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WHY ATTEND

LEARN

Learn from the best and connect with the most influential people in the startup ecosystem

KNOW-HOW

Build entrepreneurial capacity through know-how

CONNECT

Find markets that will buy your product/ service

INVESTORS

Pitch to investors from seed to founders to series A rounds

MATCH & INVEST

Explore funding opportunities through our Match & Invest platform

INSPIRATION

Be inspired by and learn from founders and peers

WE ARE ENTREPRENEURS THAT STAND FOR ALL ENTREPRENEURS TO BE PROFITABLE, SCALABLE AND CAPABLE! 

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.

DEMO / PITCH BATTLES

2019 SUMMIT PIPELINE

How do the start-ups look that enter Innovation Summit competitions?
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!

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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.