Building For The World

Africa’s tech ecosystem steps up to build truly global talent, products and companies

Eko Convention Centre, Lagos, Nigeria

9th - 10th, October, 2024

What is Moonshot?

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African Challenges.

Innovative Solutions.

Global Audience.

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Moonshot is the conference that brings together Africa's tech ecosystem in person to network, collaborate, share insights and celebrate innovation on the continent. Join us and meet the founders, business leaders, startups, enterprise companies & more building innovation solutions for huge problems across Africa.

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Event Details

4,000

GUESTS

75+

SPEAKERS

9

TRACKS

3

STAGES

Official 2024 Partner

Sabi

Sabi is Africa's leading provider of infrastructure powering the distribution of goods and services. Sabi's technology enables and empowers merchants, importers, exporters, distributors, and manufacturers to grow their business.

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85 Speakers

Solving Africa's Most Challenging Problems

We’re bringing together the most audacious thinkers, doers and investors in African tech, working on everything from fintech to commerce, renewable energy, climate change, tech policy, AI, telco, cloud and more.

Tokunboh Ishmael

MD and Co-Founder, Alitheia Capital

Marlon Nichols

Founding Managing Partner, MaC Venture Capital

Gbemisola Abudu

Vice President & Country Head of NBA Nigeria

Elizabeth Polk

Media & Entertainment Attorney, The BALA Firm

Kola Aina

Founding Partner, Ventures Platform

Iyin Aboyeji

Founding Partner, Future Africa

Tayo Oviosu

Founder & CEO, Paga

Wiza Jalakasi

Director of Africa Market Development, Ebanx

June Angelides MBE

Partner, Levare Ventures & Angel Investor

Sunil Natraj

Chief Executive Officer, Jumia Nigeria

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9 Content Tracks

Covering Critical Sub-Sectors

In addition to 6 from last year we’ve introduced 3 new tracks namely Climate Tech, Government Regulation & Policy and FUEL: The Investor Conference

Future of Commerce

CleanTech & Climate Tech

Govt. Regulation & Policy

The Creative Economy

Emerging Tech Fest

StartUp Festival

Big Tech & Enterprise Conference

Entering Tech

FUEL: The Investor Conference

What People Have Said

kudos to the entire @TechCabal team and everyone who put moonshot together! @MaryanneOnuoha you did a thing here! this is massive and i’m so proud of you! moonshot was awesome guys! want to see more events like this. ❤️🤘

Michael Inioluwa

@michaelinioluwa

The branding of #MoonshotbyTechCabal is🤩🤩🤩😍😍😍

Peace Itimi

@peaceitimi

#MoonshotbyTechCabal representing @theMariblock An entirely reflective and eye-opening period for me. Emerging tech is here to stay and we’ll be here to tell you all about it!

Oge Nelson

@Miss_nelsonoge

Had so much fun and insight at the just concluded #MoonshotbyTechCabal event A very motivating story from Dolapo Agbede on her journey through blindness in the career world Met with @_DammyB_ , she’s so pretty 🤗 Thank you #ALX for this opportunity Cheers 🥂

Esther Chineme

@EstherChineme

Had an amazing and impactful experience at #MoonshotbyTechCabal

Kenny Odunuga

@KennyOdunuga
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Ticket Options

Regular

Access to all sessions | Gift items | Access to networking area

NGN 16,000

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Prime (Intl.)

Access to VIP lounge | Access to networking area | Access to all sessions | VIP gifts/merch

$ 200

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Prime (Local)

Access to VIP lounge | Access to networking area | Access to all sessions | VIP gifts/merch

NGN 100,000

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Schedule Of Events

Wednesday

Oct 9, 2024

Conference Day 1

  • Govt & Regulation Conference
  • Emerging Tech Fest
  • Startup Festival
  • Entering Tech
  • Deal Rooms
  • Moonshot Demos
  • Creative Economy

Thursday

Oct 10, 2024

Conference Day 2

  • Future of Commerce
  • Creative Economy
  • Big Tech & Enterprise Conference
  • FUEL: The Investor Conference
  • Deal Rooms
  • Moonshot Demos
  • Battlefield Finale
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Tuesday

Oct 8, 2024

MOONSHOT Opening Mixer

Invite Only

Friday

Oct 11, 2024

Art Day & Ecosystem Tour

  • Ecosystem Tour Of Selected Startups & Hubs
  • Startup Founders Office Hours (Ventures Platform)
  • Off-Site Workshops And Sessions (Entering Tech)
  • Private Gallery Tour

