AIM National Startup Competition, Kenya

Annual Investment Meeting; Key to Strengthening Startups


Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), the World’s Leading Investment Platform in the Middle East and North Africa, will hold its 10th edition on March 24-26 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Under the theme ‘Investing for the Future: Shaping the Global Investment Strategies’, AIM will gather high-ranking government officials, decision makers, corporate leaders, policy makers, businessmen, regional and international investors, entrepreneurs, leading academics and investment experts to address the global challenges of securing viable investment aimed at contributing to economic growth.


The AIM National Startup Competition, Kenya is part of a series of national pitch competitions staged in over 100 countries,to discover startups with huge potential to expand and to penetrate the market with confidence.

The National Pitch Competition, Kenya will be held on 4th March 2020 at @iBizAfrica in Strathmore University. 

One winner will be selected and invited to be part of the final AIM 2020 Global Technopreneurs in Dubai on 24th March 2020 to 26th March 2020. This invitation will include flight, accommodation, kiosk, networking and incubation opportunities.


To be qualified, startups must:

  1. Have less than 50 employees 
  2. Be at least 2-7 years old
  3. Have an annual revenue of $100,000 to $1,000,000 
  4. Have passed at least one round of funding
  5. Match the listed categories in AIM Startup


The application deadline will be on 2nd March 2020 at 9.00 p.m.

Communication to shortlisted applicants will be done via email on 3rd March 2020.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Only one winner will be selected on Wednesday 4th March 2020 at the AIM National Pitch Competition in Kenya for an opportunity to pitch to a panel of experts in entrepreneurship, technology, and business management at AIM 2020. 

AIM National Startup Competition, Kenya

AIM National Startup Competition, Kenya


March 2, 2020
Program dates Feb 17 - Mar 4, 2020
Organizer @iBizAfrica
Website Visit website
Targets Kenya
Agribusiness, Artificial intelligence, Clean technology and energy, Computer games, EdTech, Education, Fintech, Healthcare, HealthTech, ICT, Logistics, Retail and wholesale, Transport and logistics, Virtual reality



  • Profile picture of Linda Kwamboka
    Linda Kwamboka posted an update on the Competition page AIM National Startup Competition, Kenya.

    The application deadline has been extended to 2nd March 2020 9.00 p.m. Apply today, for an opportunity to pitch your business to a panel of experts in entrepreneurship, technology, and business managements. Winners will receive cash prizes, mentorship, and increase their potential to receive funding.