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Africa Tech Summit is the leading event series focused on African tech and investment with Summits globally. Africa Tech Summit Connects continues the conversation with industry leaders, investors, and corporates providing you with insights from across the African tech scene.

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Africa Tech Summit is the leading event series focused on African tech and investment with Summits globally. Africa Tech Summit Connects continues the conversation with industry leaders, investors, and corporates providing you with insights from across the African tech scene.

    EP10 - Angel investing in African tech start-ups - insights from investors across the continent

    EP10 - Angel investing in African tech start-ups - insights from investors across the continent

    Africa Tech Summit Connects podcast shares insights from across the African tech scene. Subscribe for updates and join us at Africa Tech Summit Nairobi Sept 14-15, 2021 or Africa Tech Summit London December 8, 2021 - www.africatechsummit.comIn this episode active angel investors from across the African continent share regional insights on investing in tech start-ups.Moderated by Tomi Davies from Lagos Angel Network (LAN) this panel recorded at Africa Tech Summit Connects uncovers how local angel investors and syndicates are driving much needed investment in local tech start-ups and providing returns for angel investors highlighted by Stripes acquisition of Paystack and returns of 100X for early stage investors from the LAN syndicate.The episode unpacks deal flow, how new investors are getting involved, regional insights, the bridge between VCs and angel groups, and why angel investing is more than simply providing cash to start-ups to deliver real returns.Featuring: Tomi Davies - Lagos Angel Network - Nigeria Marian Kamel - AUC - Egypt Stephen Gugu - Viktoria Ventures - Kenya Zachariah George - Startup Bootcamp - South AfricaFor more content and updates on upcoming Africa Tech Summits visit www.africatechsummit.com

    • 42 min
    EP9 - Future Of FoodTech & Sustainability in Africa - With Neanda Salvaterra, Eleni Gabre-Madhin - blueMoon Ethiopia & Caine Wanjau - Twiga Foods

    EP9 - Future Of FoodTech & Sustainability in Africa - With Neanda Salvaterra, Eleni Gabre-Madhin - blueMoon Ethiopia & Caine Wanjau - Twiga Foods

    Africa Tech Summit Connects is an online series and event sharing insights from across the African tech scene. Subscribe for updates and join us at Africa Tech Summit Nairobi Sept 14-15, 2021 or Africa Tech Summit London December 8, 2021 - www.africatechsummit.comIn this episode we unpack the Future Of FoodTech & Sustainability in Africa. Moderated by Neanda Salvaterra this panel recorded at Africa Tech Summit Connects uncovers how technology is driving sustainability, yields and reducing food waste. This change is driven by a host of African innovators utilising IoT, blockchain, hydroponics and biotech.With AgriTech becoming "the new Fintech" (Eleni Gabre-Madhin) investment into the sector is growing through new funds, VC and angel investors, with insights from Bluemoon Ethiopia and Twiga Foods.Featuring: Neanda Salvaterra (Africa Tech Summit) Dr Eleni Gabre-Madhin (BlueMoon Ethiopia) Caine Wanjau (Twiga Foods)For more content and updates on upcoming Africa Tech Summits visit www.africatechsummit.com

    • 40 min
    EP8 - Connectivity in Africa - Cloud, cables & connectivity with industry leaders

    EP8 - Connectivity in Africa - Cloud, cables & connectivity with industry leaders

    Africa Tech Summit Connects is an online series and event sharing insights from across the African tech scene. Subscribe for updates and join us at Africa Tech Summit in 2021 - www.africatechsummit.comIn this episode we take a deep dive into Africa’s Digital Infrastructure and why the cloud, cables and affordable connectivity are critical for pan-African growth.Moderated by Boko Inyundo from DLA Piper this panel session recorded at Africa Tech Summit Connects also takes and a look at Ethiopia, Google Android in Africa, DLA Piper's insights across the continent and what Liquid Telecom are doing from Cape to Cairo to drive connectivity.Featuring: Boko Inyundo (DLA Piper) Mariam Abdullahi (Google) Honourable Ahmedin Mohammed Ahmed (State Minister, ICT and Digital Transformation Sector, Government of Ethiopia) Mike Conradi (DLA Piper) Ben Roberts (Liquid Telecom)

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    EP7: Fintech in Africa - Building a pan-African digital bank with Chijioke Dozie CEO of Carbon

    EP7: Fintech in Africa - Building a pan-African digital bank with Chijioke Dozie CEO of Carbon

    Africa Tech Summit Connects is an online series and event sharing insights from across the African tech scene, join our online Summit, Oct 20-22nd 2020 - www.africatechsummit.com/kigali/online/In this episode we have a deep dive into mobile financial services in Nigeria and across the continent with Chijioke Dozie co-founder of Carbon, who are building a pan-African digital bank. We also unpack mobile lending, financial inclusion regulation, fundraising bias and the need for more local African investors to support the ecosystem.For more content and updates on upcoming Africa Tech Summits visit www.africatechsummit.com

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    EP6: FoodTech in Africa - Inseco, a South African startup monetise food waste to deliver sustainable proteins with insects

    EP6: FoodTech in Africa - Inseco, a South African startup monetise food waste to deliver sustainable proteins with insects

    Africa Tech Summit Connects is an online series sharing insights from across the African tech scene.In this episode, we unpack FoodTech in Africa with Simon Hazell, Co-founder of South African food tech startup Inseco, who is monetizing organic food waste to deliver sustainable proteins using insects.We also unpack food security and the need for sustainable waste management to feed a growing population in Africa and across the globe.For more content and updates on upcoming Africa Tech Summits visit www.africatechsummit.com

    • 31 min
    EP5: Insurtech in Africa - deep dive with Jihan Abass founder of Kenyan insurtech Griffin Insurance

    EP5: Insurtech in Africa - deep dive with Jihan Abass founder of Kenyan insurtech Griffin Insurance

    Africa Tech Summit Connects is an online series sharing insights from across the African tech scene.In this episode, we catch up with Jihan Abass, the inspiring founder of Kenyan insurtech startup, Griffin Insurance, and how a simple interaction led her on a mission to digitise insurance in Africa, and paying claims in 15 minutes! We also unpack fundraising, investor bias, and the challenges overcome to build a growing tech business in Kenya.For more content and updates on upcoming Africa Tech Summits visit www.africatechsummit.com

    • 28 min

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