At the heart of the SA Innovation Summit is the tech entrepreneur and this is evident in the entrepreneurial competitions, demo days, pitch battles that form part of the Summit event programme. Africa is earmarked as fertile ground for start-up investments. Through our competitions and programmes, we provide the space where investors get a chance to connect & cherry pick the entrepreneurs of interest to them through the Match & Invest platform that helps make connections easy.
2019 SUMMIT PIPELINE
1 Billion in deal making across sectors.
The pipeline of tech entrepreneurs that entered the various Innovation Summit competition rocks! Innovation and tech startups are alive and well in Africa. A total of 1340 bright, quick, fast-moving tech start-up entrepreneurs who are the most talented people in our society, entered the 2019 SA Innovation Summit competitions!
This year the Start-up to Scale-up stream will support dreamers, launchers, and business scalers alike. An exciting line-up of world-class speakers, panel discussions and master classes for entrepreneurs or aspiring entrepreneurs. A deep dive into understanding what the customer wants, how to optimise your marketing and sales, better pitching, implementing tools that make your business more efficient, strategize your business expansion, new technologies and how optimize them for your business and practical toolkits to help you take the business forward.