STARTUP AFRICA SUMMIT is a disruptive event designed to bring together innovative startups, investors, industry experts and ecosystem leaders to discuss business and investment opportunities in Africa.
STARTUP AFRICA SUMMIT is 3-day event of intensive learning experience and welcoming networking environment to enable startups from MENA and African Diaspora take the leap to the African Market, share experiences and foster cooperation and investment opportunities.
STARTUP AFRICA SUMMIT 2020 is a flagship event of the DIAFRIKINVEST and THE NEXT SOCIETY, organized by StartUp Maroc in partnership with ANIMA Investment Network and co-financed by the European Union.
Event Format and Content
From Thursday to Saturday, on the program we have workshops, B2B sessions with investors, buyers and potential partners, we have also panels and inspirational keynotes and roundtable talks led by experts in innovation and entrepreneurship from Africa and elsewhere.
(for Startups by invitation only)
Sales, Market And Investment
Several workshops designed around sales strategies and exploration of African markets, investment and fundraising preparations. The workshops will be led by the most well known experts in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
(for Startups by invitation only)
Startups with Buyer, Investors, Business Angels, Mentors and experts
Several B2B meetings for the start-ups founders with potential buyers (national and international), Business Angels and VCs from around the world as well as mentors and experienced entrepreneurs.
(for Business Angels by invitation only)
Workshops organized by MedAngels, the first network of Business Angels across all Mediterranean countries that aims to facilitate cross-border investment among the network members. These workshops are hosting Business Angels from Morocco and the Mediterranean region.
(open to public)
Inspirational conferences and panels led by investors, national and international start-up ecosystem players whom will debate investment and internationalization opportunities in Africa and Morocco as a bridge to the international market as well as the African.
Here is what you can expect from the STARTUP AFRICA SUMMIT 2020
One on One Meetings
Coaching & Mentoring
Workshop & Trainings
Panels & Talks
Mentors & Speakers
StartUp AFRICA SUMMIT 2020
Harry Tomi Davies
President African Business Angel Network
Nigeria / Royaume-Uni
Hicham Zanati Serghini
Directeur Général Caisse Centrale de Garantie (CCG)
Mohamed Salah Frad
General Manager of United Gulf Financial Services -North Africa
Président d'ANIMA INVESTMENT NETWORK
Founder and Gatekeeper at REDangels SGPS
Co-founder and managing partner at Brightmore Capital
Marta-Patricia Aparicio y Montesinos
Principal Investor at Orqa FPV
Vincent DI BETTA
Head of International Expertise Activities at Bpifrance
Director-MEST Consultancy, MEST Africa
Rachid OULAD AKDIM
PAX FRANCE -HEAD OF AFRICA
Khalil Jai Hokimi
Omar El Hyani
Investment Director at MITC Capital (Maroc Numeric Fund)
Serial angel investor and cofounder of the Mediterranean Business Angel Investment Network
Anouar El Haji
Founder & CEO at Veylinx
Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD, Founder The Interprize Group
CEO Afrikwity & Vice-president Bridging Angels
Board Member of Angels Santé/Angels for Health Founder of APHC Consulting
Alioune Séga Sène
Associé chez Sène & Cie | Corporate Finance Advisory
Managing Principal / Associé Gérant, LixCap
Amal Callies Kammoun
Head of France @Remitly
Entrepreneur, Business & Entrepreneurship Consultant, Mentor and Community Activist
Head of Innovation, R&D at Crédit Agricole du Maroc
Founder & CEO at CasbahTech
SVP Global Public Affairs Facilitylive
Managing Director of J2S Conseil and Business Angel