Seedstars Africa summit comes to Kigali, Rwanda from December 9

Startups from the continent have an opportunity to pitch their ideas and innovations at the Seedstars Africa summit set for Kigali, Rwanda in the first week of December this year.

The Kigali regional summit is the final event in the Seedstars Africa tour, as the team has so far visited more than 20 cities in 16 different countries from May to November 2016. The summit will bring together the best entrepreneurs from across the continent for the three-day conference to be held under the theme: “The future built in Africa.”

The event runs from December 7 – 9, 2016.

“We will be joined by the best people from corporate, government, startup, the investment world to share knowledge, connect regional/global stakeholders and to inspire attendees to believe in the potential of innovation on the African continent,” states the event’s announcement.

Speakers for the event will include Rwanda’s Minister of ICT as well as executives from Microsoft, Zipline, Intel, Africa 2.0, Orange, Google, SafeMotos, GSMA, Rwanda Development Board, 42 Kura and many many more.

The 16 Seedstars World local winners will take part in an intensive bootcamp and an investor day. The Summit will end with a regional conference. Seedstars Africa is modelled as an event “open to public filled with disruptive conferences, networking sessions, inspirational talks and workshops about how to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through entrepreneurship and technology.”


Additional details about the event – including registration and overall agenda – are available on the website.


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