Call For Startups To Pitch Live At Africa Startup Summit Nairobi

Startups are invited to pitch live at the Africa Startup Summit in Nairobi. Applications are now open for the 2022 edition of Pitch Live at the 4th Africa Startup Summit that will be held in Nairobi next month.

The Africa Startup Summit is part of the fourth annual Africa Tech Summit that will be held live and onsite in Nairobi, Kenya, from 23-24 February 2022. The 2-day event will showcase Africa’s startup ecosystem and entrepreneurial talent.

An overall of ten startups will be selected to present their products and asked to come on stage to an audience of more than 500 leaders in the African technology world, including angel investors, corporate organizations, accelerators, and the media.

Founder of Africa Tech Summit, Andrew Fassnidge said, “ We are delighted to welcome back African startups to Pitch Live on stage at Africa Tech Summit. While the last two years have been very challenging globally, many tech ventures across the continent have flourished. Supporting the ecosystem and creating a platform for these startups to connect with investors and corporate is what the Africa Startup Summit is all about.”

Startups that get selected will also have access to the full event, which features three summits and a wide range of workshops, discussions, and networking sessions. Ventures must be African, that is, they must have at least, one African cofounder or have their headquarter in Africa. Startups must also be less than five years old, have at least an MVP with existing ideal traction, must have raised less than US$1 million in external funding, and currently have an “ask”.

Startups that will like to pitch must be able to attend the Summit in Nairobi in person. Applications are available until the 30th of January, 2022, and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

If you are interested, apply here.


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