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Tour Asia with Google/CcHub Pitch Drive 2019 for African Entrepreneurs

Are you a hardware or Deep Tech startup based in Africa? Grow your startup this summer on an adventure through 5 Asian tech cities!

Application Deadline: 20th May 2019

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): Kigali, Shenzhen, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul and Singapore.

About the Award: PitchDrive II by CcHUB, in partnership with Google for Startups, will engage 10 of Africa’s top hardware and deeptech based startups on a tour of exciting tech cities in Asia.

The focus of PitchDrive II is to facilitate Africa-Asia collaborations to strengthen deep technology companies in Africa by creating a platform for startups to:

  • Take key learnings from the Asian technology market and apply them locally to improve their businesses
  • Discover and engage suppliers or manufacturing partners to strengthen their businesses
  • Explore funding opportunities

Type: Entrepreneurship

Eligibility:

  • Do you run a deep tech (AI, ML, Mixed reality, etc) or hardware based startup?
  • Are you a legally registered enterprise able to demonstrate a minimum of 12 months revenue-generating operations?
  • Can you demonstrate income generation in the last 12 months?
  • Are you based in Africa?
  • Are you (Founder/Co-founder/ CEO) available for the tour from August 15th till August 31st?

Number of Participants: 10

Value of Program: 

  • Meet and share experience with other pioneering start-up founders from across Africa
  • Opportunity to showcase your business to over 300 investors
  • Explore international opportunities and learn from Asia’s frontier tech markets
  • Participate in carefully curated training sessions facilitated by renowned experts
  • Build a strong business network across Asia and expose your start-up to millions of viewers through the PitchDrive Diary show on Youtube.
Duration of Program: August 15 – August 31 2019
How to Apply: Apply Now

Visit Program Webpage for details

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