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13-14 MARCH 2024
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1000

Startups & SMMEs

200

ESOs

150

Policy Makers

150

Investors

GEC+ Africa Key Objectives

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Support the development of innovative startups in Africa and ensure their scale.

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Create an enabling environment for African startups to create jobs.

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Create market linkages between Corporate and African startups.

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Support the development of credible global investor pipeline that will invest in African startups.

Establish a strong GEN in each African country thereby building and strengthening GEN Africa.

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ROA

Dakar

16-17 May

Abidjan

23-24 May

Gaborone

13-14 June

Algiers

20-21 June

Cairo

27-28 June

Accra

19-20 July

Lagos

25-26 July

Nairobi

1-2 August

Windhoek

8-9 August

RSA

Eastern Cape

2-3 October

Kwa-Zulu Natal

5-6 October

Mpumalanga

9-10 October

North West

16-17 October

Limpopo

19-20 October

Northern Cape

23-24 October

Free State

30-31 October

Gauteng

2-3 November

Western Cape

7-8 November

About
GEC+

The Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC+ Africa), initiated by the Global Entrepreneurship Network in 2017, is a gathering of entrepreneurs and leaders from more than 50 African nations committed to advancing entrepreneurial activity throughout their own countries in Africa. GEC+ Africa will include other international thought leaders and practitioners globally who have become a part of GEN’s global movement that advances entrepreneurship as a means of building economies and expanding human welfare.

News & Updates

Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Founder and President Jonathan Ortmans, opened the 2023 Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) in Melbourne with remarks that enthused attendees and brought attention to the main focus of the gathering, which is “Transform Our World, Together.”