Africa Tech Summit Connects and Disrupt Africa has opened applications for the latest edition of Pitch Live which gives startups the opportunity to present their solutions to a sea of investors.
15 selected startup businesses will pitch their ideas online to an audience of 500 people which consists investors, corporates and other stakeholders.
The event is set to come off from 20th October to 22nd October 2020.
Disrupt Africa has also collaborated with Africa Tech Summit (ATS) to power startup-focused sessions and pitching opportunities at Africa Tech Summit Connects. This is intended to take place via mobile app and desktop on October 20-22.
Within the three day, five startups in each of the Pre-Seed, Seed, and Series A categories will pitch to a global audience, before having the opportunity of engaging with interested parties through a variety of socially-distanced online mediums.
The virtual business summit aims to maximise each delegate’s time with AI-powered smart matchmaking, live 1:1 video meetings and the ability to find new customers, innovative products, investors and opportunities via a virtual business marketplace.
Selected startups will also have access to the rest of the event, which aims to drive interaction and showcase the latest developments on the continent across the startup world and beyond, with sessions focusing on fintech, logistics, e-commerce, investment, regulation and policy, blockchain, connectivity, ed-tech and agri-tech.
Applications are open here until September 28. Applicants will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis hence early applications are encouraged.
Previous editions of the summit were held in Kigali. Rwanda.