NIW.Startups is a platform for discovering and showcasing the new most promising startups in the region. It also seeks to attract the right investors to initiate funding conversations with startups.
NIW.Startups is part of the annual Nairobi Innovation Week organized by stakeholders in the regional innovation ecosystem. In 2019, Nairobi Innovation Week will be held on 10th – 14th June. During that week 30 pitches will be staged and the 6 most promising of 2019 startups will be feted.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR STARTUPS?
Investors, Media, Customers, Partners, Mentors, Talent
Investors, Customers, Partners, Mentors
Coaches, Mentors, Peers
FOR WHICH STARTUPS?
EARLY STAGE STARTUPS
Between 100 – 10,000
Between 10 – 1,000
Between $1,000 – $100,000
2+ Full-Time Team
GROWTH STAGE STARTUPS
Between 10,000 – 100,000
Between 1,000 – 10,000
Between $100,000 – $1000,000
Seeking Series A Funding
CLICK HERE for more info
|Application deadline||April 5|
|Program dates||June 10 - June 14, 2019|
|Organizer||Nairobi Innovation Week|
|Sectors||Agribusiness, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Utilities, Construction and manufacturing, Manufacturing, Creative, media and entertainment, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Leisure and travel, Retail and wholesale, Consumer non-durables, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene, Cars, Household appliances, Luxury goods and jewelry|