Dakar FASTTRACKS

Empowering Innovators Across The Continent

On the 10th of April, Startupbootcamp AfriTech in partnership with Impact Hub welcomes you to Dakar, Senegal for a FastTrack day as part of its international tour to support the continent’s best talent.

The 10 most promising startups selected from the applications will be invited to present their innovative ideas to the Startupbootcamp team, and fellow entrepreneurs. You will have the opportunity to receive mentor feedback and learn more about the Cape Town based Startupbootcamp accelerator program. If you’re a startup, we encourage you to apply now.

What can a Startupbootcamp FastTrack 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.
  • You will be added to our watch list, which gives you higher chances of being selected for the program.

Why apply?

The experience is extremely valuable for everyone attending; teams learn from personalized feedback they get as well as from feedback that other teams receive. As the event is informal, you will also have the chance to connect with the mentors and other participating teams from the local ecosystem.

Who Should Apply?

Startups who are operating in the following industries.

  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Financial Services
  • Smart City Solutions
  • Water treatment
  • Transportation
  • Sustainable Development

We are looking for startups that are developing the following technologies.

  • Data Analytics
  • Process Automation and Simulations
  • HealthTech
  • Data Aggregation
  • Data automation and content Aggregation
  • Digital identity management
  • FinTech solutions for personal financial management
  • Smart Mobility
  • Open transportation systems
  • eLearning
  • Smart Water Solutions
  • Clean energy
  • Contract and profile management tools
  • GPS tracking technology
  • FinTech for Financial Inclusion
  • Growth Hacking and digital marketing
  • An acute focus on sustainable development goals

How do you apply?

Simply complete this short online form and apply for the FastTrack to be held in Dakar on April 12th. Applications close 4 days before the event, so make sure you complete your application by then!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the FastTrack event or the accelerator program, feel free to drop us a line at cape.town@startupbootcamp.org

About Startupbootcamp Events:

At Startupbootcamp AfriTech we’re looking for top-notch FinTech, Big Data, startups for our accelerator programs, and our Startupbootcamp events are informal events that we use as part of the screening process. In return, you get instant feedback from our panel of high-profile mentors and a chance to connect with other teams locally. events aside, you can apply for the Startupbootcamp program starting in August!

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April 10, 2019: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  • 
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Impact Hub: Villa 18, cite Africa, Ouakam, Dakar.
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