Pioneering Change Throughout Africa’s Deep Tech, AI and Green Economy Hubs 

Join us at this year’s AfricArena Johannesburg Deep Tech, AI & Green Economy Summit as we kick off our first leg of our AfricArena Tour 2024! Book your tickets here: 


Why Attend?

  • +250 Investors

Network with over +250 investors, venture capitals, limited partners and general partners from across the African continent, Europe, US and Asia 


  • +30 Speakers and Panellists

Listen to over 30 world-class speakers who are among the top minds in tech, business, finance, venture capital, private equity, media and policy share key insights into Africa’s burgeoning tech and investment ecosystem. 


  • +20 Startups 

Watch 20 of the top tech startups within Southern Africa and from across Africa pitch their highly scalable ventures to an audience of over 250 investors in intense pitch battles to win the prestigious Best Tech Startup title in their respective pitch track categories. 


The AfricArena Tour 2024 

This year, AfricArena will organize 6 hybrid events across 4 regions in Africa, as part of its annual AfricArena Tour that sees AfricArena search the African continent for its top tech startups that are propelling the continent’s tech and investment ecosystem into the future, helping to solve global issues with innovative solutions. 


Each regional round, starting in Southern Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa) and stretching across the continent to West Africa (Abidjan, Ivory Coast), North Africa (Marrakech, Morocco and Tunis, Tunisia) and East Africa (Nairobi, Kenya) act as a semi-final pitch session, building up excitement toward the annual grand finale, the AfricArena Grand Summit in Cape Town. The Grand Summit is where the overall continental winners known as Africa’s best tech startups will be announced. 


The thrilling Pan-African events play a crucial role in bringing together startups, investors, venture capitalists, ecosystem builders, corporations, business leaders and policymakers operating in each region and across Africa together to strengthen and build Africa’s thriving tech and investment ecosystem. 


Join us at our first leg of our AfricArena Tour 2024 for our one-day AfricArena Johannesburg Deep Tech, AI & Green Economy Summit at Africa’s largest startup campus, 22 On Sloane in Bryanston, Johannesburg on 23 April 2024. 


Here, during this one-day conference at 22 On Sloane’s prestigious, cutting-edge startup campus, delegates will have the opportunity to listen to 20+ carefully selected tech startups from Southern Africa and across Africa in specific sectors ranging from Seed stage to Growth stage pitch on the AfricArena Johannesburg stage before an audience of +250 investors. 


Delegates will also have an opportunity to listen to 30+ top keynote speakers, moderators and panellists, each experts in various fields spanning tech, business, finance, venture capital, private equity, media and policy delve into the latest insights  of Africa’s ever turning, ever evolving tech and investment ecosystem. 


Who Attends the AfricArena Summit? 


The AfricArena Summits bring together Africa’s top tech startups and the brightest minds in Africa and the world together to build, strengthen and accelerate Africa’s tech and investment ecosystem. 


Last year, the AfricArena Summits were supported by AWS Startups, City of Cape Town, FMO - Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank, GIZ, GREAT Britain, Launch Africa Ventures, Methys Group, Saint-Gobain, Savant, Silicon Overdrive and Technology Innovation Agency.
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