Showcasing Africa's Emerging Technology Opportunities


    21st June 2017



    The Africa Technology Business Forum is an annual, one day conference bringing together technology innovators, business leaders and investors from across Europe and Africa to build partnerships and explore strategies for unlocking the emerging technology opportunities in Africa.


    With now ubiquitous mobile devices, new payment systems, increasing connectivity and internet access by a rapidly growing population, technology is radically re-shaping the African economic landscape causing multitude of new cross-sector opportunities to emerge.


    The Africa Technology Business Forum provides an opportunity to learn about these emerging trends and opportunities as well as showcase innovation in Africa.


    The Forum is organised by the Africa Technology Business Network (ATBN), a non-profit organisation committed to fostering technology, innovation and private sector enterprise as tools for driving sustainable growth in Africa.


    Media Spotlight: Africa Technology Business Forum 2016 featured in The Guardian

  • “Really excellent event with highly relevant content and a good diversity of speakers from different sectors. Really looking forward to the next one!”​



    21st June 2017, London

    “The event was great, I was able to leave with a better understanding of the trends in tech industry in Africa”



    21st June 2017, London

    “Good balance of presentation, breakout and networking”



    21st June 2017, London


    20+ speakers, 150+ business and technology leaders, investors and entrepreneurs, informative panels, expert-led roundtable discussions and a showcase of emerging innovation from across Africa.


    Join the discussion

    Over 20 experts and professionals in the technology, investment and Africa business space sharing their insights into the emerging technology trends and opportunities in Africa. Join in the discussion to share and learn about navigating the Africa technology landscape.


    Get actionable insights from industry experts

    Highly interactive round-tables discussion groups with 20-25 delegates led by an industry expert.

    These break-out sessions provide a unique opportunity for in-depth discussions around specific sectors or opportunities as well as highly curated networking with key business leaders and professionals.


    Highly curated networking

    With 50% of the programme dedicated to discussion groups and networking, the Africa Technology Business Forum provides a prime opportunity to connect with and learn from technology investors, business leaders and professionals with a shared interest in technology and investment in Africa.


    A showcase of emerging technology innovation

    By leveraging technology, Africa is leapfrogging traditional systems and has become the innovation ground for global solutions of the future.

    Hear from some of the startups and innovators at the forefront of this technology revolution.


    Our speaker line up brings a wide range of expertise in technology, investment and business in Africa. View full list

    Tomi Davies

    President - African Business Angels Network (ABAN)

    Frank McCosker

    General Manager of Affordable Access - Microsoft 4Afrika​

    Viola Llewellyn

    Co-founder - Ovamba

    Andrew Sekandi

    Associate Director KPMG

    Max Cuvellier

    Head of the Ecosystem Accelerator - GSMA

    Fiona Ghosh

    Partner - Addleshaw Goddard​

    Alix Murphy

    Senior Mobile Analyst -WorldRemit​

    Yvonne Haizel

    Africa Investment Strategist - Mitsui & Co

  • 2016 Sponsors and Partners

    Many thanks to all our sponsors and partners

  • Contact Us

    Contact us to speak about sponsorship, partnership or media opportunities.

    We look forward to hearing from you!