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jumia and safaricom ceos, showmax and echovc heads top battlefield africa lineup

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jumia and safaricom ceos, showmax and echovc heads top battlefield africa lineup

techcrunch’s battlefield africa competition is set for nairobi, kenya on october 11. along with 15 startups vying to become “sub-saharan africa’s most promising startup,” the event includes an exciting lineup of speakers and judges from the area and abroad.it’s free to attend and we would love to have you there. apply for tickets here.techcrunch and event partner facebook will live stream the pitches, fireside chats, and panels. members of techcrunch’s editorial team will be on location to cover the latest companies, challenges, and opportunities across africa’s vibrant it ecosystem.how does the continent solve its internet connectivity equation? we’ve enlisted the help of bob collymore, ceo of kenya’s mobile network provider, safaricom (and the progenitor of m-pesa — africa’s leading mobile currency), along with facebook’s uche ofodile, and brck ceo erik hersman to provide the best prescriptions. connectivity is a major problem facing consumers and companies alike throughout the continent and this panel will offer solutions that startups can implement now.we’re also excited to have sacha poignonnec, ceo of africa’s first $1 billion tech company, jumia, share his insights on what it took to build his company. and to tackle what it will take to produce africa’s next unicorn? echovc’s eghosa omoigui and paga’s tayo oviosu, will join poignonnec on stage to talk strategies companies can employ while avoiding common pitfalls.among the numerous o...