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SAHARA SPARKS 2017 WAS HELD ON 26-27 MAY 2017

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SAHARA SPARKS 2018

Sahara Sparks

Sahara Sparks is the Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship event, which promotes early stage companies by providing them with the opportunity to be exposed, pitch and exhibit their products and services, to find investors and potential partners.

Sahara Sparks activities includes Exhibitions, Product launching, Pitching sessions, Talks, Panel discussions and many more.

Sahara Sparks Event

Sahara Sparks is the Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship event, which promotes early stage companies by providing them with the opportunity to be exposed, pitch and exhibit their products and services, to find investors and potential partners.

Corporate Consulting

Sahara Ventures is a consulting firm which provides strategic assistance and support on corporate event management, technology project management, human capital management and investment on promising new ventures (startups).

Startups Investments

Sahara Ventures link investors to early stage companies with innovative business models and potential to grow exponentially. We help in providing technical and business advice to investors on where to invest, on what to invest and whom to invest and help them track their investments.

RECAP SAHARA SPARKS 2017:
KEYNOTE SPEECH

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May 26-27, 2017 – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Sahara Sparks 2017 saw more than 136 early stage companies (startups) participating in the largest ever innovation and technology entrepreneurship event organized in Tanzania. The event had more than 1337 attendees on different side events and more than 600+ attendees on main event mostly young entrepreneurs from all over Tanzania who were showcasing their products, pitching in front of the audience, seeking partners for their businesses and all of them hoping to scale their businesses to the next level.

Stephan Fouche, The representative from DMM Company & DMM.Africa the main sponsor of the event provided an interesting keynote falling under the event theme of "Towards Smart Solutions", how Africa can be able to develop smart solutions that can be used in Africa and the rest of the world.

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PARTICIPANTS

136

STARTUPS

50

SPEAKERS

Our esteemed Sahara Sparks 2017 Speakers.

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Sahara Sparks 2017 had speakers from different organizations and companies from different parts of Africa and the world; Kenya, Nigeria, Japan and many more. The speakers were involved in wide range of topics including; future of smart cities, IoT and smart solutions, Digital Inclusion and Women in ICT, Innovation For Impact, Innovation Spaces, Hubs and Labs,Accelerating Startup Growth - The Role Of The Private Sector and Funding Opportunities For Startups.

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Uber

Alfred Msemo

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World Bank

Edward Anderson

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Refugee Code Academy

Omron Blauo

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CDEA Tanzania

Grace Matata