Apply to Pitch at Africa Startup Summit Holding in Rwanda
Reading Time: 1 minute Applications are open to startups from around the continent to Pitch Live at the Africa Startup Summit in Kigali in February, with 10 startups to be given the chance to take to the stage before an audience of over 400 investors, corporate partners, accelerators and media. The Africa Startup Summit will bring together stakeholders in the tech startup space across the continent in Kigali, Rwanda, on February 14 -15, to explore the opportunities and challenges within the ecosystem, while showcasing Africa’s abundant entrepreneurial talent. The focus of the Summit will be on encouraging collaboration and creating connections between investors, corporates, stakeholders and startups. As part of this mission, the top 10 startups from around Africa will be given the chance to pitch their business live on stage to the audience of over 400 local and international decision-makers. Selected startups will also have the opportunity to attend the rest of the event, which features three Summits, and take part in the wide variety of workshops, discussions and networking sessions taking place over the three days. Applications are open to African tech-enabled startups operating in any field. Startups applying must also be less than five years old; have at least an MVP, ideally with existing traction; have raised less than US$1 million in external funding; and have a current “ask”. Startups must be able to attend the Summit in Kigali in person. Applications are open here, until January 11, with applications to be reviewed on a rolling basis.