Africa startup Initiative Program by Telecel Group, selects 16 startups to exhibit at AfricaCom 2019

This year, Telecel Group is a sponsor partner of AfriaCom, the Largest African Telco, Media, and Technology Event. Taking place in Cape Town, South Africa on 12-14 November 2019, AfricaCom accelerates enterprise digital transformation to elevate African economies.

Telecel Group will partner with AfricaCom’s programme AHUB, which enables startups to share ideas, collaborate and connect with the most active and sophisticated VCs, funds and angel investors.

Telecel Group will select 16 startups to exhibit at their booth, under the Africa Startup Initiative Program. Africa Startup Initiative is a program launched by Telecel Group as part of Telecel’s CSR activities. It contributes in a meaningful way to the African community by supporting young entrepreneurs in all areas of technology related to innovation.

This will give the chance for the startups to exhibit at a premium location at the conference, giving them access and exposure to international technologies and organizations. A panel discussion will also be held at the AfricaCom 2019. The panel will allow the selected startups to present and voice their innovative ideas to a diverse audience of worldwide industry professionals and investors.

For the 4th year in a row, Telecel Group will be joining 15,000 attendees, 450 speakers and 500 exhibitors at AfricaCom to bring together innovators driving Africa’s Digital Transformation. This zoned exhibition is dedicated to disruptive new technologies such as, AI, IoT, blockchain, fintech, cloud, data centers and security, cutting-edge content and a host of networking opportunities. It is the place to meet experts in the telecoms and technology industry.

About Telecel Group: Telecel Group operates in four different lines of Business all under the telecom industry including (1) Telecel Mobile, which owns and operated several mobile operators in Africa, (2) Telecel Global, which offers a multitude of services to MNOs such as VOICE, SMS, DATA, IPTV, international traffic, VAS, and Quadruple play (3) Telecel Play Application, and (4) Africa Startup initiative program, which targets innovative startups in the region of Africa while offering them support and guidance.

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