The African Summit on Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ASENTI) will take place on November 4-5 in Nairobi, Kenya, allowing entrepreneurs the chance to interact with other stakeholders. The event will feature a number of panels and breakout sessions, and aims to bring together up to 800 delegates and 40 speakers from across Africa.
It will focus on a number of key pillars, including youth empowerment, social innovation, film, green energy, agribusiness, finance, media, science and mobile technology and intellectual property (IP).
As part of the event, ASENTI will also be running the three-day Startup Campus accelerator programme, which will 30 startups selected for training in strategic planning, digital marketing, branding and pitching. Out of these 30 startups, 10 will be selected to pitch in the presence of potential investors at the summit. The best pitches will be rewarded with prizes including free business mentorship.
ASENTI is a platform created to provide Innovators and Entrepreneurs from Africa to take stock of the achievements made in the ‘year of Entrepreneurship’ and as well provide a platform to interact with stakeholders and other players in the Industry. The theme of this year’s Summit will be “Africa Rethinking Innovation.