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Bank of Kigali PLC


Bank of Kigali Plc. is the largest commercial bank in Rwanda, by total assets. In 2017, Global Credit
Ratings affirmed Bank of Kigali’s long-term and short-term national scale ratings of AA-(RW) and A1+(RW) respectively with a stable outlook. The Bank has won several back-to-back international and regional banking awards from Euromoney,
The Banker, Global Finance Magazine, and EMEA Finance. Bank of Kigali has been recently awarded “Best Bank in Rwanda 2022” by Global Finance.


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Elbit Dynamics


Elbit Dynamics Ltd is the joint venture between Elbit Systems C4I & Cyber and Locus Dynamics, with focus on ‎research, development and the provision of advanced technological ‎solutions in the fields of artificial intelligence, security and the defense of ‎infrastructures and critical assets. The technology Center of Excellence includes a Cyber Academy ‎offering advanced training and simulation systems to develop ‎local engineering and technical talent as well as foster technology ‎transfer. ‎This forward-looking venture enables the development of technologically advanced and operational solutions in Rwanda and provides local engineering and technical support.





IAI – Where Courage Meets Technology In a fast-evolving world, where adversaries constantly challenge national defense, you need experienced and skillful allies to rely on. A trusted partner, courageous and innovative to deliver the capabilities you need and afford. That's IAI – Where Courage Meets Technology. A leader in defense, aerospace, and commercial markets, IAI leverages state-of-the-art technology and decades of combat-proven experience delivering solutions to your national defense and security challenges. Delivering large turnkey projects, IAI acts as a prime contractor, subcontractor, and team members in dozens of large programs for the aerospace, land, sea, and cyber domains and multi-domain applications. We offer a vast portfolio producing air and missile defense, unmanned aerial systems (UAS), ground robotics, precision-guided weapons, and loitering munitions. We deliver special-mission aircraft, modernize military aircraft and helicopters, and convert passenger jets into cargo aircraft through modification, conversion, and system integration. Our technology expertise features systems and solutions from reconnaissance satellites and radars to all aspects of command, control, and communications, computing and cyber, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems (C5ISR).



QT Global Software LTD


QT Global Software Ltd is a new generation IT company committed to enhancing the competence and competitiveness of its clients by enabling them to succeed through the power of information technology security.
QT's expertise spans across Web and Mobile application design and development, Information Security services and Hardware reselling. We have six years of experience in building web and mobile applications. We serve government institutions and private businesses requiring robust applications for use by thousands of users.

Motorola Solutions



Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. Our solutions in land mobile radio communications, video security & access control and command center software, bolstered by managed & support services, create an integrated technology ecosystem to help make communities safer and businesses stay productive and secure. At Motorola Solutions, we’re ushering in a new era in public safety and security.

CyberSOC Africa


CyberSOC Africa is a leading cybersecurity firm founded to address the ever-increasing cyber threats, risks, and exploits in the African market. Our state-of-the-art, ISO-certified Security Operations Center (SOC) is manned by highly experienced cybersecurity analysts who offer a wide array of services including Alerting and Monitoring, Incident Response, Threat Hunting, Threat Intelligence, Forensics and Mobile Forensics, Consulting, and Training Programs.

Led by cybersecurity veterans from various fields of expertise and military-grade experience, CyberSOC Africa has grown to become a major player in the African market with an unprecedented local cybersecurity team and fully functional SOCs in Kenya, Nigeria, and a strong presence in Maputo, Johannesburg, Lusaka, Luanda, Dar es Salaam with growth plans to expand to more countries. Our modular solutions are designed to serve both large and mid-sized companies, with turnkey SOC projects available for larger enterprises utilizing our in-house capacity in SOC designing, building, and staffing.

With a strong Incident Response team that also acts as a Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) team to government institutions and private sector firms, CyberSOC Africa is committed to helping organizations and businesses stay ahead of cyber threats and achieve total cyber enforcement.

We are committed to protecting Africa's digital fronts.

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MER Group


MER Group is the leading Global solution provider in areas of National Security, Cyber and Intelligence, HLS, communication infrastructures and interoperability . With more than five decades of experience providing customized end-to-end solutions to complex challenges of governments and municipalities, local authorities, public and private sectors across the world.
Established in the 1980s, MER Group is publicly traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (CMER: TASE) since 1992, employing hundreds of people worldwide.

