Startups in Africa invited to pitch at Africa Tech Now Village at CES 2017

 

 

13590526_1633226206995512_7184310112185187001_nOnline submission for start-ups willing to exhibit at AFRICA TECH NOW Village,  a premium event showcasing the finest Digital Technology in Africa and highlighting the innovation skills as well as the creativity of African startups, are open via the VC4Africa platform and winners will be determined by the vote of an international panel of technology experts.

Results will be announced during the last week of September.

The 10 lucky winners will be offered the opportunity to showcase their talent and innovative product, service or idea at CES 2017. All expenses including transportation, accommodation and visa’s fees will be covered. They will benefit from a series of training, workshop and webinar to be well prepared and get the most of the show business opportunities. They will be invited to attend special events during CES which allow them to connect and network with investors, potential clients and technology partners, distributors, etc. Moreover, they will be the center-stage of over 7 000 media from all over the world covering the event.

According to organizers, early or mid-stage startups that have been in existence for over 6 months and less than 3 years, have a product and service preferably addressing the consumer market and are in fields covered at CES marketplaces (Robotics, Drones, 3D printing, Education Technology, Agri-tech, App Economy, e-Health, e-commerce, Internet Of Things, etc..are eligible to apply.

CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for almost 50 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.

Eureka Park, the flagship startup destination at CES, providing a unique opportunity to launch a new product, service or idea will be hosting AFRICA TECH NOW VILLAGE, a premium event showcasing the finest Digital Technology in Africa and highlighting the innovation skills as well as the creativity of African startups. It is believed that Africa is heading to become the most dynamic continent of the world.Technology will play a key role in driving Africa’s economic growth.

Online submission close on August 31st, 2016.

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