The Africa Technology Business Network is a growing community of entrepreneurs, innovators and change makers who are passionate about driving business-led economic development in Africa.
Through regular monthly meet-ups, ATBN are working to highlight the opportunities that exist in Africa’s tech sector to UK businesses and investors and work to support entrepreneurs creating innovative Africa-focused solutions. Appsafrica.com is a proud partner and we reported last month ATBN was accepting applications the first Africa TechPitch LDN.
Entries are now closed and Africa TechPitch hosted by ATBN will take place on the on the 29th of April and is aimed at showcasing high-potential, high-impact start-ups and businesses that address a real need in the African market.
The following six exciting start-ups have been selected to pitch on the night. Register now to meet these entrepreneurs who are innovating the future of the world’s fastest growing market.
1. Safe Motos – A safer Uber for Africa’s motorcycle taxis
A smartphone application that connects travellers in Africa to safer motorcycle taxis and incentivises the drivers to drive more safely.
2. Vogue Pay – A payment bridge between Africa and the rest of the world
A payment processing solution which aims to make online, cross-currency payments and transactions safer, cheaper and more accessible for businesses, traders and consumers in Africa and internationally.
3. Styled by Africa– Creating sustainable trade through fashion
An online boutique that connects customers around the world to the best contemporary African fashion sourced from all over Africa including Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Kenya, South Africa and Ghana.
4. InvestWell Africa – Connecting projects in Africa to institutional investors
A matching platform that connects institutional investors to vetted projects in Africa and supports project owners to get investment ready.
5. Afrikstart – Crowdfunding for African entrepreneurs
A one-stop Crowdfunding platform that will change the way African entrepreneurs are funded, trained, and mentored.
6. Yakkity – Rewarding social media influencers for promoting brands
A mobile application that rewards consumers with exclusive deals for using their social influence to advocate for brands they love.
For further information about the Africa Technology Business Network and Africa TechPitch, please contact ATBN firstname.lastname@example.org
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