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AFRICARENA CAPE TOWN GRAND SUMMIT 2023 

We're thrilled to announce the upcoming AfricArena Grand Summit, a two day event that will take place from 5th to 6th December 2023.

If you haven’t got your ticket yet, get it soon because you don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to mingle and network with some of the top minds in tech, business, investment, finance and venture capital in Africa's thriving startup and tech ecosystem.

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Who WE ARE

Embarking on its seventh year, AfricArena holds a special position, engaging in three vital areas that shape Africa's economic scene: tech startups, corporations, and investors, including angel investors, venture capitalists (VCs), corporate venture capitalists (CVCs), and other institutional investors.

 

In collaboration with corporations, AfricArena orchestrates open innovation challenges with the goal of uniting these three spheres. The aim is to encourage shared investments and collaboration, propelling the economies and well-being of the continent forward. This approach reflects AfricArena's commitment to fostering a dynamic ecosystem where startups, established companies, and investors join forces for mutual growth and advancement in Africa's economic landscape.

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GRAND SUMMIT 2022

        The Africarena Grand Summit 2022 was held at the Majestic Old Biscuit Mill in Cape Town, South Africa from the 8th - 10th of November 2022.

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Africarena grand SUMMIT 2022 Highlights

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introducing AfricArena Open Innovation Programs

Is your startup ready to step beyond the ordinary and champion innovation for a brighter future?

Gathering the diverse pan-African tech community for our third event in one of South Africa's vibrant cities, we're in search of the most innovative startups across the continent. We extend an invitation to join one of our ten Open Innovation Challenges.

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introducing AfricArise 2023

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Rise, Raise and SCALE with AFRICARISE

AfricArise is a virtual pan-African startup investor network platform that connects startups and investors.

It is an annual program aimed at supporting startups to scale internationally through mentorship, webinars, coaching and investment deal support.

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Supporting African startups to showcase, raise funding, and scale internationally​​
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on AfricArena Wired

Download and register on the AfricArena Wired App to catch up on our events, find resources and build a stronger and richer network that will help you grow your venture.

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CONNECT

Connecting founders with investors and corporates.

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STRENGTHEN

Strengthening the international traction of 

Africa's most innovative tech startups.

Promote

Promoting the African Tech ecosystem and its opportunities.

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Attract

Attracting both entrepreneurs and investors to Africa.

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THESE ARE THE MOST EXCITING TIMES FOR AFRICA, IT IS NOT MERE RHETORIC OF AFRICA RISING; SO MUCH IS REALLY HAPPENING AND SO MUCH IS CHANGING. 

Irene Ochem

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF)

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