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Lagos Startup Pitch Event - AfricArena Tour 2019
Join us for the 4st stop of the AfricArena Tour 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria !
This is call to Nigerian TECH STARTUPS, INVESTORS, and African TECH ECOSYSTEM community and enthusiasts!
AfricArena exists to provide a platform where startups can tell their story, gain valuable networks and attain funding.
The AfricArena Tour is the pre-selection process for the AfricArena Summit – an annual conference that showcases Africa’s best startups and innovators in front of an audience of local and international investors looking for world-class talent. AfricArena scours the major capitals of the continent in search of tech startups that have the potential to disrupt.
The Tour is coming to Lagos to give the best Nigerian entrepreneurs the opportunity to share their business model and convince the expert judges why they should be advanced to pitch at the grand finale in Cape Town, South Africa.
Witness the best Africa has to offer in innovation and get a front-row seat into the future. Expand your perception of Africa’s tech ecosystem and get to connect with a broad spectrum of people,ideas, industries, organisations, and more.
2 Categories of Pitches:
1. Corporate challenge pitches: Solve key problems in the travel sectors !
in partnership with AirFrance-KLM. Our corporate sponsors formulate challenges that the startups will then address in their business model.
2. Ecosystem challenge pitches: Get selected by the AfricArena Team to represent Nigeria at the Summit!
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*Applications close June 3rd - midnight*
Programme for the afternoon:
- Welcome Word from the AfricArena team
- Panel discussion with key figures of the ecosystem (investors, startups CEOs)
Taiwo Ajetunmobi - Cofounder at Passion Incubator
Fisayo Durojaye - Senior associate & Venture Capitalist at Echo VC
Joseph Agunbiade - Cofounder & Technology Lead, at BudgiT
Blessing Abeng - Director at Startup Grind Lagos and Cofounder at Afropreneur
Aramide Abe - Executive Director at Naija Startups
- Pitching competition
- Cocktail & Networking
Estimated duration: 4Hrs.
*FREE ENTRANCE. Limited seats available, RSVP now!.*
Feel free to Contact us at [email protected] for any queries!