Africa Future Summit is the world’s most iconic summit curating an active network of investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians and business moguls. Each year the program gathers 1000 pioneers from across Africa and around the world to address and tackle challenges that affect Africa’s future.
The summit serves as a platform for influencers who are sourcing innovative solutions and partners that leverage exponential technology to accelerate Africa as the world’s final tech frontier hub.
The Africa Future Summit launched in 2018 with 300 influencers in New York City. For the 2nd (2019) annual Africa Future Summit, we welcomed 1000 heads of states, pioneers, business moguls, media influencers and cultural activists for a week of full activations during the United Nations General Assembly Week in partnership with SAP, Forbes8, Linkedin, Digital Ocean, Grow with Google, Microsoft, and the United Nations. The 3rd and 4th annual summit for 2020 and 2021 respectively took place online and with over 5000 digital delegates.
To accelerate developments within the Africa’s tech ecosystem, This year’s program structure is infused with round tables, partner matching, networking sessions and expert panels. During the course of activities involved in the summit, speakers will discuss a frontier tech investments, startup development and ecosystem building. The program concludes with a high profile call to action VIP session with summit speakers, sponsors and partners.
Over the years the initiative hosted tech summits in 10 countries including Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya , Ethiopia , Egypt, Morocco, Rwanda, Benin, Togo. In 2020, the initiative expanded to 20 countries recording the largest tech tour across the continent, welcoming close to 500 speakers and 5000+ guests on the tour.