• OVERVIEW

    The Africa Technology Business Forum is an annual, one day conference bringing together Africa-focused global technology innovators, business leaders and investors.
    The inaugural 2016 Forum brought together 150 delegates from 11 countries across Europe and Africa and was featured in the Guardian.

    WHO ATTENDS?

    The ATBN Forum brings together key players from established businesses, investment funds and leading consultancies to government agencies, ecosystem builders and startups to foster collaboration and create a balanced discussion around driving growth in the African technology sector.

  • WHAT TO EXPECT

    20+ speakers, 150+ delegates, informative panels, expert-led roundtables and a showcase of emerging innovation from across Africa.

    INFORMATIVE PANELS

    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. Register

    EXPERT-LED ROUNDTABLES/WORKSHOPS

    Get actionable insights from industry experts

    Highly interactive 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. Register

    CURATED NETWORKING

    Dedicated networking sessions & drinks reception

    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. Register

    STARTUP SHOWCASE

    A showcase of emerging technology innovation in Africa

    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. Learn more

  • Inaugural Africa Technology Business Forum London featured in the Guardian

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

    #ATBNForum

    “Good balance of presentation, breakout and networking”

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  • SPEAKERS

    Our speakers bring a wide range of expertise in technology & innovation, investment and business in Europe and Africa.

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    Tomi Davies

    President - African Business Angels Network (ABAN)

    Russ Shaw

    Founder - Tech London Advocates​

    Eric Guichard

    Founder & CEO

    Movement Capital

    Tamara Giltsoff

    Head of Innovation - Department for International Development (DFID)

    Raymond Guthrie

    Senior Partner - Global Innovation Fund

    Jess Williamson

    Director -Techstars

    Manji Cheto

    Senior Vice President - Teneo Intelligence

    Kofi Addo

    Head of Trade and Investment - Ghana High Commission, UK

    Yvonne Haizel

    Direct Equity Investments - Mitsui & Co

    Francesco Pasti

    Senior Analyst, Mobile Money Services - GSMA

    Elizabeth Rossiello

    Founder & CEO - BitPesa

    Imad Mesdoua

    Senior Consultant (Africa) -Control Risks

    Ido Sum

    Investment Director -TLcom Capital Partners

    Ramona Liberoff

    CEO - SPRING Accelerator

    Rob Withagen

    Managing Director - Asoko Insight

    Ade Adeyemi

    Consulting Fellow - Chatham House

    Olusegun Okubanjo

    Founder - OBSIDIAN

    Stephen Haggard

    Executive Chair - Eneza Education

    Danielle Treharne

    Business Development Manager for Africa - BIMA

    Chika Uwazie

    CEO - TalentBase

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