Deal Day Q4 2021 – Call for Pitches

Funding opportunity for innovative, tech-focused or tech-enabled businesses

Rising Tide Africa presents another funding opportunity for budding entrepreneurs with witty business ideas.

The deadline day for our call to pitches is October 4 and shortlisted pitches will be selected for our Deal Day Event.The Deal Day Event is our bi-annual pitch showcase where we have a curated cohort of tech and tech enabled businesses pitch to our angel investors for possible investment.

Eligibility criteria

  • Innovative tech focused or tech enabled businesses.
  • Start up must not be less than 6 months old.
  • Must be located, operating in or focused on Africa.
  • Raising a pre-seed, seed or Series A round.

Preference will be given to companies that are female-owned, led or managed and businesses providing products/services that improve the lives of women.

Application opens on September 13th and closes on October 4th, 2021. Successful applicants will benefit from

  • funding,
  • increased visibility for their start up and
  • the opportunity to be mentored by RTA mentors with experience in finance, tech, venture capital fundraising, operational excellence, and go-to-market strategies.

Click here to apply and use the pitch deck format here as a guide.


October 4, 2021
Program dates Oct 18, 2021
Organizer Rising Tide Africa
Website Visit website
Targets Africa
Sectors ICT