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THE SA INNOVATION SUMMIT
IS THE LARGEST STARTUP EVENT IN AFRICA
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The SA Innovation Summit is the largest startup event in Africa. The Summit provides various platforms for developing and showcasing African innovation, as well as facilitating thought-leadership. We bring together top entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, policy makers and thought leaders to support startups and inspire sustained economic growth across Africa.

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As we enter a new decade, we have an exciting Summit planned showcasing tech from different spheres of industry. This year we will be going on-line and across the country and continent to find the most amazing tech and tech-enabled start-ups that are solving Africa’s problems. Find the right enabler, investor, corporate or entrepreneur on our Match and Invest platform, geared to help you take your business forward.

We will take a deep dive into what it takes to become a Rockstar Entrepreneur in Africa and taking the business to the rest of the world.

Introducing Start-Up to Scale-Up: equipping the young start-up with the tools to grow and expand their business beyond borders. 

The event will be extended by the launch of the SAIS Community, a platform offering year-long networking and matching, ongoing and regular virtual events and workshops as well as partner and start-up profiling and a marketplace.

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MEET OUR PREVIOUS SPEAKERS

Tabassum Qadir

CEO: UPRISE AFRICA

Michael van Straaten

CEO: Verimark

Dr Mmaki Jantjies

Senior Lecturer: University of the Western Cape

Kieno Kammies

Master of Ceremonies

Patricia Norris

CEO, Shareholder: CTE Investments

Dr Akintoye Akindele

Founder and Managing Partner: Synergy Capital Managers

FINALISTS IN OUR 2019 PITCHING DENS

Orion Herman

ANDZA Competition Winner: 1st Prize

Bandile Dlabantu

ANDZA Pitching Den Competition: 2nd Prize

Yves Matton

WineTech Competition Winner: 2nd Prize

Sheila Storey

WineTech Competition Winner: 3rd Prize

Tekwane Mwendwa

Africa Cup Competition Winner: 1st Prize

Giancarlo Bruno

Seda Competiton Winner: 1st Prize Winner