Africa Digital Entrepreneurship Summit

The Africa Digital Entrepreneurship summit is an annual event organized by the Save African Youth Campaign (S.A.Y), a champion youth organization committed to empowering the youths in Africa and in unleash their full potential and be financiallyindependent through entrepreneurship and innovation in an approach tocurb extreme povertyin theAfrican continent where youthunemployment is a matter of great concern. This is aimed at being achieved through partnerships with different public and private sectors across Africa.

With a massive trend towards digitalization and online services, digital job creation becomes an aspect of interest for manyunemployedyouths in the continent as physical geographical bordersbecome increasinglyirrelevant and therefore expanded marketopportunities. Given the newlyagreed African Continental Free TradeArea and the East AfricanCommunity free trade policy, we expecttherefore to maximize trade linksbetween African Small and Medium Businnesses (SMBs) as we takelead to introduce innovative schemesthat provides for an appropriate business environment and a motivatedyouth digitalen- trepreneurial network that will transform the Africaneconomy.

This summit aims at organizing and developing digital bridgesbetween countries, stakeholders and entrepreneurs so as to maximize on the real benefits that technology offers as a professional and business opportunity for governments,businesses, startups and entrepreneurs across the continent. Thesummit will therefore be held within the framework of contributing to the digital integration and preparation for the 4th Industrial Revolution through ICT in particular focusing on Bridging the digital entrepreneurship and Innovation divide in the region,accelerating digital transformation as well as development ofappropriatedigital skills and infrastructure for innovation.

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