Startupbootcamp Smart City “Fast Track” Nairobi hosted by Liquid Telecom & Fuse Catalysts
Startupbootcamp Smart City Dubai is the leading program supporting innovative companies in the IoT & Connectivity, Urban Automation & Mobility, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Open City Data, Sustainable Cities & Living, Smart Government, and Smart Retail industry.
Their intensive 3+3 month program provides 10 selected Smart City companies with hands-on mentorship from over 100 industry experts, office space in Dubai, seed funding, and access to a global network of investors and corporate partners from across the Smart City industry.
We, Fuse Catalysts are excited to have been a sponsor and local organizing partner for the Nairobi “Fast Track” to identify local startups for the day long 1-to-1 pitch and mentorship session with local & regional corporate mentors. The event was hosted by Liquid Telecom at their Data Center office.
The corporate jury & mentors included Liquid Telecom: Group CTO & Innovation Officer Ben Roberts; Business Analyst Clifford Derrick, Network engineer Marcellous Palla & Oswald Jumira as well as Wahome Gathondu from IBM. This alongside the fantastic Startupbootcamp Smart City CEO: Todd O’Brien.
Some of the startups that pitched include but not limited to: MyRide Africa, Suny Poynt, BLUWDRIVE & World Wallet to name but a few.
Fuse Catalysts is a venture builder and business advisory firm for technology companies looking to Scale across Africa and Globally. We provide technical assistance with a focus on Project Management, Operations, Strategy and Finance to ensure the companies have what it takes to grow exponentially.
We boast a wide network of local & international partners and networks, through which we are able to offer unparalleled access to resources and talent.