With more than 40 years of experience, MER comprises highly trained security professionals and engineers and has the know-how to plan, integrate and implement tailored innovative and technological solutions.

The MER Group specializes in providing security and communication systems for various sectors. We offer solutions for border security, critical infrastructure security, emergency response management, and municipal management, including safe and smart cities. Additionally, our expertise extends to designing and deploying communication infrastructures such as telecom networks and fiber optic networks. Mer also developed tactical communication systems tailored for civilian applications like airports and emergency response units, as well as armed forces.

MER Group takes immense pride in serving as a committed strategic partner to our clients. We go above and beyond to tailor precise and comprehensive solutions that precisely meet their needs. We take full responsibility for the real-time performance of the solutions we implement. Our clients are not just customers; they are our valued long-term partners, and their peace of mind is our highest priority.



RAD is a global leader in secure edge solutions. With over 40 years of industry experience, RAD has reliably supplied communications service providers and critical infrastructure operators in over 150 countries with state-of-the-art solutions that incorporate industrial IoT, edge computing, 5G, and Operational WAN technologies. RAD employs data-driven AI and ML for threat intelligence and insights, providing always-on reliability and mission-critical protection to its award-winning solutions that address the communication needs of the utilities, transportation, and government sectors, as well as Smart/Safe City deployments. Since its inception in 1981, RAD has served as the anchor of the $1.77 billion RAD Group, an umbrella of independent companies that develop diverse networking and telecom solutions.




TechAffinity is an IT Services and Consulting company providing solutions to businesses across the globe. With 22+ years of IT business expertise and a workforce of over 300+ skilled IT experts, TechAffinity is renowned as the one-stop IT solution provider.



VON: Evolution


Jeff Pulver, is bringing back VON, with VON: Evolution. Pulver, the founder of Vonage and Free World Dialup (FWD), is one of the most recognized revolutionaries in the world of voice over IP (VoIP) and with VON, paved the way for cutting-edge communication technologies serving as the launch pad for many of the mainstream communications services and applications in use today.

VON is renowned for bringing together industry leaders, visionaries, and innovators to explore the latest advancements, share insights, and drive meaningful discussions. Together we can create a transformative experience in Rwanda.

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AfriLabs is a network organization supporting Innovation Centers across African countries since 2011, founded upon the mission of building a community around the rapidly emerging technology hubs in Africa.

Angaza Capital


Angaza Capital is an investment manager headquartered in Abu Dhabi, Tel Aviv, and Kigali.

​Our mission is to support the Middle East and Africa in shaping a more sustainable future for all, with local entrepreneurship, smart capital, and technology paving the path to success. We invest in sustainable companies, build high-impact projects, and develop innovation ecosystems that provide solutions consistent with a globally-conscious, healthy, and safe society.




Computer Learning Centre (CLC) was established in 1999 as an authorized training and testing centre. We have continued to offer quality training, serving corporate and students nationwide. Computer Learning Centre is dedicated to providing the highest quality technical training for the Business market. CLC has experienced organized and highly motivated team who are focused on meeting the high expectations of East west and South Africa block. The staff is well trained and meets the international criteria for vendor Certifications and offer an international standard of training. We are ideally located at Museum Hill Centre, within easy reach from town centre or the surrounding suburbs.

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NOMADIKE LTD is a startups that build system solutions in different aspect of areas where now we have a solution In Hospitality as a hotel Management system, and a Garage System, we help businesses to manage operations and enhance their service within their experience, secure the recorded entries/information to be used for a certain purpose including making decision.



At our company, WIKI SECURITY CORPORATION, we are committed to providing cutting-edge cybersecurity consulting, solutions, and research and development services to safeguard your organization against ever-evolving threats and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. We combine deep expertise, advanced methodologies, and innovative solutions to address your unique security challenges and support the achievement of your business objectives in the global market.



The Vuga Ukire Initiative, HealthTech Founded in January 2022 dedicated to transforming health care through integrated patient-centered virtual healthcare and digital self-help application. That means to leverage existing healthcare networks by partnerships with hospitals and clinics to provide medical care, mental health care, and health coaching.With a team of passionate and strategic partnerships, we aim to bridge the gap in healthcare access, improve health outcomes, and enhance overall well-being.

