Strategic Partners

Corporate Council on Africa

Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) is the leading U.S. business association focused solely on connecting business interests in Africa. Established in 1993 to promote business and investment between the United States and the nations of Africa, CCA serves as a neutral, trusted intermediary connecting its member firms with the essential government and business leaders they need to do business and succeed in Africa. Visit Corporate Council on Africa website.

Mercy Corps Ventures

Mercy Corps Ventures invests in and catalyzes venture-led solutions to increase the resilience of underserved individuals and communities. Founded in 2015 as the impact investing arm of Mercy Corps, we’ve supported 41 early-stage ventures to scale and raise over $333.9 million in follow-on capital. Our portfolio centers around solutions in adaptive agriculture and food systems, inclusive fintech services, and climate smart systems and tech infrastructure, so that those living in frontier markets can withstand disruption and plan for the future. Visit Mercy Corps Ventures website.

Briter Bridges

Briter Bridges was founded in October 2018 as a data-driven research firm dedicated to collecting, curating, and visualising information about business and investment across underserved markets, with a specific focus on Africa. After producing some of the largest visual libraries portraying the state of Africa’s innovative ecosystems, Briter launched its own Intelligence platform, which allows real-time tracking, crowdsourcing, and market exploration. Visit Briter Bridges website.

African Media Agency

African Media Agency (AMA) is, an integrated communications agency that unifies PR, Creative, and Digital Marketing to create strategic, content-rich communications campaigns that inspire action and build value. Visit African Media Agency website.

Congo Business Network

Our mission is to connect professionals and entrepreneurs in order to take action and contribute to the economic development of Congo. Visit Congo Business Network website.

African Law & Tech Network

The ALT Network aims to build the African legal and tech ecosystem by facilitating the growth of enabling legislative and regulatory environments for tech innovation across all sectors, supporting legal technological entrepreneurship, and contributing to efficiency in the design and delivery of legal services across the continent. Visit the African Law & Tech Network website.

Afropolitan Cities

Afropolitan is a globally inclusive Afrocentric identity and a progressive concept to connect Africa with the world through culture & commerce. Afropolitanism is not just an identity. It is an attitude and a perspective of identifying and embracing African culture together with other cultures. Join the network & unleash the Afropolitan in you? Visit the Afropolitan Cities website.


Insider connects entrepreneurs in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East to media, influencers, and investors across the U.S. and Europe. We are a public relations company designed specifically for global entrepreneurs. Insider’s co-founders have helped guide over $2 billion of investment into 30+ African markets and advised everyone from leading solo-preneurs to Fortune 100 companies. Visit InsiderPR website.

Ecosystem Partners


AfriLabs has been supporting innovation centers across African countries since 2011. The organization was founded with the mission of building a community around the rapidly emerging technology hubs in Africa. These hubs serve as centers that provide support to African entrepreneurs, innovators, developers, and youths by providing physical co-working and dedicated office spaces, as well as inclusive training and business, legal and financial support. Visit AfriLabs website.

Asoko Insight

Asoko Insight is Africa’s leading corporate data and engagement platform, providing global investors, multinationals and development institutions the most effective route to discover, shortlist and engage their target universe of African companies. Visit Asoko Insight website.

Media Partners


The African tech ecosystem is filled with stories of triumph, grit and innovation. TechCabal is where those stories live… We don’t talk about just the companies. We talk to the people building them – the C-Suite, the product designers, the tech policy champs. We tell the stories of various players in the digital economy; in media, music, telecommunications, education and more. Everyone is invited. Visit Techcabal website.

The Kenyan Wall Street

Kenyan Wallstreet is a leading integrated digital media business content platform providing in-depth business and financial news across Sub-Saharan Africa and the globe. Visit The Kenyan Wall Street website.

Africa Capital Digest

Africa Capital Digest is a brand owned and operated by Rowayton Press, LLC, a business-to-business media company registered in the State of Connecticut that provides news, information and marketing services to the global alternative investment community. Visit Africa Capital Digest website.

TanTV Studios

TANTV is the leading editorial and subscription streaming service catering to the Africans and multicultural global diaspora. Our mission is to advance the inclusion of African and multicultural diaspora communities in American media; we are doing this by aggregating diaspora voices, and telling stories that inform, inspire, engage and entertain. Visit TanTV Studios website.