The fifth annual Africa Tech Summit will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, on February 15-16, and fourteen startups from around the continent have been chosen to participate in Pitch Live at the event.
Nairobi’s Africa Tech Summit offers knowledge and networking opportunities with the continent’s tech community. To encourage investment and business in African tech, major projects are bringing together tech leaders, MNOs, banks, foreign investors, entrepreneurs, governments, trade groups, and media.
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“Pitch Live is a crucial component of Africa Tech Summit in presenting new businesses and bringing together founders, investors, and important stakeholders. We are extremely interested to see what happens this year and would like to thank all our supporting partners for making it possible, said Andrew Fassnidge, director of Africa Tech Summit. Last year’s edition led to many companies closing fundraising rounds.
The 14 startups chosen to present during the event are as follows:
Goodtalent – HR tech startup.
Glover- e-wallet platform.
Lendha – Lending startup.
Sendstack – Deliveries service.
Trade Lenda – SME credit platform.
Vesti – Financial and legal services startup.
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HR startup FaidiHR,
real estate platform Kiotapay,
health funding platform Snark Health
travel payments service Tripesa
salary advance service Zofi Cash.
PesaChoice – HR startup.
Aiponics – food marketplace.
FreshSource – agri-tech startup.
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Every year, entrepreneurs participate in Pitch Live, where they showcase their offerings to an audience of investors, corporations, and other stakeholders. This year, the organizers got more than 250 entries from more than 20 African nations.