On the 20th of January, we introduced our 2020 edition of Techpoint Build.
One of many causes that is the most important startup and know-how gathering in West Africa is the Pitch Storm phase, which we’re blissful to announce for 2020.
Pitch Storm is a startup competitors the place probably the most certified startups compete towards one another for the coveted equity-free prize cash, amongst different prizes.
Pitch Storm 2020 would be the third straight showdown since its inauguration, with 20 startups throughout West Africa collaborating in earlier editions.
Nine Nigerian startups took half within the inaugural version from which Placement — a platform that permits job seekers to seek out paid internship alternatives in Nigeria — emerged winner of the ₦1 million prize money. Pitch Storm 2019 had totally different prospects, with illustration from 5 nations — Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Senegal, and Côte d’Ivoire — across West Africa and 11 startups participating.
On-line information actual property platform, Estate Intel, went home with the $10,000 prize money.
Pitch Storm 2020 will characteristic 12 startups from the next 6 West African nations: Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Benin Republic, and Cameroon.
The competitors shall be held on March 1, 2020. Purposes at the moment are open for participation in Pitch Storm 2020.
Who can apply?
Pitch Storm is open to the most-innovative and disruptive startups throughout all industries. Taking part startups should be no less than a 12 months outdated, and should come from the above-listed nations.
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