African Gist partners with Kinshasa Digital Week for its first Edition

African Gist partners with Kinshasa Digital Week for its first Edition 

The Kinshasa Digital Week is a one-week event that aims to bring together the actors of digital and tech growth in the Democratic Republic of Congo. For its first Edition, Kinshasa Digital Week will discuss the opportunities offered by digital, the current status of the tech ecosystem in DRC and Africa and many other talks bringing together startups and investors.

The Kinshasa Digital week will bring to you many speakers such as Stanislas Balay, Business Developer at Dailymotion, Ebele Okobi, public Policy Director at Facebook Africa, Jean-Claude Eale, CEO at CMCT and many more…

It will also be the place where many startup incubators will be meeting with prospect talents and startup founders. Among the invited incubators, you can meet: Silikon Bantu, Start It Congo,, Proxitech, Congolia and Ingenious City.

Kinshasa Digital Week is more than inspiring conferences it’s also the opportunity to attend networking events, a pitch competition, executive events and a digital party powered by Trace TV!

Prior to the main event, KDW will also be organizing several side events all through the month of March on:

  • Digital Strategies (07/03/2018)
  • The role of digital in volunteering and development (12/03/2018)
  • The need for digital training in DRC (15/03/2018)



The Kinshasa Digital Week will take place in Kinshasa on March 19 and 23.
To learn more about Kinshasa Digital Week 2018 click here


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