Africa tech summit has formally invited all African startups to apply for its 2022 edition of Pitch Live in its Africa startup summit.
It is the fourth of its annual summit it will hold this year.
The application would guarantee startups the opportunity to pitch their ideas to investors, corporates, accelerators, and media.
They would choose ten startups to present their ideas to an audience of over 500 tech leaders in the ecosystem.
However, the selection process would be according to the summit’s organisers.
However, there are some requirements to meet before applying so that the team can consider you.
Meeting the requirement, you are guaranteed to move to the next selection stage.
Requirement for application
Africa tech summit says that participants must be African.
They could have one cofounder in Africa or have its headquarter in Africa.
Also, the startup should be less than five years with existing traction.
And have raised to $100 million in external funding.
Asides startups should have a current ask.
And finally, they should be able to attend the conference in Nairobi, Kenya, in person.
About the summit
Africa tech summit will be happening live in Nairobi from the 23rd to the 24th of February.
The two-day event would change the narration of the last two years as it has been a challenging ride for the ecosystem.
Many tech ventures in the world have evolved from the challenges bringing solutions to the problems.
Africa startup summit is a platform for these startups to showcase their entrepreneurial talents and solutions, bringing them together with tech leaders from the African ecosystem and international players.
“We are delighted to welcome back African start-ups 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, with exciting new start-ups on the rise.
Supporting the ecosystem and creating a platform for these start-ups to connect with investors and corporates is what the Africa Startup Summit is all about.”, the founder of the summit says.
The chosen participants would have access to the full event and participate in various sessions laid out; networking, workshops, discussions and others.
And they can speak on their business and state the support they need; funding, partnership, investment and others.
Attending would be local and international decision-makers in the industry who have been making waves.
Some of which includes Kojo Boakye of Meta, Amandine Lobelle of Paystack, Emmanuel Lubanzadio of Twitter and many others.
Other summits coming up by the Africa tech summit include the Africa Money & DeFi Summit and the Africa Mobile Summit.