We are proud to announce the finalists of the Pitch & Win session, which will take place at the Ericsson AHUB at AfricaCom on Wednesday 18th November. The Pitch & Win session will give 5 African tech start-ups a chance to make themselves known and receive recognition in the industry. After receiving entries from all over Africa, our judges have selected the following
AfyaBima: a mobile Micro health Insurance product for the low income and informal sector population
CitySpy: an app aiming to streamline community policing strategies by merging it with location-based social networking strategies
iGrow Academy: an online business vocational college
The Medical Concierge Group: a Health IT enterprise based in Uganda, Kenya and Nigeria founded in 2012.
Vericom: Machine 2 Machine (M2M) solution targeting consumers in different sectors
5 start-ups will pitch for 3 minutes in front of our panel of judges and will have 3 minutes to answer questions from the judges.
The judges will deliberate and will name the top Ahub start-up. All finalists will receive feedback from the judges on their pitch.
The South Atlantic Express (SAEx) project, which aims to connect the Americas and Asia via South Africa, has reached the study, survey and permission phase, with Alcatel Submarine Networks looking into the details.