The SA Innovation Summit is the largest startup event in Africa. The Summit provides various platforms for developing and showcasing African innovation, as well as facilitating thought-leadership. We bring together top entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, policymakers and thought leaders to support startups and inspire sustained economic growth across Africa.
ORIGINATE – Source the best start-ups in Africa
Curate and implement programs to source start-ups according to specific partner criteria
SHOWCASE – Provide platforms for start-ups to promote themselves
Create platforms that showcase the latest tech and innovation trends and thought leadership
CONNECT – Bring top talent & experts together to meet & form partnerships
Match entrepreneurs & investors
Create a community to share knowledge, trends, opportunities and business support.
CAPACITATE – Grow know-how
Equip entrepreneurs with tools to grow and expand business
Host world-class masterclasses and workshops, hackathons and Open Innovation Challenges that support economic growth through building the ecosystem and co-creating solutions to solve African challenges
INNOVATION SUMMIT 2021
September – Cape Town & Online
The SA Innovation Summit returns in September where we will explore the biggest challenges, trends and opportunities within Africa with top industry experts and inspiring leaders. We will be moving around on the world map taking deep dives into how to do business in those countries and talking start-up acts, cross-continent collaboration and partnerships.
This two-day event will explore the renewed urgency for accelerated innovation and economic transformation and the role of innovation, start-ups and investment within that.
SA INNOVATION SUMMIT PRESENTS:
Africa as a marketplace for Start-ups
The Expanding Horizons Edition… Tapping into the international success stories and country conditions that make for attractive entrepreneurial growth.
TECH STARTUPS ARE STARTING TO PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN AFRICA.
Let’s take a deep dive into the start-up landscape in Africa and hear from countries and the start-ups what makes it work for them and what doesn’t.
Founders, investors and trade organizations from various countries share their insights:
- Viability of the African Market
- Proof of concept and selling the product in Africa
- How to do business in Africa / How to scale in Africa
- How to expand in Europe and Asia
WE UNPACK ECO-SYSTEM REALITIES AND WE UNPACK SUCCESS STORIES.