Sms Protect


SMS Protect is powered by Munity, a cybersecurity company that uses the power of artificial intelligence to create products and services to target cybercrime and mitigate its risks to enterprises and individuals. SMS Protect is a preventative and non-invasive software application that averts losses resulting from increasingly successful smishing attacks. It uses the SaaS model and with its well-trained AI model scans incoming sms and any embedded links or URLs and alerts the user of any malicious capabilities

Air Purifiers Ltd


We help improve people's health by helping them do the most basic, yet most important thing in life - breathe. Our innovative air management system eliminates 99.9% of harmful particles while providing real-time data, insights, and recommendations.

At its core, the Aura Air Purifier embodies cutting-edge technology and unrivaled air filtration capabilities, seamlessly combining elegance with efficiency. By purifying the air we breathe, this innovative device provides a complete air quality solution with real-time monitoring, filtration, insights, and recommendations. Our innovative management system abilities have been scientifically proven to eliminate viruses, bacteria, allergens, mold, and VOCs, including 99.99% effectiveness in removing SARS-CoV-2 within 60 minutes, transforming workspaces into sanctuaries of freshness.




Bright Africa solutions


Bright Africa solutions lmtd is a multi business company based in Rwanda that was started in 2021 by a group of university students in the field of information technology. We are focused in providing network solutions, security systems, website management and many other more for shops, offices and homes in Rwanda. Today we have a team of 5 members who work so hard for us to attain our goals and meet our client's needs. We operate in all the provinces of the country where we have volunteers talk to our customers and a team of experts serves as solution partner.



The Africa Cyber Defense Forum is a continental platform for public-private cooperation.
The forum through its well curated and world class content, engages Top level Government officials, Technology experts, business leaders and other leaders of society to shape the continental, regional and industry agendas in the African cyber space.

World Business Outlook


World Business Outlook is a Singapore-based business magazine. The website delivers all the latest global financial news, the latest insights, market views, and industry talk from across the sectors. The magazine pages adorn the most innovative companies in its sector and opinions from the world's top business leaders.


Africa Data Centres Association


The Africa Data Centres Association (ADCA) is the trade organization of data centres on the African continent. The ADCA unites leading data centres in the Africa with a common mission: the strengthening of economic growth and the profiling of the data centre sector to society, government and media.

Renewables in Africa


Renewables in Africa (RiA) is also a Virtual Media platform with the ambition to Raise Awareness about Renewable Energy in the African Continent and the World. We support businesses by providing them with a fully comprehensive approach to attract more visibility on their products and services and get more sales.
Our mission is simple: Bring (Back) Power to Africa.

International Business Magazine



International Business Magazine is a UAE-based online publishing company with a subscriber base of more than 50,000 that includes investors, C-suite employees, key stakeholders, policymakers and government bureaucrats. We deliver the latest news from the financial world and keenly promote innovative solutions in the industry.

Digital City Tech Media Services

Description is a tech blog in Africa supporting startups and innovators as they build the future of Africa. We exist to amplify the authentic stories of African startups with stories that showcase the strength and resilience of our innovators across the Continent as they persevere to create solutions to our societal challenges.

The Cyber Express by Cyble


The Cyber Express by Cyble is a cybersecurity news website that covers various subjects related to the industry, including cyber threats, data breaches, cybercrime, cyber defense and security, and the latest developments in cyberattack defense technology and solutions. The website provides in-depth analysis and comments from top authorities in the field and also organizes conferences, business events, webinars, and interviews. The objective of The Cyber Express is to offer readers a comprehensive understanding of the current state of cybersecurity and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. The website is a valuable source of information for cybersecurity professionals, business leaders, and anyone interested in staying informed about the latest developments in the field.



onBRANDING is a company specialized in online reputation crisis management, intelligence, cyber-investigation and privacy protection for companies, public figures and anonymous citizens with more than 15 years of experience in the sector.

In a context in which cybercrime is increasing, prevention is configured as a key element, for that reason his team also conducts training and talks on cybersecurity, digital self-protection and cyber-investigation for companies, professionals, schools and police forces.

