Startupbootcamp AfriTech is a Pan African, mentor-driven and corporate-backed accelerator, aimed at empowering innovators. Startupbootcamp AfriTech empowers the top innovative African tech startups, linking them to the fastest-moving corporates on the continent. It’s sponsored by Old Mutual, Nedbank, RCS, BNP Paribas and PwC.

In 2019 Startupbootcamp AfriTech will be visiting 15 countries and hosting 19 events. Startupbootcamp AfriTech is inviting startups, mentors, investors, corporates and thought leaders to join  FastTracks (one-day pitching events) Office Hours (networking and mentoring) and themed Hackathons in a city near you.

The 10 most promising startups selected from the applications, will be invited to present their innovative ideas to the Startupbootcamp team and fellow entrepreneurs. Startups will have the opportunity to receive mentor feedback, network with corporates and learn more about the Cape Town-based Startupbootcamp accelerator program. If you’re a startup, we encourage you to apply now. With only 10 spots available for the day, the earlier you apply the higher your chances are of attending the event. FastTracks, Office Hours and Hackathons are a one to two-day events which are a great way to meet the Startupbootcamp team, corporates, startup mentors and investors, in a relaxed, interactive setting.

What can a Startupbootcamp event offer you?

Receive valuable feedback from Startupbootcamp mentors, corporates and subject experts. Engage with Startupbootcamp global community. Meet with the industry executives and be exposed to worldwide opportunities. Be added to Startupbootcamp watch list, which gives you higher chances to be selected for the program or options to do pilots with Startupbootcamp corporate sponsors, those being Old Mutual, Nedbank, RCS, BNP Paribas and PwC. As the event is informal, you will also have the chance to connect with the mentors and other participating teams from the local ecosystem.

Sectors

Startups in the following sectors can apply: Agribusiness, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Construction and manufacturing, Creative, media and entertainment, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Leisure and travel, Retail and wholesale, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene

How to Apply?

You can apply online: Apply Now . Registration deadline for Zimbabweans is 4 September 2019. The event will be held on 9 September 2019 in Harare.