Afric’Up – Africa Startup Summit in Tunis, will take place on 24th & 25th September, as 2019 marks the return of the largest event related to innovation and African Tech, under the auspices of the Tunisian Government, in partnership with Smart Africa Alliance, GIZ & Make IT.
This year, conferences and workshops led by more than 150 speakers and renowned investors under the main theme 'Smart Cities & Open Innovation in Africa, what opportunities for startups?'.
Afric’Up’s 2nd edition will offer a rich program that promotes discovery and learning through the many workshops (more than 30) led by international mentors, aiming mainly to equip and to promote a culture of innovation and collective intelligence, shared growth, and experimentation in African startups. The event will launch several challenges, actions, in addition to the first Makeathon in Africa, as there will be a 3D/VR contest to imagine the African city of the future, a startup pitch to choose 25 promising companies, a startup stage to showcase 50 startups to international investors, a graphic battle, a discoverability Training of Internet content with the OIF, a hackathon, a competition for the best mobile e-commerce application African Awards (ECMAA Awards), as well many other challenges.