The leading Africa-focused gathering of top investors, startups, and industry players for the continent’s growing tech and startup ecosystem


Nonkululeko Nyembezi
Chairman, Standard Bank Group

Chinedu Echeruo
Co-founder HopStop, Beloved Ecosystem

Bernard Dalle
Former Operating Partner, Index Ventures

Jacob de Geer
Founder & CEO iZettle

Clare Akamanzi
CEO of Rwanda Development Board

Niklas Adalberth
Founder of Norrsken
co-founder of Klarna


Official Opening, Keynotes, Panels, and VIP Dinner

The first day will start with a ceremony marking the official opening of the Norrsken House Kigali, followed by a series of keynote speeches and engaging panel discussions featuring top investors, policy influencers, and leading entrepreneurs.

Date: November 8
Venue: Norrsken House Kigali

The African Opportunity

Meet with Africa’s leading founders, investors, businesses and organizations for entrepreneurship, in a day full of events hosted by Norrsken and its partners. Network with founders, investors and potential business partners. Wrap up at the Africa Week Closing Party, headlined by one of Africa’s biggest DJs...Featured events:

- Norrsken22 General Annual Meeting
- Africa’s Francophone Entrepreneurs and Investors Conference

Date: November 9
Venue: Norrsken House Kigali

The Rwanda Experience (Optional)

Before or after the event, we also warmly welcome you to explore Kigali and Rwanda. For example: Take a guided tour with our selected partner vendors to the Volcanoes National Park, home of the famous mountain gorillas or participate in a game of golf at the iconic Kigali Golf Resort & Villas.

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Welcome to the next frontier of tech and entrepreneurship

Africa is the world's fastest-growing economic powerhouse. By 2030, over 1 billion new African internet users are expected to come online.
Fintech attracted the Lion’s share of funding. 205 African fintech startups, 11.4% more than in 2021, raised a total of $1.5 billion during 2022.
The African startup ecosystem raised more than $6.5 billion in 2022, up more than 8% compared to 2021. This in spite of a global VC downturn.
Women-founded startups raised 22% of all equity rounds in Africa in 2022, up 2% from 2021.
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