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Africa Tech Summit London – Highlights

Africa Tech Summit London, a conference which convenes African tech ecosystem players, fintech, international investors, key decision makers and innovators, celebrated its fourth anniversary on Tuesday. Reuters – Francesca Lynagh (video report)

Africa Tech Summit is a leading tech series providing insight and networking with the African tech ecosystem globally. With previous Summits in Africa, Europe and the US, their mission is to connect African tech leaders, investors, corporates and key stakeholders to drive investment and business forward, while also supporting the next generation of African innovators.



The Summit, part of London Tech Week, convened 300 African tech leaders, investors, corporates and key stakeholders to drive investment and business forward, while also supporting the next generation of African innovators who pitched at the event. The year’s Summit was supported by Facebook, Yego Moto, The Baobab Network and Founders Factory Africa.

After opening the market, delegates moved to Africa Tech Summit London which covered a range of topics including Mobile Financial Services; Investment; Blockchain; Digital; Payments and Lending; Scaling and Exits; Mobility; Tech For Good and Women In Tech roundtable. The Africa Tech Summit series provides insight and networking with the African tech ecosystem globally, with the flagship Africa Tech Summit  returning to Kigali, Rwanda on February 4th to 6th for the third edition, connecting 600 delegates.

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