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Startup World : Kigali, Rwanda

Startup World

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (CAT)

Kigali, Rwanda

Startup World : Kigali, Rwanda

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Join us on the third 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
Kigali, Rwanda is our third 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:

 

Kayon     Kayon

Jack Kayonga                  Prof. Bruce Krogh 

CEO, Banque Rwandaise de Development    Professor - Rwanda at CMU 

 

     Maca     

Rica Rwigamba          Patrick Kabagema

   Head of RDB Tourism and Conservation   Founder Rock Global Consultants 

Antoine Sebera

CEO, Broadband Systems Corporation


Kigali Semi-finalists: 

HeHe  Campusolve • Zilencio Creativo  TorQue  M-AHWIII  Plusgreen Online  OSCA Connect  Guhaha  GO • Binary Logic


Gold Sponsors 

                               

            

 

Kigali Partners

DOT Rwanda

 

Have questions about Startup World : Kigali, Rwanda? Contact Startup World

When & Where


Lemigo Hotel (Kimihurura) - DOT Rwanda

Kigali, Kigali
Rwanda

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (CAT)


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Startup World

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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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