AfricArena, now in its second year, is a conference that represents and opportunity to explore tomorrow’s trends while unleashing some of the continents best startups and innovators.
The event brought together key figures in the international and African tech innovation ecosystem with the aim of promoting African Tech excellence. AfricArena 2017 saw 450+ attendees watching over 40 speakers and witnessing more than 2 million US dollars’ worth of deals being made.
The two-day conference pairs more than 80 of Africa’s best startups with over 100 investors from across the globe, providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to really showcase Africa’s innovation talent.
Swift Geospatial were invited to enter the SAINT-GOBAIN challenge. Companies were asked to pitch their solution around satellite trend analysis solution able to predict urban and climate challenges in order to inform the market of solutions required before the end user realizes the need themselves. Your solution may rely on elements such as satellite imaging, Big Data Analysis, Trend alerts, Smart Buildings, Comfort needs or Energy zoning.
Swift Geospatial are proud to be accepted as one of the 3 finalists to present this week Friday and we are looking forward to seeing you all at the event.