Saturday

Oct 12, 2024

Off-Conference Activities

  • Ilase Beach Trip
  • Lekki-Conservation Center Visit
  • Arts & Crafts Market Visit
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Tuesday

Oct 8, 2024

MOONSHOT Opening Mixer

Invite Only

Wednesday

Oct 9, 2024

Conference Day 1

  • Govt & Regulation Conference
  • Emerging Tech Fest
  • Startup Festival
  • Entering Tech
  • Deal Rooms
  • Moonshot Demos
  • Creative Economy

Thursday

Oct 10, 2024

Conference Day 2

  • Future of Commerce
  • Creative Economy
  • Big Tech & Enterprise Conference
  • FUEL: The Investor Conference
  • Deal Rooms
  • Moonshot Demos
  • Battlefield Finale

Friday

Oct 11, 2024

Art Day & Ecosystem Tour

  • Ecosystem Tour Of Selected Startups & Hubs
  • Startup Founders Office Hours (Ventures Platform)
  • Off-Site Workshops And Sessions (Entering Tech)
  • Private Gallery Tour

Saturday

Oct 12, 2024

Off-Conference Activities

  • Ilase Beach Trip
  • Lekki-Conservation Center Visit
  • Arts & Crafts Market Visit
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Why Sponsor?

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Meet the biggest players in Africa's innovation and business community.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

What is Moonshot by TechCabal?

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Moonshot is TechCabal’s flagship conference that will convene the most audacious players; founders, business leaders, startups, enterprise companies & more building Africa’s dynamic tech scene to network, collaborate, share ideas/insights, and celebrate innovation on the continent

When is Moonshot happening?

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Moonshot by TechCabal is happening in Lagos, Nigeria on October 9th and 10th. We also have other exciting off-conference activities and side mixers that’ll happen during the week of the conference.

Is attendance virtual or in-person?

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Moonshot by TechCabal is a completely physical event that will be held at the Eko Convention Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos. Our state-of-the-art venue has been specially chosen to provide an immersive and captivating environment for our attendees.

Why should I attend?

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If you’re innovating in payments, e-commerce, Web3, AI & ML, Content, Gaming, Diversity, Venture Capital, and related sectors, seize the chance to showcase your brand and engage with key players. Network and learn from like minds, industry leaders, investors, and policymakers. Small business? Connect with partners, and gain insights for growth. Banks/telcos? Uncover partners, and expand networks.
Tech enthusiast? Explore African tech’s evolution, and ask vital questions. We are also adding a policy and governance content track to bring together from across the continent to discuss tech policy and regulation to grow Africa’s economy. For creatives who do not fall into any of these categories, we have discussions. The creative economy sessions will feature key experts who will explore critical issues in the creative sector. With 8 content tracks, we have endless opportunities for everyone.

Is this the first edition?

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This is the second edition. For the maiden edition last year, we had global speakers from Google, Amazon Web Services, Meta, and African startups like Piggyvest, Flutterwave, and Chipper Cash. etc and policymakers including  Dr Bosun Tijani, Nigerian Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy; Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA); Olatubosun Alake, Lagos State’s Commissioner of Science and Technology. With over 2,500 attendees from over 12 countries, 8 mind-blowing content tracks from Future of Commerce to the Creative Economy, and a thrilling startup pitch competition

What’s new about this edition?

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This time around, we’re dialing up the excitement to eleven! More content tracks, more speakers, a brand-new stage, and a bigger party! We will also be exploring 9 content tracks and other side events and off-conference activities to ensure the fun never stops.

How can I prepare for the conference?

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The very first thing to do is to save your seat by getting your ticket. Once your seat is secured, keep an eye out on our social pages and website as we’ll be putting out content and information as the event approaches to help you prepare adequately. Ensure to engage with them so you can get a sense of what to expect. 

If you’re an international guest coming to Nigeria for the first time, go through our travel guide to get adequate information to prepare for your trip. Ahead of the event, plan what you intend to achieve from the event and work towards it. Ensure to come with questions on the day of the event, network, and foster important relationships that’d be useful in your career journey

Who can attend Moonshot 2024?

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Anyone can attend the conference, especially if you’re curious about the future of tech in Africa! This year, we’re particularly open to startups and innovators in commerce Web3 and metaverse, AI &ML, Content and gaming, Talent, Inclusion & Diversity, Venture Capital, Startup Clinic, Telco & Enterprise

How can my company get involved as a sponsor?

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If you’d like to be a sponsor or partner with us for Moonshot 2024, send an email to ads@bigcabal.com 

Got a question that’s not captured here?

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You can shoot us an email via  moonshot@techcabal.com

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