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Startup World : Cape Town, South Africa

Startup World

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (BRT)

Startup World : Cape Town, South Africa

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Join us on our first stop in Africa for Startup World! Startup World is an initiative to promote startups, entrepreneurship and technology through a global competition to find the world’s most innovative startups. We have identified 36 tech hub cities around the world and will hold regional pitching competitions, with ten entrepreneurs pitching to a panel of expert judges in each city.

Grand Prize package includes:

  • 3 month incubation period worth $30,000 at i/o Ventures
  • 1 year of Rackspace hosting worth up to $24,000
  • 5 million Echo real-time streams per month for 1 year worth $30,000
  • International media coverage of your startup
Cape Town, South Africa is our first stop. The winner from each city will travel to Silicon Valley for a grand showdown in early 2013.

Hosted by:

Hermione Way

Video Director for The Next Web

Judge Panel:



Vincent Maher                       Adrian Varkel

Founder at Motribe         Head of Ogilvy Interactive 


Andy Volk                    Matthew Buckland

VP of Developer Relations at MXit     Creative Spark / Founder of Memeburn




Cape Town Semi-finalists:

5 Ounces • Snapplify • Dream Mobile • Pashash • Every1mobile • Calibre Apps Myows Business Optics Hiring Bounty MyDorpie

Gold Sponsors



Cape Town Partners



Have questions about Startup World : Cape Town, South Africa? Contact Startup World

When & Where

frieda's on bree
15 Bree St
Cape Town, WC 8000
South Africa

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (BRT)

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Startup World


Startup World is a global competition started by Hermione Way and Erick Davidson to find the world's most innovative startups. While most media is currently focusing on Silicon Valley, we want to shine a light on entrepreneurs in emerging markets. 

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