Connecting Africa


Connecting Africa is a daily technology and telecoms news portal, a trusted online news source dedicated to Africa's digital landscape and covering the region's communications networking and ICT sector featuring editorial content on mobile innovations, fintech, startups and business news from Africa's tech and telecoms sector at large.



Today Coinspeaker is one of the leading news outlets. Since 2014, the Coinspeaker team has been covering a wide range of topics that can be interesting for everyone who deals with Finance, Stocks, Technologies, FinTech, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Payments and Commerce. Moreover, the website has an educational section with reliable guides on finance-related topics and a separate lifestyle section where you can find interesting facts and tips from the business world.

Africa Cybersecurity Mag



Africa CyberSecurity Mag is the first platform for strategic, economic, technical and legal information on cyber security and cyber defense in Africa. It's the first African news magazine specialized in Cyber security.

The magazine covers major topics related to Cyber Defense, Cyber Jurisdiction, Cyber Strategy, Cyber Intelligence and Digital Protection in Africa and around the world. It is published by CyberSpector SAS.

Africa Blockchain Institute


Africa Blockchain Institute is Africa’s foremost Blockchain Think-Tank that is reimagining the possibilities of Blockchain Education, extensive Evidence-Based Research, and High-End Deployment solutions, for Digital Transformation in Africa. Our Programs are built with global standards, and facilitated by leading experts. We partner with organizations and individuals to address their unique needs, providing options that help them reach their goals.

ISACA Kenya Chapter


ISACA® ( is a global community advancing individuals and organizations in their pursuit of digital trust. For more than 50 years, ISACA has equipped individuals and enterprises with the knowledge, credentials, education, training and community to progress their careers, transform their organizations, and build a more trusted and ethical digital world. ISACA is a global professional association and learning organization that leverages the expertise of its more than 165,000 members who work in digital trust fields such as information security, governance, assurance, risk, privacy and quality. It has a presence in 188 countries, including 225 chapters worldwide.
The Kenya Chapter was founded in December 1999 by a group of volunteers and was registered in March 2000. It is one of more than 220 local chapters in more than 180 countries affiliated to ISACA, the leading Information Technology association of individual members. ISACA members are committed to support enterprise objectives through development, provision and promotion of research, standards, competencies and practices for the effective governance, control and assurance of information systems and technology. The primary purpose of the Chapter is to promote the education of individuals for the improvement and development of their capabilities relating to the auditing of and/or management consulting in the field of IS, Audit, Cybersecurity, Emerging Tech and Control among others.

Secret Network


Secret Network is the first blockchain with customizable privacy. You get to choose what you share, who you share with, and how long you share it for. This protects users and empowers developers to build a better Web3.
The Network's privacy-by-default nature is essential to the security and adoption of the decentralized web. User-side privacy not only enables novel use cases but also puts users back in charge of their sensitive data.

The Southern African Times


The Southern African Times is a global media house that specializes in providing news coverage and analysis of events in the Southern African region. While the publication has a strong focus on Southern Africa, it also covers important stories and developments from around the world.

The publication's niche lies in its comprehensive coverage of the politics, business, sports, entertainment, and culture of the Southern African region. Its team of experienced journalists and analysts are based in various countries throughout the region, providing on-the-ground insights and perspectives on the latest news and developments.

Despite its focus on Southern Africa, The Southern African Times has a global reach, with a readership spanning across multiple countries and continents. The publication's high-quality journalism, combined with its unique regional focus, make it a valuable resource for individuals and organizations seeking to stay informed about the latest developments in Southern Africa and beyond.

Cube Communications ltd


Cube Communications is a leading digital marketing agency & events production company, launched in October 2013. We are based in Rwanda serving East Africa, West Africa & Northern Africa.

We are proudly independent (in mind, spirit and approach) with talented professionals living and breathing brands from the
land of thousand hills – Rwanda. Traditional agency models and linear processes have been forgotten. Our strategy, data and
creative people work together as one collaborative team.
The result? An agency of creative thinkers with delivery at its heart. A collective that delivers more by harnessing everyone’s
knowledge of trends, insights and innovations.

