The leading Africa-focused gathering of top investors, startups, and industry players for the continent’s growing tech and startup ecosystem
Chairwoman, Standard Bank Group
Co-founder HopStop, Beloved Ecosystem
Operating Partner, Index Ventures
Jacob de Geer
Founder & CEO iZettle
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CEO of Rwanda Development Board
Founder of Norrsken
co-founder of Klarna
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Welcome to the next frontier of tech and entrepreneurship
→ Africa is the world's fastest-growing economic powerhouse. By 2030, over 1 billion new African internet users are expected to come online.
→ Fintech attracted the Lion’s share of funding. 205 African fintech startups, 11.4% more than in 2021, raised a total of $1.5 billion during 2022.
→ The African startup ecosystem raised more than $6.5 billion in 2022, up more than 8% compared to 2021. This in spite of a global VC downturn.
→ Women-founded startups raised 22% of all equity rounds in Africa in 2022, up 2% from 2021.