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Startup World : Nairobi, Kenya

Startup World

Friday, September 7, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EAT)

Startup World : Nairobi, Kenya

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Join us on our second 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
Nairobi, Kenya is our second 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

Judges Coming Soon...


Nairobi Semi-finalists:

GhanaRemit  DillEva  HypeCentury Technologies & Investments  Data Intergrated  CardPlanet Solutions  PPOLL   

Gold Sponsors




Nairobi Partners


Have questions about Startup World : Nairobi, Kenya? Contact Startup World

When & Where

88MPH (4th Floor, 40 Piedmont Plaza, Ngong Road)
Ngong Rd
Nairobi, Nairobi

Friday, September 7, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EAT)

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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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