AfricArena Summit

What to expect

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AfricArena Summit is an annual conference that showcases Africa's best startups and innovators in front of an audience of international and local investors looking for world-class talent.

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Unconference

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For the very first time AfricArena will introduce a two-day Unconference in Cape Town ahead of the 2019 AfricArena Summit for you to discover the Mother City. The mission of the AfricArena Unconference is to provide an informal participant-driven meeting giving participants the opportunity for an unfiltered exchange of innovative ideas and more.

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AfricArena Challenges

French Tech Challenge

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

BPIFRANCE CHALLENGE

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

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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 EdTech Startups

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

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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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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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Dar Es Salaam Best of Ecosystem Challenge

We are looking for the best disruptive startups of Dar Es Salaam to represent Tanzania at the Afr ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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