Startupbootcamp AfriTech 2019 FastTrack Tour

Empowering Innovators through open innovation ecosystems

Startupbootcamp AfriTech is a Pan African, mentor-driven and corporate-backed accelerator, aimed at empowering innovators. Startupbootcamp AfriTech empowers the top innovative African tech startups, linking them to the fastest-moving corporates on the continent. We are sponsored by Old Mutual, Nedbank, RCS, BNP Paribas and PwC.

In 2019 we will be visiting 15 countries and hosting 19 events. Startupbootcamp AfriTech is inviting startups, mentors, investors, corporates and thought leaders to join us at our FastTracks (one-day pitching events) Office Hours (networking and mentoring) and themed Hackathons in a city near you.

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The 10 most promising startups selected from the applications, will be invited to present their innovative ideas to the Startupbootcamp team and fellow entrepreneurs. Startups will have the opportunity to receive mentor feedback, network with corporates and learn more about the Cape Town-based Startupbootcamp accelerator program. If you’re a startup, we encourage you to apply now. With only 10 spots available for the day, the earlier you apply the higher your chances are of attending the event. FastTracks, Office Hours and Hackathons are a one to two-day events which are a great way to meet the Startupbootcamp team, corporates, startup mentors and investors, in a relaxed, interactive setting.

What can a Startupbootcamp event offer you?

Receive valuable feedback from our mentors, corporates and subject experts. Engage with Startupbootcamp global community. Meet with the industry executives and be exposed to worldwide opportunities Be added to our watch list, which gives you higher chances to be selected for the program or options to do pilots with our corporate sponsors, those being Old Mutual, Nedbank, RCS, BNP Paribas and PwC. As the event is informal, you will also have the chance to connect with the mentors and other participating teams from the local ecosystem.

Dates and deadlines for 2019

Country City Registration Deadline Event date
South Africa Johannesburg 14 February 19 February
Kenya Nairobi 16 February 21 February
Tanzania Dar Es Salaam 20 February 25 February
South Africa Cape Town 24 February 1-2 March
Rwanda Kigali 12 March 18 March
Uganda Kampala 15 March 20 March
Kenya Nairobi 18 March 22 March
Ghana Accra 2 April 8 April
Senegal Dakar 5 April 10 April
Morocco Casablanca 20 April 25 April
Nigeria Lagos 22 April 27-28 April
Ivory Coast Abidjan 25 April 30 April
South Africa Durban 25 April 30 April
South Africa Johannesburg 29 April 2-3 May
Botswana Gaborone 2 May 7 May
Zimbabwe Harare 4 May 9 May
Switzerland Zurich 9 May 14 May
France Paris 12 May 17 May
South Africa Cape Town 17 May 22 May

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Startupbootcamp AfriTech 2019 FastTrack Tour

Startupbootcamp AfriTech 2019 FastTrack Tour


May 22, 2019
Program dates Jan 29 - May 22, 2019
Organizer Startupbootcamp Afritech
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