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The Emerging Valley Summit

THE AIX-MARSEILLE HUB FOR EMERGING MARKET INNOVATION BETWEEN EUROPE AND AFRICA

Created in 2017 in Aix-Marseille-Provence, Emerging Valley is an international summit held in Provence, France. It is a new hub for emerging innovations between Europe and Africa, attracting African and emerging market investors, startups, and digital ecosystems that are looking to strengthen their international appeal, develop their business relationships and accelerate their impact on a global scale.

Acting as a genuine bridge between African and European Tech, Emerging Valley is a unique meeting location for:

– Discovering new areas of innovation emerging in the South;
– Exploring and investing in the digital solutions of tomorrow by connecting with African tech champions;
– Co-constructing scaleup strategies between Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe.

Who is the Emerging Valley Summit for?

The Summit accelerates innovation and builds bridges between different ecosystems by bringing together all the most influential players in the industry to one place: political decision-makers, investors, public figures, startups, corporates, civil societies, innovation ecosystems, support structures, as well as competitive networks and major financial backers from Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe…

Why Aix-Marseille-Provence?

Emerging Valley has come together for 4 years running in the Aix-Marseille-Provence territory. Its location can be explained by the territory’s position as an exchange hub between Europe and Africa. It is a genuine centre of attraction for companies from around the world that wish to address African markets from their base in Marseille. Aix-Marseille-Provence also has all the assets and infrastructure necessary to attract and support the best African talent wishing to address European markets.

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Our DNA

Emerging Valley responds to the following key market demand: continuing to support entrepreneurs by uniting ecosystems and innovators from Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe in order to construct sustainable and resilient solutions for the challenges and emergencies of our time. Each year, high-level speakers and Tech 4 Good startups come to Aix-Marseille-Provence to present their vision and projects. This year, the debates will be held 100% online so that everyone can watch them remotely.

EMERGING Valley online Edition

HIGH-LEVEL CONTENT WITH THE LEADERS IN THE AFRICA - EUROPE TECH INDUSTRY

Hundreds of high-level speakers from all over the world sharing their experience, innovating and doing business together between Europe and Africa! Build your personalized programme with more than 60 hours of video content in a livestream format spread over 5 themes: EV Main Stage, EV Business Territories, EV Agora Tech & EV Startup Pitches

100% ONLINE AND 100% ON DEMAND

No need to waste valuable business time on the Emerging Valley platform! Each session, keynote, masterclass, and startup pitch is broadcast live online and saved as a replay. They can be viewed immediately after your meetings: you will not have to miss any of your favourite sessions! Continue working and networking with peace of mind!

Forget about the chit-chat! Network face-to-face and over video!

Startups, Corporates, Investors, institutions or even communities, EMERGING Valley brings together the major players in the business Africa-Europe market: come and meet them "Face-to-Face” thanks to our software! Contact and book appointments or connect with the companies that interest you thanks to our appointment booking options that are both simple and intuitive with the "Facetime" video option! You can network face-to-face without being interrupted thanks to our digital platform!

Get your planner ready for 48 hours of business networking and long-lasting connections

Mix and match the two days between face-to-face video networking, livestreaming sessions on the main stage, startup pitches and other keynotes thanks to a programme that you can customise to meet your needs! And whether you prefer to join us on your laptop, tablet or smartphone, the experience and the options don’t change.

Have a look at the online Emerging Valley Platform:

Emerging Valley Platform

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