Pitch Ethiopia, an inaugural startup pitch and demo event is set to hold on November 22, 2019 at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia giving chance to startups to pitch to global investors, receive prizes, and receive potential investment.
The P!TCH ETHIOP!A winner will have the opportunity to travel to Silicon Valley, California for the 2020 edition of the Startup World Cup.
According to Stephen Ozoigbo, Managing Partner of [email protected] commented – “We are pleased to join forces with the African Fintech Summit and Pegasus Ventures on the 2019 AFTS and Pitch Ethiopia events, as well as the 2020 edition of the Startup World Cup. The Ethiopian ecosystem is growing and the opportunities for young startups to learn, grow and thrive are limitless.”
The digital renaissance of Africa is anchored by the surge of startup economies that tap into the dominant topics of the tech world right now. Basing startup environments on the versatility of technology is the necessary catalyst to establish a strong presence in any economy. The upward trajectory of startup ideas is the fuel needed to promote and sustain an environment where there will be a synergy for the nurturing of a strong developmental environment.
The untapped territories of Ethiopia’s demographics provide the perfect preface to seek and support startups that can be fostered to have a firm introduction into the formal economy. Realizing the potential of startups in developing countries is crucial to implementing the growth standards that must be accomplished in a set time. To establish a strong standing point in the field of a global surge of entrepreneurial development, there must be a platform that caters to crossover viable ideas to international recognition.
Cultivating the tech startup ecosystem is a diligent process that involves a seamless implementation of the right audience with the most viable ideas. To create a landscape and evaluate the status of startup implementation in Ethiopia, there are crucial variables that determine the success of the outcome. Investors and partners are imperative in solidifying the continuation of this work.
The 2019 edition of Pitch Ethiopia will take place as part of the African Fintech Summit, which will be held on November 21 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The convention will dedicate the entirety of the second day to Pitch Ethiopia and showcasing these outstanding works of innovation in the presence of impeccable industry giants to give them an opportunity of a lifetime.
A full day of thought leadership, ecosystem discussion and panel interviews will culminate with the closing ceremony – the P!TCH ETHIOP!A Awards – and the announcement of the top three startups to head to Silicon Valley. More info here.