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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.


BPR Bank



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.

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.


Microsoft for startups

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.


Global Epic

Israel National Security Council


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.

Shield Tech Hub

Innova Fondation


Innova Foundation is a startup located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Goma created on 26/06/2020 that has a social impact that focuses on the professional training of modern technology, the creation of applications (DESKTOP, WEB, MOBILE, and DATABASE), consultancy in a professional environment (in networks, programming, and electronics) mentoring of youth people in the world of technology and we carry out innovative projects in climate change,in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and for companies, hospitals and schools or universities this allows the creation of employment on the African continent on digital skills in all areas.



Beno Holdings is committed to contributing to building a Smart City and Cyber security by offering a well-researched in Africa.


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.

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.

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.



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.

Help Net Security


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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.



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.

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  • 90Startups
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