A quarterly pitch event run by the Lagos Angel Network


Mar 15
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2016
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what is lagos startup dealday?

A pitch event run by the Lagos Angel Network (LAN). Lagos StartUp DealDays will run quarterly, and the first event will take place on the evening of Thursday, March 31st.
Lagos StartUp DealDay will bring LAN members, other angel investors and Lagos startup ecosystem players together at an event where the very best startup ventures (across sectors) are guaranteed funding. Each participating investment syndicate will deploy a minimum of N5 million on the day.
Using Lagos StartUp DealDays as a springboard, LAN expects to raise N100 million from its members and the early stage investment community at large for Lagos startups during 2016.
Partners for the event include VC4Africa, TechCabal, the Africa Business Angel Network (ABAN), Lagos based hubs, incubators and accelerators. Branding and promotional material by Akanka.

Information for Startups

Applications closed on Tuesday, March 15th.
Interested startups were invited to apply using an online form. They were asked to make sure they had a venture profile published on the VC4Africa platform with their most recent pitch deck attached. Video pitches were 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 March 21st, and entrepreneurs will be invited to make formal pitches at the Lagos StartUp DealDay on March 31st. Pitches will be delivered to a small, closed panel of investors.
Technical issues: please contact VC4A here.

Selection criteria:

  • N5-25m funding requirement
  • Stage: early customer/revenue, post concept/prototype


Interested investors will be 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 for more information on how to register.

About LAN

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 helping to create a network of business angels that put startup funding and mentoring into early-stage ventures in Lagos, Nigeria. Since its creation, LAN members have invested in over a dozen Lagos startups.



  • Profile picture of FEMI ADENIJI
    FEMI ADENIJI posted an update on the Competition page LAGOS STARTUP DEALDAY Q1 2016.

    Does anyone know where the venue got the LAGOS DEALDAY is?

    • Profile picture of Dayo Koleowo
      Dayo Koleowo posted an update on the Competition page LAGOS STARTUP DEALDAY Q1 2016.

      I will like to know if a power point pitch slide can be uploaded if one doesn’t have a video pitch. And if so, where can hat be uploaded asides the document section on the venture profile.

      • Profile picture of kedir Ahmed
        kedir Ahmed posted an update on the Competition page LAGOS STARTUP DEALDAY Q1 2016.

        Greetings, am kedir from Ethiopia we are working on publishing magazine and TV program its focus on education and social issues more we work on promoting youth entrepreneurship an Ethiopia we are partners of african leadership academy and Anzisha prize we have got the best partner award. And we are partners with African Young Enterpruner (AYE) Ethiopian chapter. we like working together thank you

        • Profile picture of H. 'Tomi Davies
          H. 'Tomi Davies posted an update on the Competition page LAGOS STARTUP DEALDAY Q1 2016.

          Our Syndicate will shortlist startups based on their response to the questions posed in using any combination of video, audio, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and PDF documentation they choose to convincingly express their answers before the 15th March 2016 deadline.
          We look forward to reviewing your submissions on the site.

          • Profile picture of Adedare OSUNSANYA
            Adedare OSUNSANYA posted an update on the Competition page LAGOS STARTUP DEALDAY Q1 2016.

            Dear Admin, the application link is not opening. Please, is there any other alternative on how to apply?