VC4A Venture showcase, $5000 for grab at Ignite summit and more

VC4 Africa is looking for 8 innovative, high-growth startups to showcase at Africa Early Stage Investor Summit on Nov 11-12 in Cape Town. Are you operating in Africa, generating revenue and looking to raise your Series A round in the range of $250K and $5M? This is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

This new opportunity is coming after VC4 Africa showcased 20 startups from the XL Africa program, as part of the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit in 2017, resulting in a number of Series A deals totalling over $12M. Building on this success, the ‘VC4A Venture Showcase – Series A’ is now integrated as a central component of VC4 Africa annual Summit.

Benefit
An all-expenses-paid trip to Cape Town on Nov 9-16, 2018
3 min pitch on the main stage of the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit
20 min deep-dive session with investors in a private room, including two days of networking with investors and industry leaders.
Mentorship and pitch training by partner VC investors
Opportunity to attend and pitch at partner events AfricaCom and AfricArena.

Eligibility

Your company is for-profit and registered as an independent legal entity;
You have a product or service available on the market and generate revenue;
Your product or service is clearly innovative and/or your business model is new, disruptive and designed for scale;
You have a very strong management team of at least 3 people;
Your team is based in one or more countries on the African continent;
You are seeking Series A investment in the range of $250K – $5M;
While there will be exceptions, most likely your startup has already received external investment, structured as either debt or equity, or received grants from donor organizations.

Source: Techpoint

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