Virtual South Summit Africa Edition

An opportunity to keep connected to the innovation ecosystem

Virtual South Summit: Africa Edition is a digital joint initiative created by South Summit and IE University. that will gather all the top players from the innovation ecosystem. It will include the best content and a Startup Competition in which the most disruptive startups will share their projects in front of top notch investors and corporates.

A complete digital experience to keep connected to the key ecosystem and get access to new opportunities for your business.

Startup Competition

Meet Virtual South Summit: Africa Edition finalists here!

Why attend?

A digital encounter gathering top startups, top notch investors such as Softbank, Endeavor Nigeria, Partech Ventures, Id8 Space, Plug and Play, Startupbootcamp Africa or Sixthirty as well as leading corporations such as Deloitte, BCG, Prime Atlantic Nigeria, Fark Labs or Jozi Angels.

A selection of disruptive projects that could be a potential Investment opportunity, as well as, a powerful partner to innovate your internal business processes.


17:00 – 17:05 Opening

Welcome from our MC, Paris de l'Etraz (Managing Director Venture Lab, IE Business School), and Opening Remarks by María Benjumea, Sabine Yazbeck and Felicia Appenteng

17:05 – 17:20 Fireside Chat with Dr. Omobola Johnson

Fireside chat with Dr. Omobola Johnson (Senior Partner at TLcom Capital & Nigeria’s Former Minister of Communications Technology) and Paris de l'Etraz

17:20 – 18:10 Startup Competition

18:10 – 18:25 Fireside Chat with Dr. Martyn Davies

Fireside Chat with Dr. Martyn Davies (MD Emerging Markets & Africa at Deloitte) and Paris de l'Etraz

18:25 – 18:30 Closing and Winner announcement

Winner Announcement and Closing Remarks by Paris de L'Etraz & María Benjumea

Relive the session now!

Meet the key players in the industry, relive our Startup Competition and meet the winner Startup.