Africa Leaders Magazine

REBECCA ENONCHONG-ONE OF THE MOST PROMINENT CHAMPIONS OF AFRICAN TECH

Rebecca Enonchong is a Cameroonian technology entrepreneur who founded the tech company known as AppsTech in 1999. She  holds the positions of Founder and Chief Executive Officer at the renowned global provider of enterprise application solutions. She is also a Co-Founder and CEO of I/O Spaces, a collaborative coworking environment located in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

Rebecca Enonchong stands as a highly influential technology entrepreneur in sub-Saharan Africa. Her impact is twofold: she has not only demonstrated remarkable technology leadership as the driving force behind the software pioneer, Appstech but has also played a pivotal role in shaping a pan-African ecosystem that fosters angel investors, incubators, and support networks for startups. Her unwavering dedication has made a substantial contribution to advancing engineering innovation and entrepreneurship throughout the continent.

Appstech  with offices  on three continents,  has done work in over 25 countries and provided support to users in more than 50 countries. Whether you are already global or trying to get there, the  company  offers you  seamless worldwide coverage.

Her influence extends beyond individual companies, as she serves as the Board Chair for Afrilabs, a pan-African network encompassing over 50 innovation centers. Additionally, she takes on the role of Board Chair at ActivSpaces, a business incubator based in Cameroon. Her commitment to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship is further reflected in her board memberships, including Venture Capital for Africa (VC4Africa), Salesforce.org, and the African Media Initiative. In 2021, Enonchong was confirmed as vice chair of the board of the WHO Foundation.

Rebecca Enonchong’s dedication to nurturing emerging businesses is evident in her roles as Co-Founder and President of Cameroon Angels Network and Co-Founder and Vice-President of African Business Angels Network. She generously shares her expertise by mentoring and advising various technology startups, contributing to their growth and success.

Throughout her illustrious career, Rebecca Enonchong has received numerous accolades and honors, including recognition as a Global Leader for Tomorrow (GLT) by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Forbes magazine has also acknowledged her as one of the leading female tech founders in Africa, further cementing her status as a prominent figure in the tech and entrepreneurial landscape.

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