The 2023 ‘Forbes Under 30 Summit Africa’ in Botswana Features African Crypto Startups, YellowCard and Jambo

The event included the President of Botswana and the Deputy President of Kenya.

Following the first ‘Forbes Under Summit Africa’ in April 2022, the stage was again set for yet another summit which took place in Gaborone, Botswana and brought together key entrepreneurs and opinion leaders across the African continent.

Among the key speakers and attendees included:

  • Dr. Eric Mokgweetsi  – President, Republic of Botswana
  • Rigathi Gachagua – Deputy President, Republic of Kenya
  • Sunday Dare – Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Nigeria
  • Davido – Singer and Songwriter
  • Sauti Sol – Kenyan Band
  • Kailee Scales – CEO, Pencils of promise
  • Daniel Yu – Founder, Wasoko
  • Julius Mwale – Mwale Medical and Technology City


Included on the list of speakers were crypto and blockchain startups in Africa:

According to Forbes:


“Across four days in the country’s capital, Gaborone, we’ll harness the power of entrepreneurial capitalism amid the continent whose growth will help define the 21st century. As with every Under 30 Summit, the social and cultural opportunities will be world-class. You’ll hear from government, venture capital and business role models, providing inspiration for the newest—and next—generation of leaders. We will welcome local performers, chefs and entrepreneurs, allowing us to experience the sounds, cuisine and staples of local culture while engaging in unbeatable networking and pitching opportunities.”




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