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Press Release: Microsoft to Partner with Seedstars Summit Africa

  • In Innovation
  • 27 Nov 2019 - 5:26pm
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 365
A participant takes a selfie at a past Seedstars Summit Africa. The 5th Seedstars Summit Africa will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa on December 3rd to 5th in partnership with Microsoft. Photo credit: Seedstars

Johannesburg, South Africa, November 27th 2019 - For immediate Release - Seedstars, the leading emerging market startup community and investor, has joined forces with Microsoft on the African continent once again. With the support of the multinational technology giant, the 5th Seedstars Summit Africa will be held in Johannesburg on December 3rd to 5th. Concluding the 2019 Seedstars World Competition for the African region, the Summit will showcase more than 23 of the most promising startups from Africa who will pitch in front of investors and industry experts.

Innovation is the birthright of every human being. We are excited to partner with Seedstars as they continue to transform and empower startups all over Africa,” says Chris Lwanga, Senior Director of Software Partnerships at Microsoft. “At Microsoft, we believe in empowering every person and organization to do more – and start-ups play a big role in this.

The event will take place at The Fox Junction and gather over 300 key stakeholders from over 25 countries in a 3-day journey that will conclude with the main stage conference, where the major technology and innovation trends of the region will be showcased and thoughtfully discussed. This year, a particular spotlight will be put on female entrepreneurship.

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