We organize business and learning expeditions in Africa’s fast-growing tech ecosystems.
Join the African Tech Industry in Addis Ababa!

WHAT?

Sheba Valley to Ethiopia is what Silicon Valley is to the US.
We propose you to discover and better understand key drivers of digital transformation and key technologies in the Horn of Africa.

WHEN?

From April 10 to 12, 2019.
3 Days in Addis Ababa to explore the Sheba Valley, network with local tech leaders and leave Addis Ababa with great connections on your LinkedIn.

WHERE?

In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
You will hang out with African tech disrupters, learn from local tech enablers/influencers and participate in workshops.

PROGRAM
Afrobytes offers a 3-day business and learning expedition in Addis Ababa.

April 9, 2019

Arrival in Addis Ababa

All participants arrive in Addis Ababa on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019.

Welcoming address in the evening at Bellevue Hotel and Spa Rooftop and dinner.

April 10, 2019

Visit of the Sheba Valley

Morning:
Visit of leading tech companies in Blockchain and Artificial intelligence: Gebeya and IcogLabs.

Lunch:
Lunch break with local Startup Founders.

Afternoon and evening:
Chill out session at Lake Babogaya.

Read more about the Sheba Valley.

April 11, 2019

Immersion day at IceAddis - Ministry of ICT

Morning:

Visit of the hot spots of the Sheba Valley: xHub, IceAddis

Afternoon:

Meeting at the Ministry of ICT

Evening:

African Tech Industry Dinner (enjoy a dinner with the experts of the Ethiopian Tech Ecosystem)

April 12, 2019

Participate in Afrobytes Addis Event

Morning:
– Breakfast with local business and tech actors.

Afrobytes offers you the opportunity to discover, learn, network and be inspired by the latest trends in the African tech ecosystem during Afrobytes Event Series.

Afternoon:
“Afrobytes Addis” is part of Afrobytes’ International Event Series:
– Explore cutting-edge technologies applied to African Markets.
– Network with key thought-leaders and innovators.
– Meet talents who design and implement innovation in Ethiopia.

Check out the program of Afrobytes Addis Event.

Evening:
Debrief Dinner.

Don't miss the opportunity to understand how to succeed in working with the local tech ecosystem and to explain how to collaborate with you.

WHY GOING ON A LEARNING EXPEDITION WITH US?

Make connections

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We connect you to inspiring innovators who matter for you and are ready to share their experience and best practices – from disruptive startups to innovative Tech Hubs, digital experts and vibrant communities.

Ground experience

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We provide a complete experience with workshops and reflection sessions to share insights, foster new thinking and stimulate new ideas.

Tailored experience

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We create results-oriented, 100% tailored and out of the box learning formats – from Learning expeditions to transformation workshops or innovation events.

LOIC SADOULET

Professor of Economics at INSEAD

LOIC SADOULET