Innovation in the Data Age
11th – 13th October 2018 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Annual Gathering 2018
The 3rd edition of the AfriLabs Annual Gathering was held from 11th – 13th October 2018 at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with the theme ‘Innovation in the Data Age’.
The Annual Gathering welcomed over 500 attendees including AfriLabs network members from across Africa, investor groups like Venture Capital for African (VC4A) and African Business Angels Network (ABAN), Tanzanian government officials, developmental agencies like the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), corporate organisations and AfriLabs partners like IBM, Facebook, Liquid Telecom, Esri, GSMA, Google, Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), Growth Wheel among others.
As a prelude to the Annual Gathering, AfriLabs facilitated a workshop on 10th October. The workshop, sponsored by the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), brought together major ecosystem players to co-create AfriLabs Connect – which aims to proactively facilitate stronger collaboration among organisations who support entrepreneurs and innovators across the continent.
Former President of Tanzania
Board Chair AfriLabs, CEO AppsTech, Vice President African Business Angels (ABAN)
President, African Business Angels Network (ABAN)
GCTO, Liquid Telecom, Africa
Senior Data Scientist, Dell Technologies, USA
Co-founder & Executive Partner at LoftyInc Allied Partners Limited, Nigeria
Founder, Venture Capital For Africa (VC4A)
Program Manager, Google
GPL, UNICEF Innovation
Switzerland Embassy, Tanzania
Executive Director, CTIC Dakar & Francophone Representative, AfriLabs Board
Managing Director, iHub, Kenya & AfriLabs Board Member
Incubator Manager, iBiz Africa, Kenya & AfriLabs Board Secretary
AfriLabs Board Treasurer, Habaka Hub, Madagascar
Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation & Founding Director, American University in Cairo (AUC) Venture Lab.
Digital Transformation Business Development Manager, Esri
Senior Market Engagement Manager, Ecosystem Accelerator, GSMA
Project manager and Network Officer, JokkoLabs
Founder, mHub Malawi
Founder, Icealex, Egypt
Founder, Jamaa Funding
Founder, Network of Incubators and Innovators in Nigeria (NINe), Nigeria.