Third Party Event

16 Jul 2019 - 31 Jul 2019

Africa 3.0 – Nairobi, Kenya – July 15-16
(Please see accompanying Africa 3.0 deck for full insight)
What is the event structure?
July 15(1.00pm-7.00pm)
UK Deputy High Commissioners residence
A VIP pitching and networking design to develop business (invitation only)
Who is attending?
Insurance C-suite (decision-makers)
• Global reinsurers and insurers
• Local reinsurers and insurers
• Global and local brokers
• Focus: general insurance, life insurance, agriculture insurance, property and casualty
Banking C-suite
• Global and local
• Focus: investing, micro-insurance distribution
Venture capitalists, funds and angel investors
• Global and regional venture capitalists, funds and angels
• Angel investment networks
• Accelerators and incubators
UK and Kenyan government representatives
• Trade representatives
• Local regulators
Who is presenting?
Tech businesses in:
• Insurance
• Health care
• Agriculture
Technologies being presented:
• Big data
• Internet of things
• Logistics platforms
• Blockchain
What are the pre-requisites to speak?
• Have existing partnerships in, or are looking to enter, the insurance sector;
• Ability to travel at own expense;
• Looking to raise capital; or
• Looking to build partnerships post-capital raising;
• A desire to build relationships with UK companies; and
• A desire to build relationships with East African companies.
What is the event structure?
250+ attendees
July 16 (8.00am-7.00pm)
Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi (Upper Hill)
Full-day conference (open to all but limited spaces)
Who is attending?
In addition to the above, the following are also attending:
Telecommunications firms
• Focus on distribution partnerships
Entrepreneurs and start-ups in big data, health care, agriculture, internet of things, artificial intelligence and insurance technology
• Looking for new partners and to invest time into tackling the topics.
Venture capitalists, funds and angel investors
• Focus on investing in businesses that want to develop their insurance proposition
Service providers and consultants
• Focus on contributing to the space
Agenda overview:
Keynotes and panels, topics being covered:
• Using tech to seal the insurance gap
• Regulatory sandboxes – are they the best thing for African tech?
• Innovation failures – the lessons
• How to partner with an insurance company as a tech business
• How to get the most out of a partnership
• Why Africa could be the future for InsurTech, Health Tech and AgTech
Speakers include:
• Efosa Ojomo, Senior Research Fellow for Global Prosperity at the Cristensen institutefor Disruptive Innovation and co-author of ‘The Prosperity Paradox’
• Michael Macharg, International mobilisation, Babylon Health
• Adelaide Odhiambo, CEO and Founder, Bluewave Insurance
• Wairimu Muthike, Stragey and Innovation Manager, ACRE Africa
• Hassan Bashir, CEO and Founder, Takaful Insurance
• Rehan Butt, Head of Strategy, MicroEnsure
Breakout discussions:
• What is wrong with pricing in health insurance?
• Why is fraud such a problem?
• How can we work together on data?
• Will regulatory sandboxes work?
• How can we boost trust in insurance?
What is the deal for start-ups?
• If you speak at either event, you will be invited to attend both free of charge.
• You may be invited to either pitch, deliver a keynote, join a panel, or host or join abreakout table.
• Speakers are selected based on a variety of factors. All submissions are welcome.
• You must be invited by the UK High Commission to attend the 15thas a guest.
• Companies are welcome to sponsor and/or exhibit.
• All start-ups will become part of the broader MarkeMinds global network, which runs events and has partners in London, Africa and the US who can help start-ups buildpartnerships and enter the market.