|Application deadline||Sep 15|
|Program dates||Nov 15, 2016: 0:00|
|Targets||Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda|
Retail and wholesale, Agribusiness, Automotive, Banking, Clean technology, Computer hardware, Computer software, Construction, Creative, media and entertainment, Diversified services, E-commerce, Education, Electronics, Financial services, Food and beverage, Healthcare, Insurance, Internet, Leisure and travel, Manufacturing, Mobile, Real estate, Renewable energy, Telecom, Transport and logistics, Utilities, Waste management and recycling, Water, sanitation and hygiene
PIVOT EAST is East Africa’s premier startups pitching competition held annually since 2011. It is an m:lab East Africa initiative to amplify and consolidate the gains of East Africa’s Mobile developer and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Objectives of PIVOT EAST are:
- To consolidate recent gains of the regional mobile ecosystem and help direct the thinking from mobile applications to mobile entrepreneurship.
- To facilitate discovery of the next wave of high potential mobile startups.
- To sustain the push towards mobile innovations being high in the agenda of regional governments, corporates and development agencies.
- To raise the quality of startups in the region and to improve their investibility.
For more details visit: www.pivoteast.com
Close call for application 8th September (Extended to 13th September)
Semifinalists Announcement 26th September
Finalists Announcement 11th October
Workshops 18th Oct – 10 Nov
Main Pitching Conference 15th Nov