iAdvisory Exchange: Africa’s Technology Revolution- Opportunities and Developments
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Africa is in the midst of a technological revolution as new ideas, technologies and solutions sweep the continent. This wave of innovation has already produced successful ventures such as IrokoTV, M-Pesa, Jobberman, Jumia and Ushahidi and tech giants such as Microsoft, Google, Huawei and Facebook are investing and stepping up operations on the continent.
With a growing demand for technology solutions across all sectors combined with a conducive regulatory environment, the technology scene in Africa encourages innovation and presents many opportunities for both local and foreign companies. Hear from African technology entrepreneurs who will share their insights on the African market as well as Singapore-based tech companies that are breaking into the African technology space.
- Gain the latest insights on the technology landscape in Africa
- Identify promising investment and business opportunities
- Networking with companies from tech clusters in Africa and Singapore.
*programme subject to change without prior notice
Mr Yew Sung Pei, Assistant Chief Executive Officer, IE Singapore
|0940 - 1000||Overview of the Technology Scene in Africa |
Mr Jason Spindler, Managing Director, I-DEV International
|1000 - 1050||Panel Discussion 1 – In-market expert sharing on technology opportunities and challenges in Africa|
|1050 - 1110||Talent and HR in Africa’s Tech Sector|
Mr Jeremy Johnson, CEO, Andela
|1110 - 1130||Networking Tea Break|
|1130 - 1150||Africa and Asia tech sectors’ collaboration|
Mr Sechaba Ngwenya, Founder & CEO, Creditable
|1150 - 1240||Panel Discussion 2: Company sharing on operating in Singaporean/Asia and Africa|
|1240 - 1330||Networking Lunch|
Who Should Attend:
- CXOs, CTOs, CIOs, and Business Owners looking to cater to Africa
- Key decision makers from the Technology sector.
- VCs and institutional investors