Join us as we build businesses at Africa 1st Summit 2019!

Cape Town, South Africa

About Us

Africa 1st Summit

The Summit brings together the most influential business thinkers and doers, entrepreneurs, investors, artists and sportspeople from across the continent and abroad.

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Entrepreneurs Network

Entrepreneurs Network are by-invitation-only networking meetings for entrepreneurs and business leaders. We focus on B2B matchmaking and investment pitches. 

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Africa 1st Award

The Africa 1st Award acknowledges excellence, innovation, leadership, entrepreneurship, African venture of the year, sustainability, investment and customer engagement.

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Advisory Service

We enable entrepreneurs to realize the full potential of their business for wealth and job creation. Our services include connecting entrepreneurs with investors, mentorship program and provide technical and operational support.

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Captains of Industries

We profile entrepreneurs and business leaders as well as feature exclusive insight and business intelligence into market performance and how businesses can position themselves to capitalise on these opportunities. 

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Africa 1st Fund

Delivering the funding and commitment African entrepreneurs deserves. Our aim is to invest in small ticket size businesses that will have measurable impact and create meaningful, transformative change. The fund will be launched in 2021.

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Africa 1st is an initiative developed to stimulate new thinking, shape conversations and build businesses as we promote African entrepreneurship. 


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