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#AESIS2021

VC4A and ABAN are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the 8th edition of the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit (#AESIS2021) on November 4th and 5th 2021. This year the annual ‘for investors, by investors’ event bringing together Africa’s early stage investor community, will be online and offline until further notice with local investor meetups happening on the evening of November 3rd.

ORGANIZED BY

VC4A
ABAN

WHY ATTEND?

  • Meet and connect with the leaders from the Africa startup, innovation and investment industry
  • The latest trends, insights and industry research
  • Workshops and masterclasses for both aspiring and practicing investors by investors
  • Exclusive virtual networking and co-investment opportunities
  • Opportunity to nominate startups in your portfolio to attend this event

In short: a rich networking experience with a highly focused yet varied program.

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Supporting partners

Work in Progress! Alliance
Naspers

Hosting partners

British High Commission
The Cairo Angels
Cameroon Angels Network
Catalyst Fund
Dakar Network Angels
Dazzle Angels
Growth Alliance Partners
Goodwell
I/O Spaces
Jozi Angels
Rising Tide Africa
Wesgro

New this year: Investor meetups

On Wednesday November 3rd, investors will be getting together at one of the many live meetups organized by the Africa early-stage investor community in various cities across the continent. This is a chance to connect with old friends and new colleagues, to discuss what is happening in the market, and to form new partnerships and alliances for the year ahead. The meetups will close with drinks and networking fun!

Register here

#aesis2021 investor meetups

 

Speakers #AESIS2021

Headlining the Summit are renown international and local investors – with leading African angels and VC fund managers. Keep an eye on this page for speaker announcements. Speakers for #AESIS2021 include:

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Kola Aina
Ventures Platform
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Alberto Anton
Plug and Play
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Wale Ayeni
IFC Venture Capital
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Maxime Bayen
Catalyst Fund - BFA
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Ilyes Bdioui
Bridging Angels
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Idris Bello
LoftyInc Capital Management
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Fabrice Boullé
Compass Venture Capital
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Clive Butkow
Kalon Venture Partners
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Abu Bakr Cassim
Jozi Angels
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Llew Claasen
Newtown Partners
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Lauren Cochran
Blue Haven Initiative
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Tomi Davies
TVC Labs
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Marième Diop
Orange Digital Ventures
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Aly El Shalakany
Cairo Angels
Dina El-Shenoufy
Dina El-Shenoufy
Flat6Labs
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Tamim El Zein
Seedstars Africa Ventures
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Alexandra Fraser
Dazzle Angels
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Aaron Fu
Catalyst Fund - BFA
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Anton Gaylard
Crossfin Technology Holdings
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Zachariah George
Launch Africa
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Dario Giuliani
Briter Bridges
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Stephen Gugu
Viktoria Ventures
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Tokunboh Ishmael
Alitheia Capital
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Hari Joy
Blue Haven Initiative
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Yemi Keri
Rising Tide Africa
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Zeina Mandour
Cairo Angels
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Isabelle de Melo
Go Beyond Rising Tide Africa
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Danai Musandu
HPE Growth
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Gregoire de Padirac
Orange Digital Ventures Africa
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Hetal Patel
Mercy Corps Ventures
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Nivesh Pather
Newtown Partners
David S Rose
David S Rose
New York Angels
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Babacar Seck
Proparco
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Kevin Simmons
LoftyInc Capital Management
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Aniko Szigetvari
Atlantica Ventures
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Ryosuke Yamawaki
Kepple Africa Ventures

 

 

In good company

Investors

4Di Capital
800 ventures
Accion
African Development Bank
African Diaspora Network
Africatech Ventures
AfricInvest
AgVentures
AHL Venture Partners
Akili
Algebra Ventures
Angelhub Ventures
Anges Quebec
AVCA
Benin Business Angels
Beta.ventures
Blue Haven Initiative
Brooklyn Ventures
Cactus Advisors
Cairo Angels
CAN
CeedCap
Clifftop Colony
Compass VC
Congo Business Angels
CRE Ventures
Dakar Network Angels
Dazzle Angels
DER
DiGame
DMM.Africa
Earth Capital
EAVCA
EBAN
EchoVC
Empretec
Enza Capital
eVA Fund
FMO
fsdafrica
FyreFem
GAIN
GBAN
Glenheim
Glo Ventures
Global Innovation Fund
Global Partnerships
GoBeyond
Goodwell
Greentec Capital
GSMA
Havaic
HIMangel
Hivos
Hlayisani Capital
Horizen Ventures
Innovation Edge
Intelligent Capital
Invenfin
IetP
Investment One
iungo Capital
Jozi Angels
KAIN
Kalon
Kingson
Knife Capital
Kuria Capital
Kuwekeza Holdings
Lagos Angel Network
LoftyInc
Maine Venture Fund
Mercy Corps
Microtractio
Movement Capital
MTN
NACO
Nedbank
Neon Ventures
Nest
Newtown Partners
Orange Digital Ventures
Outlierz
Pepperfield Ventures
PIC
Quona Capital
Rising Tide Africa
RMI
SABAN
Samurai Incubate Africa
Sanaga Ventures
SAVCA
Seedstars
Shell Foundation
Silvertree Internet Holdings
Singularity Invest
Small Foundation
Spark-ng
SSE Angel Network
Starttech Ventures
Swedfund
Tanzania Angel Investors Network
Team Africa Ventures
Techstars
Teranga Capital
TLcom
Tmara
Total
Unconventional Capital
Valhalla Capital
VBAN
Ventures Platform
Village Capital
Visions2Ventures
 Zephyr Acorn

 

Ecosystem and media partners

Africa Capital Digest
AfriLabs
ANDE
AppsAfrica
Briter Bridges
Business Insider
Disrupt Africa
Fast Company
GEW
innov8tiv
JE Austin
Media24
MEST
Silicon Cape
Startupbootcamp
Startupbootcamp
Ventureburn

Your organization not on the list? Contact the organizers for opportunities and sponsor packages on team [at] africainvestorsummit.com. #AESIS2021