2018, 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 25 Seedstars World local winners will take part to the intensive Seedstars Growth Bootcamp as well as to an Investor Day. The Africa 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!

If you're a journalist, a blogger or a content producer who wishes to attend and cover the event, please request your media code at [email protected]

Attendee Registration

Program

8:00 - 9:00

Registration and breakfast

9:00 - 12:15

Startup Bootcamp morning sessions

12:15 - 13:15

Lunch and networking

13:15 - 17:00

Startup Bootcamp afternoon sessions

18:30 - 21:00

Entrepreneurs' dinner

7:00 - 8:00

Registration and breakfast

8:00 - 08:30

Welcome to the day

08:30 - 12:30

Seedstars Bootcamp Sessions

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 17:00

1:1 investment meetings / mentoring

17:00 - 17:50

Pitch deck fine-tuning

17:50 - 18:30

Transfer

18:30 - 21:00

Executive dinner at the Swiss Ambassador's Residence

9:00 - 10:20

Registration and breakfast

10:20 - 12:30

Investors-only workshops

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch and networking

13:30 - 17:00

1:1 Investors meeting with start-ups

17:00 - 17:50

Additional meetings (if requested)

17:50 - 18:30

Transfer

18:30 - 21:00

Executive dinner at the Swiss Ambassador's Residence

7:30 - 8:15

Registration and light breakfast

8:15 - 12:45

Invite-only thematic workshops with industry experts

12:45 - 14:00

Lunch and networking

14:00 - 14:30

Seedstars Africa: Welcome notes

14:30 - 15:25

Session #1: Take-off

Marcello Schermer - Taking the plunge Seedstars Winners Start-up pitches x5

15:25 - 16:15

Session #2: Builders

Ecosystem builders throughout Africa Seedstars Winners Start-up pitches x5

16:15 - 16:25

Special Prize Announcement

16:25 - 17:05

Break

17:05 - 17:40

Session #3: The Movement

Eldrid Jordaan - Building civic engagement across Africa Seedstars Winners Start-up pitches x5

17:40 - 18:25

Session #4: Year of She

Lilian Makoi - What it takes to scale Seedstars Winners Start-up pitches x4 Closing remark : Doreen Kessy - Authenticity : a rare currency

10:00 - 15:30

'Silicon Dar' Ecosystem Tour

Partners

Seedspace Dar es Salaam
Microsoft 4Afrika
Swiss Embassy in Tanzania
Vaud
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Raha
Luminate
Botnar Foundation
Merck
HDIF
Smart Lab
I4ID
Google

Speakers

Aimonia Cabral

Aimonia Cabral

Founder
Bandim Online
Rick Bongani Masuku

Rick Bongani Masuku

Head of farming operations
Rera online farm
Serge Boupda

Serge Boupda

Co-Founder
Diool
Tarik Hilali

Tarik Hilali

Startup & Scale-up Evangelist
Microsoft
Fanny Dauchez

Fanny Dauchez

Business Development Francophone Africa
Seedstars World
Alessia Balducci

Alessia Balducci

General Manager, Seedspace Lagos, Nigeria
Seedstars
Eldrid Jordaan

Eldrid Jordaan

Founder and Chief Executive
GovChat
Shudhan Kohli

Shudhan Kohli

Managing Partner
Grey Elephant Venture
Modou Njie

Modou Njie

CEO
MONEY FARM GAMBIA
Martin Karanja

Martin Karanja

Market Engagement Director
GSMA
Lorraine Davis

Lorraine Davis

Community Manager - Seedspace Cape Town
Seedstars
Emerson Paim

Emerson Paim

CEO
Kubinga
Samba Sow

Samba Sow

CEO
SUDPAY SA
Opeyemi Akinwoleola

Opeyemi Akinwoleola

CEO / Co-Founder
DropQue
Rene Fourie

Rene Fourie

Multichannel Marketing Manager
Merck
Marcello Schermer

Marcello Schermer

Expansion
Yoco
Boi Rasmussen

Boi Rasmussen

Founder
MyFoodness
Luis Fernando Jr

Luis Fernando Jr

Commercial Manager
WenaData
Adelaide Odhiambo

Adelaide Odhiambo

Founder
Bluewave Insurance Agency Limited
Fredrik Andersson

Fredrik Andersson

Investment Manager
Seedstars
Doreen Kessy

Doreen Kessy

Chief Business Officer
Ubongo
Olivia Zank

Olivia Zank

Founder
BeneFactors Ltd
Sedric Degbo

Sedric Degbo

Founder
REMA
Pascal Kanik

Pascal Kanik

Founder
Labes Key - schoolap
Peter Awin

Peter Awin

CEO
Cowtribe Technology Ltd
Thomas Brennan

Thomas Brennan

Founder
Franc Group
Ogwal Joseph

Ogwal Joseph

Founder
Agro Supply Uganda Limited.
Edwin Bruno

Edwin Bruno

Founder & CEO
SMART CODES
Maryam Mgonja

Maryam Mgonja

Associate for East Africa
Seedstars

Mentors

Francois NGENYI

Francois NGENYI

Managing Director
sycomore venture
Wende Mengele

Wende Mengele

Head of Transaction Banking
Ecobank Tanzania
Anna-Maria Mbwette

Anna-Maria Mbwette

Account Manager
Pontem Ventures
Tahira Nizari

Tahira Nizari

Managing Director
Kazi Yetu
Thembe Khumalo

Thembe Khumalo

Managing Director
Brandbuilder
Lillian Secelela Madeje

Lillian Secelela Madeje

Co-Founder
Ekihya
Hafiz Juma

Hafiz Juma

Pontem Ventures
Ivan Tarimo

Ivan Tarimo

Founding Partner
BANKABLE TANZANIA
Mutsa Samuel

Mutsa Samuel

Founder
UbuntuLab
Basil Malaki

Basil Malaki

Communication & Outreach Lead
Energy Change Lab
Angela Homsi

Angela Homsi

Founding Partner
Angaza Capital
Eliguard Dawson

Eliguard Dawson

Country Director
Digital Opportunity Trust Tanzania
Tanya Mulamula

Tanya Mulamula

Managing Director
STUDIORED Communications
Ismail Biro

Ismail Biro

Managing Director
Tanzania Bora Initiative
Miranda Naiman

Miranda Naiman

Founder & Managing Director
Empower
Charles Matondane

Charles Matondane

CEO
Nefrids Africa Limited
Jonathan Timóteo

Jonathan Timóteo

Editor
Menos Fios
David Jeng

David Jeng

Founder and Managing Consultant
Bliss Executives
Silke J Mattern

Silke J Mattern

Tax Partner
Ernst & Young
Juliana Kayombo

Juliana Kayombo

Project Manager
Smartlab
Emanuel Feruzi

Emanuel Feruzi

Production Manager - Engagement
K15 PHOTOS part of HUB26 CO
Shaukatali Zahir Hussein

Shaukatali Zahir Hussein

Technical Director
ROBOTECH
Linus Wamanya

Linus Wamanya

Co-Founder
ICT Innovators
Paul Bomani

Paul Bomani

Pontem Ventures
Lillian Mbayiwa

Lillian Mbayiwa

Africa Marketing Strategy and Planning
Old Mutual
Kamanga Kapinga

Kamanga Kapinga

Partner
Vervet Global
Joel Epalanga

Joel Epalanga

Managing Director
Kianda Hub

Venue

The event will take place at Kisenga LAFP Conference Center.