Startupbootcamp AfriTech 2019 FastTrack TourEmpowering 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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|Application deadline||May 22|
|Program dates||January 29 - 9:00 AM - May 22, 2019 - 11:00 PM|
|Location||1 Sandhill Road, Greenpoint, Cape Town, South Africa 8001|
|Targets||Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Réunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, United Republic of, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe|
|Sectors||Agribusiness, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Utilities, Construction and manufacturing, Manufacturing, Creative, media and entertainment, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Leisure and travel, Retail and wholesale, Consumer non-durables, Transport and logistics, Cars, Community water systems, Household appliances, Luxury goods and jewelry, Sanitation, Water storage, Water treatment, Water utilities, Water, sanitation and hygiene|