Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson Disrupt Africa

Tom Jackson

Co-founder Disrupt Africa

Tom Jackson is co-founder of tech startups platform Disrupt Africa and a tech and business journalist in Africa.

 

Check Out Kigali On A GURA eBike

Open to all delegates. Registration details will be added soon.

10.00

Kigali Ecosystem Tour

Meet the growing Kigali tech ecosystem, visiting local ventures,  ecosystem players and innovators. Places are limited and can only be reserved by purchasing the “Pro Delegate Pass” which includes the Ecosystem tour here.

10:00

Networking Reception – Invitation Only

The first networking event of Africa Tech Summit 2020, will connect delegates, speakers, sponsors and partners.This is strictly an invitation-only event for holders of “Pro-Delegate Passes” and “Investor Passes” and invited guests.

Register a Pro or Investor  delegate pass here.

19.00

Registration and Networking Breakfast

08:00 AM

Welcome Address

FUTURE STAGE

09.00

Opening Keynote – TBA

FUTURE STAGE

09.15

Africa Startup Summit – Opening remarks

by Tom Jackson

STARTUP STAGE

09.30

Future of AI: African Intelligence

FUTURE STAGE

09.35

Upping the stakes: creating a generation of funded African startups

STARTUP STAGE

09.40

Meet the continent’s new powerhouse: spotlight on Egypt

STARTUP STAGE

10.15

Cyptocurrencies – The future of money in Africa?

FUTURE STAGE
Breitner Nyantika – Strategy and Policy Officer – Capital Markets Authority Kenya
Akin Sawyerr – Strategy and Governance Lead – Decred
Hon. Michael Onyango – Ministry of ICT Kenya
Lorien Gamaroff – CEO – Bankymoon
Roselyne Wanjiru – CMO – Kesholabs Blockchain Centre

10.15

Morning Coffee & Networking

EXPO HALL

10.45

Mobile money and a cashless future

Martha Githui-Bett – Safaricom
Gerry Rasugu – Director – GSMA SSA
Jidia Gasana – Head of Airtel Money – Airtel Rwanda
David Nsengiyumva – Consultant
FUTURE STAGE

11.15

Cyber-security in Africa – the 400 pound gorilla tamed by AI

FUTURE STAGE

11.30

Fintech – investing in the hottest sector on the continent

Wale Ayeni – Regional Head, Africa VC Investments – IFC
James Clark – Head of Tech and Lifesciences – London Stock Exchange
Ceasar Nyagah – Investment Officer – Partech Africa Fund
Tokunboh Ishmael – Co-founder – Alitheia Capital
Fope Adelowo – Senior VP – Helios
FUTURE STAGE

11.50

Dubai Chamber’s GBF Mentorship Programme: Scaling Africa’s Startups

STARTUP STAGE

12.30

Networking Lunch

13.05

Breakout Session: Connect with the Indian Ocean islands

14.15

Pitch Live

STARTUP STAGE

14.15

Fundraising masterclass with funded startups and investment experts

STARTUP STAGE

15.15

Future of Fintech: Digital Payments, Lending & Savings

Amandine Lobelle – Head of Business Operations – Paystack
Eliud Mungai – Kenya Country Lead – Carbon
Djiba Diallo DIAO – Senior Fintech Advisor – Ecobank
Simeon Ononobi – CEO – ThankUCash
Jens Glaso – Founder – Blockbonds
FUTURE STAGE

16.45

Closing Remarks

17.55

Networking Reception

18.00

Morning Coffee & Networking

09.00

Future of banking – new innovations driving inclusion

Djiba Diallo DIAO – Senior Fintech Advisor – Ecobank
Herbert Olowo – Chief Information Officer – Stanbic Bank
Robin Barstow – CEO – I&M Bank
Chidi Okpala – CEO – Asante Financial Services Group
FUTURE STAGE

10.15

David and Goliath: re-imagining the corporate-startup partnership

STARTUP STAGE

10.15

Mobile consumer – big data, analytics and trends

Toyosi Odukoya – Head of Digital Transformation – Coca-Cola
Gerry Rasugu – Director – GSMA SSA
Mbali Ndandani – Africa Digital Lead – Unilever
CHAIR: Nicky Verd – Speaker & Writer
FUTURE STAGE

11.10

Future of Blockchain: Opportunities & Regulation For Africa

FUTURE STAGE

11.30

Future of Digital Entertainment

12.00

Accelerating Africa: making incubators work for local entrepreneurs

STARTUP STAGE

12.00

Food security – techs big problem to solve?

Stella N. Lugalambi – Director – Hamwe
Caine Wanjau – CTO – Twiga foods
Kenneth Obiajulu – Co-Founder – Farmcrowdy
FUTURE STAGE

12.25

Networking Lunch

13.05

Future of Blockchain: Traceability and Blockchain in Coffee; The Heart Behind The Matter

by Arthur Karuletwa

FUTURE STAGE

14.15

Afternoon Coffee & Networking

16.15

Future: Mobility, Logistics and eCommerce

Uche Okafor – Regional Manager – Bolt
Karan Singh – CEO – YEGO
Kagure Wamunyu – CEO, Africa Region – Kobo 360
FUTURE STAGE

15.15

Pitch Live

STARTUP STAGE

14.15

Startups for startups: 5 startups unpack common pain points with audience interaction

Breakout Session

15.15

Afternoon Coffee – Expo Hall

16.15

Francophone Africa – Insights and opportunities

17.00

eCommerce – Africa’s untapped potential

Closing Remarks

FUTURE STAGE

17.45

Africa Tech Summit Afterparty

18.30