MEST Pan-African Pitch Competition 2019 (up to $50k equity investment) is open for application
Pan-African pitch competitors for scale-ups primarily based in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa or Cote d’Ivoire who’re prepared to broaden into new markets. Country winners from every area can be flown to the finals for the MEST Africa Summit in Nairobi to compete to up to $50,000 in equity funding and a spread of different help to speed up their Pan-African scale-up.
If you’re a post-revenue tech enterprise, in any vertical, who can present why you ought to be taken significantly as a pacesetter in your house, you might be inspired to apply. Top firms in every area can be invited to pitch at regional occasions in Accra, Nairobi, Lagos, Cape Town, and Abidjan.
Regional pitch occasions can be held on the next dates, at MEST Incubator places or native companions workplace:
- Accra: Wednesday, February 27
- Nairobi: Wednesday, February 27
- Lagos: Thursday, February 28
- Cape Town: Thursday, February 28
- Abidjan: Thursday, February 28
Launched in 2008, MEST is a Pan-African coaching program, seed fund, incubator and hub for know-how entrepreneurs in Africa, offering vital abilities coaching in software program improvement, enterprise, and communications, in addition to funding & incubation. The HQ is in Accra, Ghana, MEST is funded by the Meltwater Foundation, the non-profit arm of Meltwater, a global chief in media intelligence and Outside Insight.
Deadline is February 15, 2019