AfricArena is a conference that showcases Africa’s best startups and innovators in front of an audience of local and international investors looking for world-class talent.Sponsor Info
The Tour Challenge pre-selections will take place in several tech capitals of Africa. Pick a Challenge, select your country, upload your pitch and video, and get the chance to pitch at home in front of international judges.Tour Info
Pitch ideas to investor challenges or your product/service to startup challenges live in front of an audience of investors and venture capitalists. Meet and engage with delegates across a broad spectrum of industries, and connect with other talented startups.
Hear from an excellent panel of highly acclaimed speakers and communicators, and connect with other delegates across a broad spectrum of industries. Witness the best of African startups and innovators pitch creative solutions to real-world business problems.
AfricArena is the “Shark Tank” of startup talent in Africa, showcasing live investor pitches and startup challenges to real-world business problems. AfricArena is the perfect platform to uncover the best investment opportunities in the African tech innovation ecosystem.
Share the stage with an excellent panel of highly acclaimed speakers and communicators, and speak to a high-profile, captivated audience of everybody who’s anybody in the tech startup ecosystem space.
The first AfricArena conference took place in 2017 and represented an opportunity to explore tomorrow’s trends while unleashing some of the continent’s best startups and innovators.
The event brought together key figures in the international and African tech innovation ecosystem with the aim of promoting African Tech excellence. AfricArena 2017 saw 450+ attendees watching over 40 speakers and witnessing more than 2 million US dollars’ worth of deals being made.
The two-day conference paired more than 80 of Africa’s best startups with over 100 investors from across the globe, providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to really showcase Africa’s innovation talent.
“There were so many fantastic pitches, and it’s great to see how many fellow entrepreneurs are really trying to make a difference; solve problems and come up with solutions through this fantastic opportunity [that we now have] on the continent of Africa.”Obi Ejimofo COO of Asoko Insight
"AfricArena gives us that ideal platform, and puts us in front of [interested] investors, where we get to tell our story a little bit. The investors have an opportunity to ask questions such as what our plans are and what we need the money for."Nick Agyros Director of GotBot
"I love the fact that Africa is getting involved in this global village of technology"John Sanei Global Speaker, Best Selling Author & Innovation Strategist
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