About Us

Vitalis Tita
Chair ELF Organizing Committee

Our Story

The EMERGENT AFRICA FORUM is the signature event of the Africa Chamber of Digital Commerce (ACOFDC Inc.), a non-profit organization headquartered in Minnesota; a gateway to the community (Diaspora) and the continent (Africa).he signature event of the Africa Chamber of Digital Commerce (ACOFDC Inc.), a non-profit organization headquartered in Minnesota; a gateway to the community (Diaspora) and the continent (Africa).

The EAF is a Digital confluence of elevated ideas and mindset; a solution focused event that seeks to accelerate tech Investments in Africa and the Diaspora community in strategic and impactful ways. 

The EAF seeks to bring together professionals, founders, investors and the public sector from Africa and the diaspora nations to showcase innovations, celebrate accomplishments, seal deals and foster a private-public partnership ecosystem. This event seeks to shine a spotlight on the capacity and potential of Africa and Africans in diaspora in leveraging emergent technology to drive growth in the tech ecosystem and investment. We will highlight the opportunities that exist within the continent and the diaspora community, showcasing some of the latest most promising startups, and as well as celebrate the progress so far made in these fronts.

This will be a hybrid event (virtual and in person), and will feature key speakers, panelists and presenters who will participate in panel discussions, a fire-side chat, and a virtual showcasing of emergent startups on the continent and within the African diaspora community

Meet Our Team

Meet the individuals who have come together to make this event a reality and a success.

Eric Kaigama

Chairman Logistics committee.

Jiraji Kelvin Tersoo

Chairman Communications committee.

Ifeanyi Jemie

Chairman Finance Committee.

Salisu Uba

ELF Sponsorship sub committee

Edo Mwenda

Sub Committee Member – Logistics.

Sharon Udokama

Head…Women In Tech Sub Committee

Number Speaks

3+

Sponsors

29+

Speakers

18+

Supporters