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ASEB Summit & Awards

Africa Startup Ecosystem Builders Summit and Awards (ASEB): Building a Vibrant Startup Ecosystem, One Step At A Time. Together!
ASEB is an annual event powered by Setup A Startup that celebrates the transformative power of ecosystem building for economic development. Held each December, this summit brings together key stakeholders from the entrepreneurial and startup landscape across all 54 African countries and beyond. From mentors and coaches to support organizations, universities, investors, and government representatives, ASEB unites a diverse array of participants dedicated to fostering collaboration, sharing resources, and exchanging knowledge.
ASEB offers a dynamic platform for ecosystem builders, entrepreneurs, and innovators to connect, network, and learn from one another through a rich lineup of activities, including interactive workshops, insightful breakout sessions, inspiring keynote addresses, and thought-provoking panel discussions. It’s a unique opportunity to forge connections, gain valuable insights, and contribute to the growth of the startup ecosystem in Africa.
The summit’s highlight is undoubtedly the esteemed awards ceremony, which honors and recognizes the unsung heroes who tirelessly contribute their time and expertise to nurturing entrepreneurs and driving entrepreneurship in their local communities. These exceptional individuals and organizations are the driving force behind the success stories we witness in the vibrant startup world. They deserve our admiration and appreciation for their exceptional dedication.
ASEB takes place in different countries and cities throughout Africa, each chosen to showcase their own thriving startup ecosystem and the remarkable individuals fueling the success of local founders. It’s a celebration of the unique characteristics, strengths, and achievements of each startup community, fostering cross-pollination of ideas and experiences.
We invite you to seize this extraordinary opportunity to be an active participant in building a vibrant, supportive, and sustainable startup ecosystem in your city. Join us at ASEB and become an integral part of a movement that propels economic growth and fuels innovation across Africa.
To learn more and become a catalyst for positive change in your city’s startup ecosystem, visit our website and join us at the ASEB Summit and Awards.