For the first time, Station F will host, on May 15, 2019, the African Tech at Afrobytes IV.

Afrobytes is an international marketplace that brings together innovative companies
eager to develop in African markets. Will thus find themselves under one roof, the
innovation ecosystems of Anglophone and Francophone Africa, to which will be added
actors from Europe, the United States and Asia. Every year, the big names of the Tech
Global such as Paypal, Alibaba, Vodafone, Orange, Google, Facebook, Eutelsat, Kaspersky, SAP,
and many more … join more and more Afrobytes to accelerate their strategy
African.

Via its exclusive format, called “Pitch My Country”, Afrobytes will offer focus on six markets
of Africa: Ghana, Ethiopia, South Africa, Morocco, Democratic Republic of Congo and
Nigeria. These countries will be “pitched” by high-growth startups selected by
local partners of Afrobytes.
The 10 best startups in French-speaking Africa of the brand new program Africa Excelle de la
World Bank will take advantage of this event to fundraise with
investors.

This year, Afrobytes will present its selection whose numerus clausus is set at 3 startups per year:
– Authgate, solution coupling Fintech and IoT for businesses – South Africa
– Kahawa1893, premium coffee brand 100% traceable thanks to Blockchain – Kenya / Silicon
Valley
– Zayride, future unicorn of intelligent transport in a market of 110 million inhabitants –
Ethiopia

The founders Haweya Mohamed and Ammin Youssouf are pleased to announce that Afrobytes has joined
this year the highly selective network of European Startup Sesame conferences alongside
Best European Tech Conferences: Slush, TNW Conference, 4YFN, Hello Tomorrow,
Pionners, France Digitale …

More than ever, Afrobytes is positioning itself as a strategic bridge between the actors of the new
African economy and the actors willing to address the needs of the future continent with the largest population and
the youngest. See you on May 15th in Paris!

When: 09h to 20h
Where: @Station F, 5 Parvis Alan Turing, 75013 Paris

About Afrobytes:
Afrobytes is based in Paris at Station F and was founded by Haweya Mohamed and Ammin Youssouf.
Whether in Paris, London, New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Nairobi or Addis Ababa,
Afrobytes’s mission is to connect the best of African Tech with the best of
World Tech. To do this, the company organizes international technology events
to give the African Tech global visibility.

Large companies such as Facebook, Google, Consensys, SAP, Kaspersky, LVMH, Sanofi,
JCDecaux, Instagram, Alibaba and many others participated in Afrobytes to meet
the best technological talents in African markets.

These events are covered by international media such as BBC, France 24, Quartz,
TechCrunch, Black Enterprise, Forbes, TV5Monde, Les Echos and Le Figaro.

The work and influence of Afrobytes are now recognized around the world. In 2018, both
founders were ranked among the 100 Most Creative People in the World of Business
by Fast Company magazine (rank 94-95) and the 50 Most Bold Entrepreneurs by the
Entrepreneur magazine.

About The Author

CEO AfrikaTech

Comme beaucoup de personnes j’ai connu l’Afrique à travers des stéréotypes : l’Afrique est pauvre, il y a la guerre, famine… Je suis devenu entrepreneur pour briser ces clichés et participer à la construction du continent. J’ai lancé plusieurs entreprises dont Kareea (Formation et développement web), Tutorys (Plate-forme de e-learning), AfrikanFunding (Plate-forme de crowdfunding). Après un échec sur ma startup Tutorys, à cause d’une mauvaise exécution Business, un manque de réseau, pas de mentor, je suis parti 6 mois en immersion dans l’écosystème Tech au Sénégal. J’ai rencontré de nombreux entrepreneurs passionnés, talentueux et déterminés. A mon retour sur Paris je décide de raconter leur histoire en créant le média AfrikaTech. L'objectif est de soutenir les entrepreneurs qui se battent quotidiennement en Afrique en leur offrant la visibilité, les connaissances, le réseautage et les capitaux nécessaires pour réussir. L'Afrique de demain se construit aujourd'hui ensemble. Rejoignez-nous ! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/boubacardiallo

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