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Are you a tech, crypto, NFT, AI, #Defi, female founder in #Africa and your startup is ready to be heard by investors? Well, pitch it at the forthcoming AWIT Startup Week Africa Conference, which will put your blockchain-based innovation in front of blockchain investors and other stakeholders.
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StartUp Week Africa

The Startup Week Africa Conference is scheduled to take place on July 4-8, 2022 in Nairobi, Kenya, as a hybrid event. This conference will bring together a wide network of regional and global blockchain and crypto professionals and experts, entrepreneurs, and major industry executives for 5 days of top-level content and discussion covering in current trends Blockchain, Bitcoin, Defi, NFTs, CBDCs, Metaverse, Crypto Assets, Cyber Security & Cloud, AI and Big data and many more.
The Conference is organized by African Women in Tech (AWIT) and Startnev in partnership with SAP Women in Tech and Nairobi Garage with the aim of educating African women on the myriads of opportunities in the blockchain space giving them the opportunity to learn, acquire skills and creatively solve problems through innovation.

Why Should You Attend?

Meet Industry Experts Face to Face

Meet Industry Experts Face to Face The knowledge to be gained from listening to personal experiences, best practices and solutions is priceless, especially learning from some of the best minds in Africa Tech.

Networking Opportunity

Speak with representatives of various tech organizations from all over the world that have the resources you need to get moving and growing in this vibrant and fast-moving generation.

Tips & Strategies For Growing Women in Tech

The perfect blend of top executives, startup founders, innovators and disruptors provides the opportunity to learn from leading companies.

Invest in Yourself

An opportunity to be a better version of who you were yesterday is one you must take to move forward in your career. The African Women in Tech Event presents that opportunity, seize it today.

The Energy of Like-minded Individuals (Synergies)

Being gathered in one place with women who think exactly like you and want to provide life-changing solutions has got to be the dream. Gather and provide insights, ideas and tips from and to experts and ‘novices’ alike!

Break Out of Your Comfort Zone

Take the bull by the horns by seizing the courage to propel yourself in the direction of your biggest goals and ambitions. Come and be joined by women who have been in similar situations as yours and be empowered to break free.

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Startinev is a one stop enterprise innovation hub for start-ups. The organisation provides value driven solutions for early stage start-ups by facilitating business development, opportunities matching, growth support, business incubation, funding opportunities, events and mentorship. Startinev’s vision is simple, creating 1 million jobs through being the spark that turns ideas into great businesses. The mission is achieved through three (3) main avenues; Community Building, Program Development and Events.

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African Women in Technology event series, a product of IBOM LLC, was born out of a desire to connect, educate and empower women who are determined to advance their tech careers. We are dedicated to providing opportunities and a safe space for women to grow and lead in the tech space.

In a global expansion movement, IBOM LLC, along with its business partners, is continuing its mission to educate the African community by hosting the African Women in Tech events in countries across Africa.

Meet Our Speakers

Saudi Arabia
Yonah Welker
Yonah.ai / .org, EU Commission projects
Nigeria
Khaulat Ayomide Abdulhakeem
Founder, DiverseK
Kenya
Dada Boipelo
AfrofutureDAO - Marketing lead
Ghana & Germany
Kofi Obuobi
Gray & Gray Gallery ! Artist in Residency
Kenya
Roselyne Wanjiru
Utafiti
Nigeria
Confidence Staveley
Executive Director - CyberSafe Foundation
Kenya
Alice Anangi
Co-founder & CEO, Crypsense Digital Group
Kenya
Faizah
CRYPTOHUBKE
Germany
Sarah Borda
SAP, Project Manager
Kenya
Lynn Gitau Muthoni
Lynn Gitau Muthoni Meta-Versations
Kenya
Victoria Makena
Writer
Kenya
Margaret Njeri Ngigi
Kenya Nft Club - Community Manager
Kenya
Kabuu Kihara
Diagnosoft Healthcare Ltd.
Kenya
Joan Cherop
CO- founder LumenPay and Head Marketing Africa Blockchain Center and community manager Adanian labs
Kenya
Janet Kemunto
Future Tech Academy
Kenya
Josephine Mbatha
Umoja Labs - Head of Project Deployment
Kenya
Jordan Muthemba
Mara, Developer Relation
Kenya
Evelyn Mumbi
Growth Lead East Africa- Get Equity
Nigeria
Dr. Bright G. Mawudor
CTO at XETOVA
Canada
TiKA Simone
StereoVisual/Founder & Artistic Director
Kenya
Sheila Wanjiru
Crypsense/ Community Manager
Kenya
Amadou Chico Cissoko
Chicos Innovators
Kenya
Quinta Onditi
African Women in Technology, Advisory Board Member
Kenya
Theo Mwangi
Co-Founder at BitLipa
Kenya
Lush Angela
Founder of SisterSpeaks Global & Heels4Pads Foundation
USA
Alexandra Damsker
Crypto immersion, Principal
Kenya
CJ Neema
Dadas - Community manager
Kenya
Mary Ndinda
Founder-CFO Lead Solutions
Kenya
James Odongo
Kenya National Chamber of Commerce (KNCCI)- Nairobi County
Kenya
Wangechi Wahome
Sisule & Associates, LLP
Kenya
Frank Deya
Director Africa,Playbetr

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