Help Net Security


Help Net Security is a premiere resource for cybersecurity news with a focus on enterprise security.

Kigali AtlantKigali Atlantis Tours


Kigali Atlantis Tours is a premier tour company based in Rwanda, specializing in providing unforgettable travel experiences throughout Rwanda & East Africa. With its headquarters situated in the vibrant city of Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.
The company is ideally positioned to offer a diverse range of tours and adventures in this breathtakingly beautiful region.

Mission and Vision: Kigali Atlantis Tours is dedicated to promoting sustainable and responsible tourism while showcasing the rich cultural heritage, stunning landscapes, and abundant wildlife that Rwanda has to offer. The company's vision is to be the leading tour operator in the region, renowned for its commitment to customer satisfaction and ethical travel practices.
Kigali Atlantis Tours believes that every traveler is unique, and as such, they offer tailor-made tours to cater to individual preferences and interests. Whether it's wildlife safaris, cultural immersions, adventure activities, or a combination of experiences, the company crafts personalized itineraries to create unforgettable memories.



Irembo is a Rwandan software company that develops platforms to help governments and companies manage digital workflows for services management, payments, and operations.

Irembo has led the digitization of government services in Rwanda since 2015, enabling millions of citizens to access, apply and pay for public services online

With IremboGov and IremboPay, we digitize and automate siloed processes for Government institutions to provide services on a one-stop platform.

Irembo: means gateway or door in Kinyarwanda and represents literal access.



Umurava is a Marketplace Platform that enables companies to hire and outsource Africa's Quality Workforce, On-Demand with a focus on the in-demand skills for the digital economy. Umurava has two business lines: 1. Professional Services provision through powered freelance & outsourced teams 2. Recruitment as a Service for enabling companies to find full-time talents faster and more efficiently. In 2 years, we matched 400+ Talents with jobs/projects in 50+ companies/organizations. We are determined to solve youth unemployment in Africa while also solving the global talent shortage in the digital economy. By combining Technology and Talent Management Activities, we are more efficient, faster, and cost-effective than traditional HR and Outsourcing Models. We are committed to our mission of building Africa's Large Workforce of Digital Talents.

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URID Technologies Ltd


UrID Technologies is a Rwanda FinTech company providing merchants and shoppers the tools and support for unified, secure, faster payment identification, authentication, and authorization.With our Goal: “Any wallet, Anytime, anywhere”, we are building a secure inclusive, contactless unified payment infrastructure that is based on palm vein technology.


Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN)


CSEAN is a non-profit organisation made up of Information security professionals, centered on a collective purpose and vision to be a vehicle championing the cause and awareness of Information security best practices, acting as an agent of change to address Cyber Crime phenomena through engaging intellectual minds, business and political leaders. As Cyber Security protagonist we look to hold healthy debate, to expand the audiences’ knowledge, awareness and understanding of the issues around Cyber-crime. Through workshops and seminars we wish to share knowledge and grow the Information Security Industry in the country, whilst creating youth forums to breed future generation of Information Security professionals, also to hold broader discussions with the government officials on issues of tackling Cyber Crime.

Trust Stamp


Trust Stamp is a global provider of AI-powered identity services for use in multiple sectors, including banking and finance, regulatory compliance, government, real estate, communications, and humanitarian services. Our technology empowers organizations with biometric identity solutions that reduce fraud, protect personal data privacy, increase operational efficiency, and reach a broader base of users worldwide through unique data transformation and comparison capabilities.

Broadband Systems Corporation


Established in 2008, Broadband System Corporation (BSC). was mandated with rolling out a nationwide fiber optic network. The successful journey of the deployment of the fiber optic network has covered over 3000 Kilometers in 30 districts advancing Rwanda’s mission of becoming the ICT hub of Africa.
Fast forward to today, BSC has grown to be an experienced Information technology company that provides world-class broadband connectivity and solutions to empower citizens, communities, government, and businesses in Rwanda and the region.



PesaChoice is an HR-enabled fintech organization that offers affordable and sustainable workforce management software for both the formal and informal sectors in Africa. We provide safe and reliable salary advances to employees whose employers use our system. This helps vulnerable communities access finance, build good credit, and learn about money management. Our goal is to create a stable future for businesses, individuals, and families across Africa.


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