EMERGING VALLEY SUMMIT
Created in Aix-Marseille in 2017, EMERGING Valley – the new Hub for emerging innovation between Europe and Africa – is the international summit that attracts investors, African startups and emerging digital ecosystems to Provence. These stakeholders are aiming to strengthen their international image, develop their business relationships and accelerate their impact on a global scale.
WHY PARTICIPATE IN EMERGING VALLEY?
EMERGING Valley is more than just an event - it is an innovative ecosystem that builds bridges between Africa and Europe. It is an opportunity to connect with African Tech Leaders, standing out as a Tech For Good player, contributing to the pan-African dialogue about the future of innovation and connecting with decision-makers, investors and talented entrepreneurs.
EMERGING VALLEY DO TANK
EMERGING Valley tackles key issues: continuing to support entrepreneurs by promoting networking between ecosystems and innovators in Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe in order to co-create sustainable and resilient solutions to challenges of our day. Every year, Tech 4 Good speakers and startups present their vision and projects at the summit. This year, the debates will be accessible 100% online.
WHO IS THIS EVENT FOR?
The EMERGING Valley Summit builds long-lasting bridges by bringing together the most influential stakeholders of the "Made in Africa" digital technology industry: high-impact investors, role models, startups, corporates, tech hubs, support structures, hot competition, civil society, ministers and political decision-makers, investors and major donors from Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe!
For its 4th year, EMERGING Valley is innovating in the face of healthcare challenges by going 100% digital! This is a unique opportunity to attend the high-level debates and stay in-keeping with the summit’s DNA of promoting exchanges and meetings for every participant! Our platform now has a powerful networking tool to connect you with your future business partners from Africa and Europe!
DEVELOP YOUR NETWORK AND BOOST YOUR VISIBILITY
Thanks to the online edition of EMERGING Valley, you can get face to face time with the best business and innovation focussed corporates, investors, startups & experts in Africa and Europe all thanks to digital technology! Meet them during the plenaries, keynotes, pitches and get in touch to make them your next strategic partners!
LEARN FROM OUR 100+ TOP SPEAKERS
From African startups to innovation ministers, our speakers are from over 40 countries and will be discussing the major issues of global tech in Marseille. Tune in to get inspiration from the plenaries, keynotes, workshops and masterclasses which you can stream live throughout the whole summit!
BUILD YOUR BUSINESS FROM MARSEILLE TO AFRICA
The EMERGING Valley platform will help you multiply business contacts from your laptop, tablet or smartphone with one-to-one meetings and video conferencing. You won’t miss a thing from the sessions or debates with our “Instant Replay” feature!
AIX-MARSEILLE, THE HUB OF INNOVATION BETWEEN EUROPE AND AFRICA
This is the 4th year running that EMERGING Valley has been organised in Aix-Marseille-Provence to benefit from the area’s strategic positioning as a hub for exchanges between Europe and Africa. This hotspot attracts companies from all over the world that want to develop partnerships between Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe. Aix-Marseille-Provence has the assets and infrastructure required to attract and support African and international startups aiming to undertake, invest and innovate in Europe!
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Get all the presentation videos, plenary sessions and interviews from the EMERGING Valley summit. Watch the highlights back on our Youtube channel!