Africa Tech Festival will once again host a thrilling live pitch competition where the continent’s most promising start-ups and scale-ups will battle on stage in front of hundreds of start-ups, investors and tech leaders on 16 November.
Returning on 13-16 November, Africa Tech Festival is a jam-packed, energy-filled week that celebrates Africa’s vibrant tech scene. We bring a passionate community of 15,000+ movers and shakers and showcase the most inspiring examples of tech as a force for good.
Organised in partnership with Startup World Cup, powered by Pegasus, the winner of Africa Tech Festival’s Pitch Competition will be selected to attend the Startup World Cup final, held in San Francisco on 1 December 2023, with the chance to win $1,000,000!
How? Thanks to a supercharged programme where thrilling new features, content and experiences run alongside the main stars of the show, namely our anchor events AfricaCom, AfricaTech and AfricaIgnite.
Speakers at the event include Brelotte Ba, Deputy CEO of Orange Middle East and Africa Orange, H.E. Dr. Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, Minister in the Presidency responsible for Electricity, The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa, H.E. Minister Mondli Gungubele, Minister Ministry of Communications and Digital Technologies, The Republic of South Africa, Funke Opeke, CEO MainOne, Anna Gomez, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), H.E. Minister Amara Kallon, Minister Ministry of Public Administration and Political Affairs, The Republic of Sierra Leone
“The Africa Tech Festival was amazingly well organised and run from the moment you entered the venue. The event had a good combination of some interesting speakers and great networking opportunities. We will be back next year,” says Director of Marketing at Be Mobile Africa.
Cape Town, this November, is YOUR gateway to the future. Join us to experience a perfect balance of business opportunities, future-focused content and true festival fun that will help you power the continent’s digital transformation.