Nigeria’s digital publishing platform, Publiseer, has been selected to pitch at Startup Turkey Top 100 Demo Day set to take place on the 26th to 29th of April in Istanbul, Turkey.
The media loving started recently emerged the winner at the Startup World Cup Nigeria Regional Competition, thus securing a place at the grand finale in Silicon Valley.
“I’m happy that we’re one of those African startups, and we’ll work even harder to move higher in the ranks,” says Chidi Nwaogu, who recently was shortlisted for the Yunus&Youth Global Fellowship Program for Social Entrepreneurs 2019, and was selected to be one of the 25 Young Founders for the Spring 2019 Westerwelle Young Founders Programme. As a Westerwelle Fellow, Nwaogu will be attending the Young Founders Conference from 2nd to 6th of April 2019.
In an email from Elif Coskunkan, the company was made aware of its selection to Startup 100. Publiseer was selected as the top 100 from 120,000 startup applications from 150 countries. Only 1% of the startups that applied were selected to join the Startup Turkey.
‘Startup 100’ companies will join online webinars, mentorship, a Boat Tour in Istanbul and plus they will get high-level exposure with startup booth and quickfire pitch on stage on the 29th.
Publiseer is a digital publisher that helps African writers and musicians from low-income communities to distribute and monetize their creative works across over 400 digital stores in 100 countries, with just a single click and at no charge.