The first 25 speakers from leading tech companies across Africa have been announced for the upcoming Africa Tech Summit Kigali.

The speakers confirmed include industry leaders from Facebook, Andela, BRCK, Taxify, AHL Venture Partners, Draper Dark Flow, Safaricom, Atlas Mara, BitPesa, babyl Rwanda, aKoma, kLab, iHub, Boomplay Music, what3words with many more speakers to be announced in the coming weeks.

The two day pan-African tech event supported by the Rwandan Minister of ICT and RwandAir, will take place on 14-15 February 2018 at the Kigali Marriott Hotel and is set to connect industry leaders from across Africa.

 Topics to be covered include Connectivity; Blockchain; African Mobility; Cloud and IoT; Investing; Solar; Mobile and Data; Tech & Talent; Future Trends; mCommerce; Payments and Credit ; Fintech; mHealth; EdTech; AgriTech; Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics; Virtual Reality (VR); Digital Media and Creative Tracks.

The mission of Africa Tech Summit Kigali is to drive business and investment within the African tech ecosystem.  The event will showcase some of the most exciting ventures and connect key stakeholders from across the continent while providing excellent insight and networking over two days, ending with a party in the hills of Kigali.

“We are delighted to welcome the pan-African tech ecosystem for Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2018,” said Hon Jean Philbert Nsengimana , Ministry of Youth and ICT. “We look forward to connecting with industry leaders and innovators, sharing our vision while gaining future insights from some of the brightest minds on the continent.”