Drive Africa provides opportunities for partnerships to bring innovation and investments which will unlock high growth African entrepreneurship. The program offers partners the opportunity to build innovative partnerships which deliver impact. We develop the following types of partnerships:

Local & Global Partnerships: we leverage local, regional, and global partnerships in the development and implementation of our programs. Our partnerships are designed to promote local ownership while leveraging global best practices.

Program Partnerships: program partnerships are collaboration through which partners co-organize Drive Africa programs by taking leadership roles in program development and program coordination.

Knowledge Partnerships: The platform seeks to deliver a transformative and experiential learning experience and therefore seeks to partner with leading knowledge and consulting brands from around Africa and the world. These include consulting companies, academic institutions, research institutions, or think tanks.

Technical Assistance Partnerships: Drive Africa works with technical assistance partners to help deliver direct technical assistance support to program participants.

Corporate Partnerships: We develop partnerships with corporate organizations to support their innovation and investment strategies. We also work to support corporates to integrate growing companies in their supply chains.

Public Sector and Development Partners

Drive Africa’s ecosystem approach seeks to collaborate with all innovation stakeholders such as development agencies, development finance institutions, academia, and R&D institutions to build innovation ecosystems across Africa. Drive Africa works to build partnerships with such agencies to drive investments in innovation emerging innovation hubs across Africa as a way to drive economic development across the continent.


  • Maximum Exposure at premier events focused on business, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

  • Time to network with industry colleagues, decision makers, business leaders and entrepreneurs.
  • A cost effective way to reinforce your organisation’s brand and build brand awareness amongst a relevant audience.

  • Time to present you products or services to a pertinent audience and showcase you expertise and capabilities.

  • Increased marketing opportunities including visibility on the event website and associated marketing materials.