UNDER THE HIGH PATRONAGE OF
MR EMMANUEL MACRON
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC

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EMERGING VALLEY: THE CREATION

After exploring and connecting the African startup ecosystems during a continental tour during 3 years (25 African countries),
SAMIR ABDELKRIM founded EMERGING Valley to attract the leaders in African and innovation emerging on the Aix-Marseille territory.

  • Founder of StartupBRICS and Author of Startup Lions (foreword by Xavier NIEL), the first book on African technology praised by the press (Paris Match, RFI, France Inter, Le Monde)
  • 1.000 innovative African entrepreneurs met
  • 500+ reports, articles and interviews on African ecosystems
  • +200.000 km driven in Africa with StartupBRICS
  • 40 startup ecosystems analysed in Africa and worldwide
  • Speaker in 60+ international summits

EMERGING VALLEY aims to
turn the Aix-Marseille-Provence territory
into a key Hub between Africa and Europe and between
Africa and the emerging markets through technology and innovation

  • In a geopolitical context where the Mediterranean and Africa regain importance, exchange with the African startups about technology and the digital world is the key to business competitiveness such as attractiveness of regions
  • The Aix-Marseille-Provence territory stands for a unique bridge to foreign countries and a natural junction for European innovation to Africa and from Africa to Europe
  • After the success of the first 2017 edition co-produced by StartupBRICS and MCO Congrès, the second edition will be held on November, 20th and 21st 2018 in Marseille and thecamp
    Two new growth-generating actors join this momentum:

Partnership French Development Agency <> EMERGING Valley about impact and investment

Start of the summit in

Emerging Valley

20 November at Palais du Pharo (Marseille)

21 November at thecamp (Aix-en-Provence)

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Co-production

EMERGING Valley is an international summit founded by Samir ABDELKRIM and co-produced by StartupBRICS and MCO Congrès