AFTS companions with Startup World Cup for third yr to host regional closing competitors at The GrEEK Campus in Downtown Cairo.
— Ahmed El Alfi, Founder & Chairman of The GrEEK Campus and Sawari Ventures
CAIRO, EGYPT, September 29, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS) is joyful to announce its third yr partnering with Pegasus Tech Ventures’ Startup World Cup to host a pitch competitors on the night of November seventeenth, 2021. The competitors might be hosted at The GrEEK Campus Library Rooftop in downtown Cairo.
Whereas startups throughout Africa and specifically Egypt have been gaining momentum with bigger and bigger funding bulletins, there stays a disconnect for early-stage startups working to lift rounds in Africa. This yr’s Pan-African Innovation: Regional Ultimate Startup World Cup Pitch Competitors comes as a part of the 2021 Africa Fintech Summit Cairo on November 16-17, 2021 aiming to higher join the North African and Sub-Saharan African fintech ecosystems.
GrEEK Campus is becoming a member of the Africa Fintech Summit this yr as a Strategic Associate to help with the group and implementation of this yr’s summit in Cairo, Egypt. Ahmed El Alfi, the Founder & Chairman of The GrEEK Campus and the Chairman of Sawari Ventures stated, “we’re excited to assist and empower entrepreneurs to proceed innovating and forging new financial paths in direction of constructing the area’s startup ecosystem.”
“One in all our favourite elements of planning every AFTS is organizing the Startup World Cup pitch competitors. Through the years, it has been nice seeing so many younger minds emerge from the competitors and go on to do nice issues, together with, elevating massive funding rounds, gaining protection in world tech information like TechCrunch, and even watching cohort members go on to take part in Y Combinator’s well-known accelerator program,” explains the Founder & CEO of the Africa Fintech Summit and Dedalus International, Leland Rice.
Functions for the competitors are actually accessible via Google Forms. Pre-seed startups are inspired to use for the possibility to take part on this competitors, taking place on the heels of the Africa Fintech Summit Cairo 2021. The winner of this yr’s regional competitors will go on to compete in Might 2022 on the International Finals competitors in Silicon Valley for the possibility to win $1M USD fairness funding.