The 4th edition of Nairobi Tech Week (#NTW2019) set to take place on April 24th to 26th, 2019 at Strathmore University with GIZ – Make IT Africa as this year’s Title Sponsor.
The event theme, “Technology in Africa: The Past, The Present and The Future” will delve into the evolution of technology in Africa, the various solutions being applied in the African context and the exciting opportunities yet to be capitalized on as we navigate the digital revolution.
NTW is Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest annual technology event for product makers – bringing various actors and influencers within the tech ecosystem to one space to exhibit the forefront of innovation and technology. Powered by Moringa School, NTW will take place over 3 days and bring together over 1500 members of the technology ecosystem to exhibit the forefront of innovation.
This year’s NTW event will include 3 days of hands-on workshops, panels, roundtables, research presentation sessions and a 2-day hackathon with a focus on the people who build and run technology products. Technologies to be covered under this year’s theme include: Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Platforms, Internet of Things (IoT), Microservices, Technopreneurship, Data Science, and Product Development Tools.
Sponsors for this year’s NTW include GIZ – Make IT Africa, Microsoft, JUMO, Github, Google, Andela, Humanitec, Tala, and Belva Digital. The main partners for Nairobi Tech Week 2019 are Strathmore, @iLab Africa, @iBizAfrica, Angel Hack, Twiga Foods, Africa’s Talking, Nairobi Innovation Week, iHub, ALX, Metta, Nailab, Lawyers Hub, and the official transport partner Little Cab.
Nairobi Tech week is powered by Moringa School.
“Moringa School was built to be the backbone of the technology ecosystem in Kenya, by providing top quality talent to local companies. Nairobi Tech Week is an extension of our mission, and we are excited to bring together top talent across Africa to learn, build and innovate in a focused environment. NTW started in 2016 because of our commitment to celebrating product makers and we are thrilled to bring it back again in 2019.“
-Audrey Cheng, CEO of Moringa School.