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Just under two days left to apply for Startupbootcamp Johannesburg FastTrack

Startups looking to participate at the Startupbootcamp Africa Johannesburg FastTrack event have just under two days to apply for one of 10 spots with the application deadline set for Sunday (6 May).

The Johannesburg FastTrack, which is sponsored by Old Mutual, is part of a tour to source, grow and scale the next generation of Africa-focused innovators. The event will be held next Wednesday (9 May) at Old Mutual’s head office in Sandton.

Only 10 startups will be selected to attend the Startupbootcamp Johannesburg FastTrack event

Applications are open to tech startups from the Gauteng region with solutions in; blockchain, connected devices, payment solutions, capital markets and asset management, integrated supply chain, e-commerce, alternative financing, identity management, digital connectivity, data and behavioural analytics, and enabling technologies.

FastTrack events are a rare opportunity for startups across the globe to present their businesses to an elite group of mentors comprising industry experts, investors and corporate executives.

Through more than two hours of personal, dedicated one-on-one feedback from mentors and specialists, startups are able to engage with the Startupbootcamp global community and also access international opportunities.

Stanley Gabriel, head of innovation and strategy at Old Mutual Personal Finance, says Startupbootcamp’s FastTrack events are revealing some of the continent’s most innovative tech talent.

“We are looking forward to shining a light on our local startups in Johannesburg and Cape Town, and anticipate some high-quality ideas and solutions,” says Gabriel.