PIVOT East, East Africa’s premier mobile startups pitching competition and conference will be held on 15th November 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. One of the objectives that the event aims to achieve each year is “to raise the quality of mobile startups in the region and to improve their investability”. The 2016 edition is being organized to allow investor’s input upfront at the pitching event.
We have involved investors as judges in the selection of the finalists and in previous editions. Some of the Investor funds involved in finalist selection were Savannah Fund, Kuramo Capital Management LLC, Novastar Ventures, and TLcom Capital LLP. …
PIVOT East is a startup competition and conference held annually since 2011. PIVOT East has officially opened the call for applications for its 2016 edition and will continue to accept applications until midnight EAT on 8th September 2016.
Startups from across the region that meet the requirements can start applying for the competition. Startups may join the competition here www.pivoteast.com/apply2016
Eligibility criteria to participate in PIVOT East 2016:
PIVOT East 2016 is finally here! The organizing team is excited to officially announce the open call for applications for the PIVOT East 2016 edition.
PIVOT East is Africa’s biggest startups competition and conference held annually since 2011. The competition comprises of a series of activities that will culminate in the finalists conference which will be held on 15th November 2016. The conference is organized by m:lab East Africa an initiative of the iHub.
PIVOT East aims to catalyse the growth of startups, so as to amplify and consolidate the gains of East Africa’s digital entrepreneurship ecosystem. …