Africa’s inaugural Startupbootcamp has helped bridge the gap between corporates and startups, with the initiative’s first cohort of 10 startups having secured 32 agreements with large companies, says the programme’s managing director Zachariah George.
The 32 agreements facilitated by Startupbootcamp Cape Town — which concluded yesterday with a Demo Day in the city — include pilots, proof of concepts, experiments and contracts with the programmes sponsors and other corporates, said George (pictured above).
“This never happens in Africa, in corporate Africa, it usually takes years, two years to get a startup to even have a meeting,” said George speaking at the event, held at Ratanga […]
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