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GEW 2018-Techpoint Build- Pitch Storm.

West Africa’s largest online media company dedicated to technology and startups, Techpoint, is hosting its flagship event, Techpoint Build in January.

Following the successful hosting of the maiden edition in January 2018, Techpoint is calling on application from across Africa for the 2019 edition of Pitch Storm.

Pitch Storm, which is the core of Techpoint Build, will bring together some of the best startups in West Africa in a pitch competition.

Leading up to the main event in January, Techpoint will be partnering with local host to organise a competition where finalists from each country will be selected. Selected finalist from across Africa would have their expenses (travel, accommodation and feeding) covered.

The following are the criteria;

(a) The competition will be open to all sectors,

(b)  Participants should be leveraging technology

(c) participants should be a scale up, post revenue startup.

(d) Participants should ensure to register on the official homepage of Techpoint Build, for their registration to be complete.

In Sierra Leone, the organising partner is The Global Entrepreneurship Network Sierra Leone (GEN SL).
The competition culminates in a grande finale where 12 finalists battle for $10,000 in zero-equity prize money. While there will be only one winner, other finalists also get to pitch to a room full of potential local investors.

Through Pitch Storm at Techpoint Build, Techpoint is looking to create value and discover startups solving problems for the next billion users.

So apply for the regional competition if you feel you have what it takes to go all the way at Pitch Storm, Techpoint Build.

Any enquiries to mail@freetownpitchnight.com
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