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ACCRA HOSTS Africa Technology Summit 2015

The Africa Technology Summit (ATS) aims to be the marquee annual technology event on the continent. They are bringing together a who’s-who of all parts of the African technology ecosystem, including telcos, banks, the usual multinational tech giants for discussion, deal making and collaboration opportunities. All these major players will be explaining their Africa strategies, and sharing what’s next for them on the continent.

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Speakers include some of the biggest names in the tech and mobile space, including representatives from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Vodacom and MTN, as well as a range of African entrepreneurs young and old.

Topics covered include: Investing in African Tech, FinTech, eCommerce, Startups & Accelerators, Connectivity & Access, among others.

Venue: Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra,Ghana

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 3,2015 – 8:00 AM, Wednesday 4, 2915 -5PM

Creators of the Africa Technology Summit, MEST is a training program, seed fund and incubator for African entrepreneurs, which has been recognized as one of Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in Africa in 2015. MEST was founded in 2008 by serial entrepreneur Jorn Lyseggen and since its inception, has trained 200+ software entrepreneurs and launched 20+ early stage tech startups via seed funding and mentorship.

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Stuff is the South African edition of the world’s leading tech publication, which is the global partner for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Stuff publisher and editor Toby Shapshak is also co-host of CNBC Africa’s Tech Busters and is curating the conference as chair of the advisory panel.

 

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