THE STAGE FOR AFRICA'S TECH FUTURE

where TBC when 09 - 10, November 2020
700+
Attendees
60+
Speakers
150+
Investors
30+
Media
32
Countries

2019 Speakers

AfricArena attendees get valuable insight from the best minds in business and technology.

Startups

AfricArena scours the continent for the best innovative startups. Here are some rising startups that have pitched and been showcased at AfricArena events.

AfricArena Challenges

French Tech Challenge

French Tech is the nickname of French startup ecosystem and all those in it—from bioscience to online...

AIR FRANCE KLM CHALLENGE

Among three finalists, get selected for the Air France KLM Group challenge and represent your bus ...

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VINCI ENERGIES CHALLENGE

In a world undergoing constant change, VINCI Energies focuses on connections, performance, energy ...

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HELLO TOMORROW CHALLENGE

The Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge is a world-renowned deep tech startup competition designed sp ...

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SA StartUp Nation Challenge by SA SME Fund

The SA SME Fund was established by members of the CEO Initiative – a collaboration between gove ...

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French Tech Challenge

French Tech is the nickname of French startup ecosystem and all those in it—from bioscience to ...

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ENGIE Africa Challenge 2019

ENGIE is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. In response to the urgency of c ...

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Sanofi Mental Illness Challenge For Start-ups

Sanofi South Africa’s vision in South Africa is to build a sustainable and diversified business ...

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Sanofi Diabetes Challenge For Start-ups

Sanofi South Africa’s vision in South Africa is to build a sustainable and diversified business ...

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Fantom Foundation Blockchain Challenge

Share with us your business idea to use Smart Contracts and Stable Coins to create practical solu ...

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Old Mutual Challenge

The Old Mutual Start-up Challenge seeks go-to-market solutions for the informal/lower-end market ...

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VIVA Technology Challenge for African Startups

VivaTech is the world’s rendezvous for startups and leaders to celebrate innovation. It takes p ...

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BPIFRANCE CHALLENGE

Among three finalists, get selected for the Bpifrance challenge and represent your business at th ...

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Ozow Challenge

Ozow is looking for an application/proof of concept (MVP) that demonstrates the most innovative u ...

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#FastTrackTech Challenge by ITC

Get selected as the winner of your country and bag the $5,000 cash prize!

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Founder Boostcamp by FSAT Labs

Get selected to participate in our Founder Boostcamp powered by the French South African Tech Lab ...

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AfricArena Tour Challenges

Casablanca Best of Ecosystem Challenge - 2020

We are looking for the best disruptive startups of Casablanca. The winner will represent Morocco ...

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Lagos Best of Ecosystem Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive startups in Lagos to represent Nigeria at the AfricArena S ...

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Dakar Best of Ecosystem Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive startups in Dakar to represent Senegal at the AfricArena 2 ...

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Tunis Best of Ecosystem Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive startups of Tunis to represent Tunisia at the AfricArena S ...

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Johannesburg Best of Ecosystem Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive startups of Johannesburg to represent South Africa at the ...

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Nairobi Best of Ecosystem Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive startups in Kenya to represent their nation and ecosystem ...

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Kigali Best of Ecosystem Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive startups in Rwanda to represent their nation and ecosystem ...

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Cairo Best of Ecosystem Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive startups in Cairo to represent Egypt at the AfricArena Sum ...

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Abidjan Best of Ecosystem Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive startups of Abidjan to represent Ivory Coast at the 3rd an ...

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Cape Town Ecosystem Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive startups of Cape Town to represent South Africa at the Afr ...

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Accra Best of Ecosystem Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive startups in Ghana to represent their nation and ecosystem ...

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Dar Es Salaam Best of Ecosystem Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive startups in Tanzania to represent their ecosystem at the A ...

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Addis Ababa Best of Ecosystem Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive startups of Casablanca to represent Morocco at the AfricAr ...

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News

A lot is being said and shared about AfricArena, its partners and tech ecosystems across Africa. Read on to stay in the loop.

Discovering The Startup Ecosystem in Kigali - Afri

Each year, we scour the major capitals of the African continent in search of the best and

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AfricArena, SA SME Fund launch SA Startup Nation C

AfricArena, SA SME Fund launch SA Startup Nation Challenge   Ventureburn. Staff R

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AfricArena Partners With Hello Tomorrow on their D

Hello Tomorrow's Deep Tech Challenge in Africa   For the second year, AfricArena

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AfricArena Tour 2019: Abidjan & Dakar Highlights

AfricArena Tour 2019: Abidjan & Dakar Highlights   The 6th, 7th and 8th destina

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AfricArena Tour 2019: Lagos Highlights – BLOG

AfricArena Tour 2019: Highlights from Lagos, Nigeria   Lagos was the sixth destin

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AfricArena @ Viva Tech 2019: Recap - BLOG

AfricArena made an indelible mark at the "world's rendezvous for startups and leaders" -

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SA’s Aerobotics wins President Macron Africa Tec

SA’s Aerobotics wins President Macron Africa Tech Award at VivaTech 2019 - Ventureburn

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AfricArena expands VivaTech partnership to create

AfricArena expands VivaTech partnership to create more startup growth opportunities - Vent

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Extended collaboration to boost African startups -

Extended collaboration to boost African startups - ITWeb ITWeb. Staff Writer. 17 May 2019

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AfricArena 2019 Investor Roadshow in USA - BLOG

AfricArena Investor Roadshow, in San Francisco & New York City: A Call for Investors

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AfricArena Takes 10 African Startups to Viva Tech

AfricArena Take 10 African Startups to Viva Tech Africa's top tech ecosystem accelerator,

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AfricArena Tour 2019: Kigali Highlights - BLOG

AfricArena Tour: Kigali Highlights   Kigali was the second destination (out of 12

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AfricArena Tour 2019: Nairobi Highlights - BLOG

AfricArena Tour: Nairobi Highlights The Tour is off to an awesome start!   Nai

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South African Startups Selected for AfricArena Viv

Four Cape Town & Two Johannesburg startups Selected for AfricArena VivaTech 20

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The Next $1 Billion for African Tech Startups: Af

Official Press release. Monday 15 April 2019, Cape Town. AfricArena 2019 announces expand

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AfricArena event to return to Cape Town after exte

AfricArena event to return to Cape Town after extended world tour DISRUPT AFRICA. APRI

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AfricArena announces 2018 World Tour to Introduce

PRESS RELEASE - April 24, 2018 Today AfricArena, in partnership with Wesgro & Silicon

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AfricArena 2018 Media Event - Press Conference

Post SA Investment Conference, AfricArena, Wesgro, and Silicon Cape Presents Deep-Dive int

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Africa to lead the innovation battle

Africa’s tech innovation talent search is off to a good start, based on the success of o

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AfricArena Forges Global Partnerships

Eleven startups from across the African continent, identified as “entrepreneurs for huma

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AfricArena Partners with Hello Tomorrow - Blog - A

_ AFRICARENA ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH LEADING DEEPTECH PLATFORM HELLO TOMORROW  

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AfricArena partnership was a key highlight at Viva

AfricArena is buzzing with excitement around our new, strategic partnership with VivaTech.

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Details On Our 5 Challenges - Blog - AfricArena

Ready for a challenge with AfricArena? Buckle up and stand the chance to

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VivaTech partners with Africa’s leading ecosyste

PRESS RELEASE - May 25, 2018 VivaTech expands its African focus with first-ever partnersh

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Discovering The Startup Ecosystem in Nairobi - Afr

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Sponsors and Partners

AfricArena teams up with corporate and institutional partners under the banner of utlizing business and technology as a force for good in uplifting the African continent.

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