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African tech publication Disrupt Africa has launched a new offline service to link corporates, investors and accelerator programmes with African tech startups, the publication reported in a article today.
Disrupt Africa, which was launched in 2014, said the service would be called “Disrupt Pipeline”.
Disrupt Africa co-founder Tom Jackson (pictured above) said in the article that the publication had built up a “vast database of African tech startups, a contact list that spans the continent, and deep expertise across a number of markets and verticals”.
“Having worked with dozens of corporate entities, investors and accelerators in various ways in the past to help them source startups for various initiatives, the company is now packaging this offering and making it available more widely via its new service – Disrupt Pipeline,” he said.
Disrupt Africa’s Disrupt Pipeline will link corporates, investors and accelerator programmes with African tech startups
He said through Disrupt Pipeline, customers will be able to enlist the help of the Disrupt Africa team to connect with relevant startups.
“Be it corporates looking for tech solutions to business challenges, investors seeking to widen their portfolios, or accelerators looking for applications to their programmes, Disrupt Pipeline provides access to the most innovative companies on the continent,” he said.
Jackson said the service can also be combined with advertising campaigns via the Disrupt Africa platform to widen the net where necessary.
In addition, he said Disrupt Africa is “reformatting” its research division to to offer bespoke research and data to clients on a project basis.
Featured image: Disrupt Africa co-founder Tom Jackson (Facebook)