This year’s event is back to back with Sahara Sparks 2019 from the 9th to 10th October 2019. Chanzo Capital and Sahara Ventures have partnered to caption the week “Africa 4.0 — Africa in the 4th Industrial Revolution” aimed at creating a platform for different stakeholders to not only discuss the role of technology and innovation but also invest in the entrepreneurs fostering social and economic development on the continent.
Angel Fair Africa is a deal-making event, which is bringing investors to invest in startups and early-stage entrepreneurs who are growing across the African continent, since 2013. The event, which has been held in Johannesburg (SA) 2013, Lagos (Nigeria) 2014, Accra (Ghana) 2015, Nairobi (Kenya) 2016, Abidjan (Ivory Coast) 2017 and Maputo (Mozambique) 2018 resulting in about $23M worth of deals and 1 exit, will this year bring 100 investors and entrepreneurs from within and outside Africa to Dar, Tanzania to do deals, network and learn from one another at the 7th Angel fair Africa — www.angelfairafrica.com
Mwasi Wilmore, CEO of Wilmore Group said
“bringing together a diverse mixture of the business community, innovators, and investors within Tanzania, across Africa and the world would create the right environment to facilitate strategic investment, foster partnerships and strengthen the network that would catalyze the local ecosystem and drive change”.
According to Jumanne Rajabu Mtambalike, CEO of Sahara Ventures, the week which would start with workshops, an entrepreneurs bootcamp followed by Sahara Sparks then Angel Fair Africa is crafted to explore the many levels of engagement when it comes to Africa’s leadership of the 4th Industrial Revolution.
Salum Awardh, Founder of the Tanzania Angel Investor Network (TAIN) reckons that Angel Fair Africa would help consolidate the various efforts locally and within the continent towards investments in innovative ventures that would spearhead Africa’s leadership of the 21st century in which Tanzania has a critical role to play.
Keynotes for the 7th Angel Fair Africa taking place in Dar, Tanzania from the 10th to 11th of October 2019 are Ali Mufuruki, Andile Ngcaba and Tim Draper.
About Angel Fair Africa
Angel Fair Africa is an event that brings together accelerators, incubators and emerging businesses from across the African continent and investors to do deals. More: www.angelfairafrica.com; contact — firstname.lastname@example.org
About Sahara Sparks
Sahara Sparks is among Africa’s largest innovation and tech-entrepreneurship event with global reach providing an avenue for discussion around technological trends and the use of technology to impact the community and drive positive changes. A platform for African businesses to showcase their products to investors and potential partners.
More: www.saharasparks.com; contact — email@example.com
Watch last year’s Angel Fair Africa impressions
|Organizer||Angel Fair Africa|
|Location|| Mlimani City|
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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