Africa’s Largest Tech Tour Launches in 10 Countries Across the Continent

Africa’s Largest Tech Tour Launches in 10 Countries Across the Continent

ATTN: Annual Africa Future Summit Tour 

DATE: November 12 – December 20th, 2019 

LOCATION: Various Locations 

MEMO: An initiative hosted in partnership with Forbes8, the YMCA, the Africa Future Fund, and the Global Startup Ecosystem. 

[September 20, 2019 – New York, USA] The Africa Future Fund will sponsor the largest tech tour across the African continent scheduled for November – December 2019. The Africa Future Summit tour will bring together heads of states, pioneers, business moguls, media influencers and cultural activists in key tech hubs such as South Africa, Rwanda, Kenya , Ethiopia , Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana. The initiative is hosted in partnership with Forbes8, the YMCA, Github and the Global Startup Ecosystem. 

The tour will teach fundamentals of frontier tech investments, startup development and ecosystem building via exclusive sessions with award winning local and international experts. Each country will feature its on combination of on site workshop training, networking round tables, live Q/A sessions with speakers and sponsors, attendee spotlight features, exhibitor showcase demos and VIP networking dinners and after parties. To accelerate developments within Africa’s tech ecosystem, the agenda curriculum will include training sessions on future technologies (Ai, Blockchain, Virtual Reality, Space, Nanotechnology, Internet of Things etc) and career development sessions on personal branding, digital entrepreneurship and future of work workshops. 

Historically, the Africa Future Summit launched in 2018 with 300 influencers in New York City. For the 2nd annual Africa Future Summit, 1000 global delegates were welcomed for a week of full activations during the United Nations General Assembly Week in partnership with SAP, Forbes8, Linkedin, Digital Ocean, Grow with Google, Microsoft, and the United Nations. Each year the Africa Future Summit gathers delegates from across Africa and around the world to address and tackle challenges that affect Africa’s future. The summit serves as a platform for influencers who are sourcing innovative solutions and partners that leverage exponential technology to accelerate Africa as the world’s final tech frontier hub. The initiative is a part of a multi year roadmap to 2030 to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals for Africa powered by the Global Startup Ecosystem.

As an affiliate to the Global Startup Ecosystem, The Africa Future Summit boast a speaker network that includes: Jack Dorsey (Founder of Twitter), Ndaba Madela (Grandson of Nelson Mandela/ Chair Africa Rising), Ben Horowitz (Investor Twitter, Facebook), Tim Draper (Investor in Skype, Hotmail etc); Naveen Jain (Founder of Moon Express, Viome etc.); Current President of Haiti Jovenel Moise; Vicky Jeudy from Netflix Orange is the New Black;  and VP+CEOs from Google, Facebook, Airbnb, Uber and more. 

To join the free tour please RSVP here: 

For interests related to speaking, sponsorships, and partnerships, please direct inquiries to

About Africa Future Summit: Africa Future Summit is the world’s most exclusive event featuring Africa’s growing network of exponential tech influencers. The annual program brings together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, pioneers, and creatives under one roof to address the greatest exponential technologies launching across the continent and its future role as the world’s final tech frontier. 

Africa Future Summit Media Team



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