Africa’s early stage investor community comes together November 15th and 16th, with a bonus ‘Cape Town Innovation Tour’ November 17th for the 4th annual African Early Stage Investor Summit – #AAIS2017. This exclusive investor-only event, hosted at Workshop17 in Cape Town, South Africa, unites key stakeholders in the ecosystem from across the continent to exchange best practices, share lessons learned and plot the roadmap for the future.
This years’ theme ‘START-SCALE-EXIT, F(o)unding Great Startup Teams Poised For Global Success’ focuses on the role investors play in working with startup teams to scale internationally and ultimately exit. Topics key to this year’s event will for example be:
- expanding from Africa to the world;
- building international syndicates;
- taking startup teams from idea to exit;
- angels exiting to VC’s.
Joining #AAIS2017 provides a unique opportunity for you to network with the most influential thought leaders in the early stage investment space and to plug into the African tech startup ecosystem. Learn and exchange knowledge with a network of top investment experts and exchange best practices with like-minded investors. Register now to get access to quality deal-flow and explore co-investment opportunities in the continent’s top companies.=
Tuesday evening – November 14:
Invite-only speakers cocktail (at the Waterfront – exact location TBA).
Wednesday – November 15:
Full day Summit at Workshop 17 (17 Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront) + the network dinner at Two Oceans Aquarium (Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront).
Thursday – November 16:
Full day Summit at Workshop 17 + World Bank Policy Meeting (invite only parallel track) + After party.
Friday – November 17:
‘Cape Town Innovation Tour’: Mainly for our overseas guests (limited seating + $50 contribution). This tour aims to give you a great introduction to the ecosystem, access to the entrepreneurs and leaders building the sector, and you’ll spend the day being hosted by industry experts who are embedded in the community. Register your ticket here.