CES to host Africa Tech Now Village startup showcase in 2017

Taking place at the yearly CES technology exhibition in Las Vegas, Eureka Park is the destination for startups to launch new products during the event. In 2017, it will also play host to African startup showcase, Africa Tech Now Village.

The Africa Tech Now Village will connect ten pre-selected startups with investors, potential clients, and more. They will also receive training, access to workshops, and a webinar for the event.

The event is looking at early to mid-stage startups in the digital technology field, such as edtech, agri-tech, and ecommerce, to name a few.

They also need to “show a ground breaking innovation,” preferably addressing the consumer market.

A panel of international technology experts will select ten finalists, who will showcase at the final event.

All expenses will be paid for the finalists, including travel costs, accommodation, and visa fees.

Applications are open from 18 July until 31Aaugust. For more information or to apply for the programme, visit the African Tech Now Village website.

Feature image: Moto “Club4AG” Miwa via Flickr.



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