Africa Tech Summit London (ATSLDN) is the leading African tech event in Europe providing unrivaled insight and networking with the African tech ecosystem.
International investors will connect with industry leaders from across the continent at Africa Tech Summit London on April 20th to drive business and investment forward.ATSLDN brings together 200+ tech leaders, international investors, entrepreneurs, African governments, trade bodies, media and leading ventures to drive investment and business between Africa and Europe.Learn from over 25 expert speakers and investors with passion, knowledge and experience from across Africa who share key insights, opportunities and trends from the African tech and investment ecosystem.
“Our vision for Africa Tech Summit London (ATSLDN) was simple, to bring together leading tech companies, investors, and entrepreneurs to explore key sectors, connect relevant stakeholders and drive investment and business between Africa and the rest of the world,” explains Andrew Fassnidge, Founder of Africa Tech Summit London.
“The positive response on last year’s inaugural event from leaders within the industry endorsed the need for such a platform in London. We are very excited to welcome back leading innovators, global investors, banks and mobile network operators from across Africa to connect in London for ATSLDN 2017, while also providing a platform for African ventures who want to expand globally,” he added.
Last year ATSLDN brought together the who’s who from the African ecosystem under one roof. Attendees included IFC, Savannah Fund, Atlas Mara, FNB, Opera Software, BRCK, South Africa DTI, Orange Digital Ventures, Leapfrog Investments, Barclays, TechStars, MEST, Standard Chartered, Worldreader, Linklaters, Mobi Hunter, Singularity Investments, Quona Capital, BitPesa, BBC Africa, African Business and Newsweek to name but a few.
- Leading investors, funds and VCs from Europe, USA and Africa
- Supranational investors such as the World Bank & IFC
- Leading tech companies from Africa & Europe
- African and UK Government(s) and agencies
- Mobile and telecoms ventures
- Banking and fintech leaders
- Media and entertainment companies
- African start-ups
- Businesses entering or expanding in Africa
- International Media
The Summit is organised by Appsafrica.com and is supported by Linklaters LLP, International Finance Corporation (IFC), and VConnect. The event will feature over 30 speakers including Etisalat Nigeria, Safaricom Spark Fund, Orange, TechCrunch, IFC, RedCloud Technologies, EcoBank, VConnect, Draper Dark Flow, BitPesa, VC4Africa, Linklaters LLP, The Economist, Quartz Africa, TechCabal, Disrupt Africa, ABAN and other leading ventures will share insights on the mobile, fintech, consumer, media and investment opportunities across the continent.