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The Pitch Live London platform gives African startups an opportunity to pitch to top investors, corporates, innovators, the media and advisors.
To be considered for the pitching platform, startups must have been operating for under five years and either have one African co-founder or be based on the continent.
In addition, the startups must have a minimum viable product with existing traction, must have raised less than $1-million in external funding and have a current “ask”.
This year’s Africa Tech Summit London will take place during London Tech Week
Africa Tech Summit London connects industry leaders, innovators and investors while providing insights from across the continent on mobile financial services, investment, blockchain, digital, payments and lending, scaling and exits, mobility and logistics, as well as the latest trends and innovations.
Those expected to present at the summit (with more to be announced) include representatives from Flutterwave, Branch, Lidya, Binance, Yego Moto, GreenTec Capital, OPIC, BitPesa, Carbon, ABAN, AfricInvest, Africa Tech Ventures, Kobo360, TLCom, Lagos Angel Network, Outlierz Ventures, ThankUCash, London Stock Exchange, African Women In Tech, and Swiftly.
Africa Tech Summits founder Andrew Fassnidge said in a statement yesterday (24 April) that the summit follows Africa Tech Summit Kigali which was held in February and connected over 500 delegates in Rwanda.
He added that this year’s summit is also part of London Tech Week which takes place from 10 to 14 June and which will provide enhanced exposure, more opportunities to do business and drive investment between Africa and the UK.
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