Affinis Labs organizes pitch competition for Kenyan startups


Affinis Labs, a social enterprise that leverages innovation and social entrepreneurship to tackle pressing global challenges, is organizing a pitch competition to support Kenyan startups.

Known as +254 Rising, the competition is designed to support the next generation of innovative Kenyan startups.

A select team of talented young Kenyan entrepreneurs will compete in the competition to imagine new mobile products, tools and services that could form the basis of a brand new startup.

The teams, who have been working on their ideas for a while now, will pitch to a judging panel and live audience.

The winning team will receive US$5,000 for seed funding and six months of mentorship and training at the iHub startup incubator in Nairobi.

The event will take place on August 23, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at iHub, located on Ngong Road in Nairobi.

If you’re interested in being among the live audience that’ll witness the teams pitch, you can click here to register.

The event is organized in partnership with ARC and iHub.

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