PIVOT East 2016

East Africa’s premier startups pitching competition and conference

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Sep 15
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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

TIMELINES
       
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   

PIVOT East 2016

PIVOT East 2016

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