The Launchpad for Technology Startups and Trends – DEMO Africa 2017.

DEMO Africa is one of the flagship initiatives of LIONS@frica and aims to connect African startups to the global ecosystem. It is the place where the most innovative companies from African countries get a platform to launch their products and announce to Africa and the world what they have developed.

This year’s DEMO Africa Conference will be hosted by the City of Johanesburg in partnership with South Africa’s Department of Science and Technology and the LIONS partners.
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If you have an amazing innovation currently in alpha stage, apply to pitch at DEMO to reach an audience of top investors and potential customers who can catapult you to the next development stage and beyond.

Be at LeadSpace with your pitch deck.

Date: Tuesday, 9th May 2017

Time: 2:00pm — 5:00pm (WAT)

Venue: No 70 Olonode Street, off Hughes, Alagomeji, Yaba.

This annual tech demo and launch event connects African startups to the global ecosystem, including VCs, investors, tech acquisition specialists, IT buyers and media from across the region and around the globe.

Startups with innovative products in any of the underlisted areas are invited to come and pitch:

  • Banking and finance
    Media and entertainment
    Transport and logistics
    Water and sanitation
    Waste management and recycling.

After the pitch, a few selected Nigerian startups will get winning entries to the DEMO Africa 2017 event on the 6th — 7th of September 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

DEMO African alumni have generated over $8 million in either investment, business or partnerships.

Startups are invited to come pitch and stand the chance of being selected for this year’s DEMO Africa 2017 grand final.

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