Finally, the d-day is here. Tomorrow the seven finalists of the TechCabal Startup Battlefied will be presenting their pitch/demos to the Faculty and gentlemen of the press ahead of the TechCabal Battlefield finale which takes place on the 21st of February at Four Points by Sheraton at 6:30pm.
Each startup (500Shops, Adugbo, Callbase, CasaGrupo, Decoded, GoKool, PrepClass) was paired with a mentor from the Faculty preparatory to the grand finale on the 21st. Members of the TechCabal Battlefield Faculty include Tomi Davies (Lagos Angel Network), Editi Effiong (Anakle), Femi Taiwo (INITS), Mark Essien (Hotels.ng), Ojoma Ochai (British Council), Lanre Oyedotun (Top Up Genie) and Iyinoluwa Aboyeji (Fora.co).
The entrepreneurs will compete for the biggest Nigerian technology startup prize ever — $20,000, courtesy of Stanbic IBTC Bank and iROKING.com
Startup Battlefield Demo Day details:
Date: 20th February 2013
Venue: Capital Square, The Garnet Building, Igbo-Efon Roundabout, Lekki Expressway.
Sponsored by Stanbic IBTC Bank, iROKING, Jobberman, Konga, Etisalat, with support from VC4Africa, Ventureburn, Capital Square, Easy Taxi, Ebonylife TV, YNaija, BellaNaija and RELOADED Magazine, the TechCabal Battlefield finale takes place on the 21st of February at Four Points by Sheraton at 6:30pm, where a panel of five judges, including Jason Njoku of iROKO Partners, Akin Oyebode of Stanbic IBTC, Ayodeji Adewunmi of Jobberman, Gbenga Sesan of Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, and one mystery judge to be revealed soon will decide which startup will leave the arena with glory, fame and the ultimate prize of $20,000.