Due Date: February 15, 2019
Calling Africa’s leading scale-ups! Applications are now open for the 2019 MEST Africa Obstacle— a Pan-African pitch competitors for scale-ups based in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa or Cote d’Ivoire who are all set to broaden into brand-new markets. Nation winners from each area will be flown to the finals at the MEST Africa Top in Nairobi to contend for as much as $50,000 in equity financial investment and a variety of other assistance to accelerate their Pan-African scale-up.
If you are a post-revenue tech company, in any vertical, who can reveal why you need to be taken seriously as a leader in your area, you are motivated to use. Leading business in each area will be welcomed to pitch at local occasions in Accra, Nairobi, Lagos, Cape Town and Abidjan.
Regional pitch occasions will be hung on the following dates, at MEST Incubator areas or regional partners workplace:
- Accra: Wednesday, February 27
- Nairobi: Wednesday, February 27
- Lagos: Thursday, February 28
- Cape Town: Thursday, February 28
- Abidjan: Thursday, February 28
Introduced in 2008, MEST is a Pan-African training program, seed fund, incubator and center for innovation business owners in Africa, supplying crucial abilities training in software application advancement, company and interactions, along with seed financing and incubation. Headquartered in Accra, Ghana, MEST is moneyed by the Meltwater Structure, the non-profit arm of Meltwater, a worldwide leader in media intelligence and Outdoors Insight.
MEST Africa Top? This is the Pan-African tech conference. The Top combines leading business owners, financiers, executives and environment gamers from throughout Africa, Silicon Valley, Europe and Asia to check out the current developments and increasing stars in the tech and start-up area on the continent.
Winners will get
- As Much As $50 k equity financial investment from MEST
- An area in the MEST incubator of their option
- The opportunity to pitch at the finals on a worldwide phase at the 2019 MEST Africa Top in Nairobi.
Business need to:
- Be post-revenue
- Run in the market in which they are using
- Be mostly tech-focused
To learn more, see MEST Africa