The Winners Of The Startup Night 2019:

  • Ist Prize: Mscan – Partnership with Microsoft4Afrika to develop Software solutions
  • 2nd Prize: Wena Hardware – 3 months training from Green Tech Capital Foundation, Trip to VivaTech France 2020
  • 3rd Prize: Innovex – training support by GreenTec Capital Foundation and Make-IT in Africa

Other Outcomes From The 2019 Conference:

  • Wena Hardware has become Afrolynk Ambassador for Uganda and was recently voted African Women in Tech 2020 overall winner
  • Tofara Online is partnering with Factory24 in 12 African countries through the Factory24 online platform

4th Year Afrolynk Conference Theme

Strategic partnership for sustainable growth:


  • Transforming Business with technology
  • Investment – Sustainable Growth in Business
  • Growth and Expansion in the digital Economy

Conference Events

This conference saw 180 participants with :


  • 14 startups travelling from Africa
  • Partners for 2019 includes: Microsoft, Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), GIZ Make-IT in Africa, AWE, Airbus, Mircosoft & Microsoft4Afrika.
Investor Meeting And networking Events
Financing and Investor Readiness Workshops

On  best strategies of how to access private and public funds with:

  • Ian Lachmund from AWE, and Jan Schwaab – Make-IT in Africa, and
  • Lutz Ziob (Ziob Consulting) & Rob Hanley (Stadia Corporate Advisory) hosted at Ernst & Young