Who WE ARE
AfricArena is an African tech accelerator that runs Corporate Open Innovation challenges throughout the African continent.
Going into its fifth year, AfricArena has the privilege of operating in three key spheres that underpin Africa’s economic landscape. These being: tech startups, corporations, and investors (i.e. angel investors, VCs, CVCs and other institutional investors).
Through open innovation challenges, in partnership with corporations, we aim to bring together these 3 spheres, to foster co-investment and collaboration that can move the economies and people of the continent forward.
Regional summits 2022
Africarena grand SUMMIT 2022
introducing AfricArise 2022
Rise, Raise and SCALE with AFRICARISE
AfricArise is a virtual Pan African startup investor network platform that connects startups and investors.
It’s an annual program aimed at supporting startups to scale internationally through mentorship, webinars, coaching and investment deal support.
Supporting African startups to showcase, raise funding, and scale internationally
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Connecting founders with investors and corporates.
Strengthening the international traction of
Africa's most innovative tech startups.
Promoting the African Tech ecosystem and it's opportunities
Attracting both entrepreneurs and investors to Africa.
THese ARE THE MOST EXCITING TIMES FOR AFRICA, IT IS NOT MERE RHETORIC OF AFICA RISING; SO MUCH IS REALLY HAPPENING AND SO MUCH IS CHANGING.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF)