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

CountryCityRegistration DeadlineEvent date
South AfricaJohannesburg14 February19 February
KenyaNairobi16 February21 February
TanzaniaDar Es Salaam20 February25 February
South AfricaCape Town24 February1-2 March
RwandaKigali12 March18 March
UgandaKampala15 March20 March
KenyaNairobi18 March22 March
GhanaAccra2 April8 April
SenegalDakar5 April10 April
MoroccoCasablanca20 April25 April
NigeriaLagos22 April27-28 April
Ivory CoastAbidjan25 April30 April
South AfricaDurban25 April30 April
South AfricaJohannesburg29 April2-3 May
BotswanaGaborone2 May7 May
ZimbabweHarare4 May9 May
SwitzerlandZurich9 May14 May
FranceParis12 May17 May
South AfricaCape Town17 May22 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
OrganizerStartupbootcamp Afritech
Website Visit website
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Africa, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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