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Y Combinator Lagos Meetup

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3A Ladoke Akintola

Ikeja GRA

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Are you in Lagos, and considering applying for Y Combinator?

Come meet founders of West African Y Combinator companies and learn everything you need to know about putting together a strong application.

You'll learn the answers to questions like:

  1. What's the exact timeline of the process from deadline to acceptance?
  2. What does YC look out for when making the selection?
  3. What're common mistakes African teams make when pitching YC?
  4. What's the best way to prepare for the YC interview?
  5. If you've pitched unsuccefully in the past, should you pitch again?
  6. And much more!

Group photo of the African founders of the Y Combinator Winter 2017 Batch

Above: Some of the African founders in the Y Combinator Winter 2017 Batch


Event Details

Date: Saturday, September 23rd
Time: Doors open 12 PM
Where: Paystack Office, 3A Ladoke Akintola, Ikeja GRA, Lagos


Agenda

12 - 2 PM: Check-in + small chops + mingling
2 - 3 PM: Moderated discussion with YC founders + Q&A
3 - 4 PM: General networking


Come meet the founders of

  • Aella Credit - instant credit solutions for Africans
  • Buypower - Buy electricity online in Nigeria
  • Flutterwave - Modern payments infrastructure to power Africa's digital economy
  • Kangpe - Health advice at your fingertips
  • Kudi.ai - Seamless payments through messaging
  • OMG Digital - The media company for African millenials
  • Paystack - Helping African merchants get paid by anyone, anywhere in the world
  • Tizeti - Providing affordable, unlimited internet
  • Tress - Discover and share beautiful hairstyles


Apply to Y Combinator

The deadline for applications to the Y Combinator Winter 2018 funding cycle is 8 pm PT on October 3rd. Apply to Y Combinator here.


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