Africa, an emerging market and also one of the fastest growing economies has met various phases of development and have experienced profound economic growth with many investors and foreign companies flowing into Africa to take advantage of the opportunities.
The role ICT has played to Africa’s development cannot be over-emphasized as people and companies can easily connect and share information and also use modern technologies in enhance their day-to-day business activities.
However, technology is rapidly advancing day by day and catching up isn’t so easy. It is predicted that most Start-ups business might not sufficient time to mature through business life cycles as new technologies emerge on a day to day basics.
The categories of latest technologies that are taking over the world by storm and altering the norms are called disruptive technology.
Disruptive technology has the power of making present companies/solutions relevant or irrelevant in future, as they enable you to achieve unimaginably more by doing less. It possesses capabilities of breaking the status quo and monopoly in technology, thereby allowing healthy and competitive business environment not
only for companies but for individuals.
Above all, it can empower Africans from individuals to SMEs to large organizations. It can place the power to do more in the hands of individuals, it can also give some Africans, a means of livelihood and thereby reduce the poverty rate and foster limitless development in Africa.
Disruptive Africa is an initiative designed to provide interested individuals/businesses with the needed knowledge support, hands-on trainings, through conferences, hackathons and other events, in order to provide a platform to support people/business to maximise opportunities in disruptive technologies and thereby foster economic growth in Africa.
Let’s disrupt Africa with Disruptive Technology for Development (DT4D)
|Location||Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria|
Cameroon, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda
|Sectors||Computer software, Creative, media and entertainment, EdTech, HealthTech, Internet, Mobile, Telecom|