Date: 2018-02-09

Snapplify joins other tech leaders at the Africa Tech Summit, Kigali


CAPE TOWN, 12 February 2018 – Following their win in the Education category of the AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards, edtech company Snapplify will be attending the Africa Tech Summit in Kigali, Rwanda.

The two-day tech event takes place on 14 and 15 February 2018, connecting over 250 African and international tech leaders and investors. On 14 February at 3pm, Snapplify’s CEO, Wesley Lynch, will also be participating in a panel discussion on ‘Innovative Learning through Edtech.’ The panel will be moderated by Aphrodice Mutangana of kLab (Chair), and include Eric Kondela from Shule Direct and Celestine Ukpere from Rekindle Learning.

‘Snapplify is proud to have been invited to participate in this important pan-African event. We’re looking forward to engaging in insightful conversations with key stakeholders in the world of tech, so we can work together to improve access to digital education. Snapplify has been at the forefront of digital content delivery in Africa, and while we have an established presence in East Africa, we are continually looking for opportunities to expand our investment in this region,‘ said CEO from Snapplify, Wesley Lynch.

As the largest aggregator of publisher ebooks in Africa, Snapplify provides access to e-textbooks from over 250 leading educational publishers globally. In 2017, Snapplify rolled out e-learning solutions to just under 1000 South African schools, and ran digital learning pilots in Kenyan schools. Snapplify’s award-winning Snappbox – a hardware distribution solution for ebooks – has increased affordable access to digital books where internet connectivity is limited or expensive.

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For more information, please contact Marie-Louise Rouget from Snapplify on mlrouget@snapplify.com or +27(0)21 975 7192.