What is Lagos Startup Dealday?
A quarterly investment process run by the Lagos Angel Network (LAN).
Lagos StartUp DealDay brings together LAN members, other angel investors and Lagos startup ecosystem players in a process where the very best startup ventures (across all sectors) are guaranteed funding. Using Lagos StartUp DealDays as a vehicle, LAN is targeting to raise N100 million from its members and the early stage investment community for Lagos startups during 2016.
LAN partners for the DealDay include VC4A, TechCabal, the Africa Business Angel Network (ABAN), Lagos based hubs, incubators and accelerators.
Information for Startups
Applications close on Saturday, October 15th.
Interested startups are invited to apply and make sure to have a venture profile published on the VC4Africa platform with their most recent pitch deck attached. Video pitches are encouraged but not required (no more than 60-90 seconds long).
Applications without a venture profile and pitch materials will be automatically excluded.
Shortlisted startups will be announced/contacted on November 9th, and entrepreneurs will be invited to make formal pitches at the Lagos StartUp DealDay pitch event on Wednesday November 16th. Pitches will be delivered to a small, closed panel of Angel investors.
Technical issues: please contact VC4A here.
- N5-25m funding requirement
- Stage: early customer/revenue, post concept/prototype, <2 years in business
INFORMATION FOR INVESTORS
Interested investors are required to set up a Pro Account with VC4Africa. Initial pitch decks, video pitches and other startup information will be available via the VC4Africa platform in the run up to the event.
Interested angel investors/syndicates should contact the LAN Secretariat by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to register.
The Lagos Angel Network is the premier angel network in Nigeria and one of the most active in Africa. Founded in 2014, LAN with foremost Nigerian investor, Dotun Sulaiman as Chairman and Tomi Davies, Collins Onuegbu, Tokunboh Ishmael, Dipo Adebo, Segun Olukoya and David Richards as board members, is creating a network of business angels that provide startup funding, access to business networks and mentoring to early-stage ventures in Lagos, Nigeria.