Diaspora Demo Day is a start-up showcase spotlighting emerging companies and social enterprises focused on Africa and the African diaspora in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week. The event is a collaboration between tiphub, the African Technology Foundation, and She Leads Africa.
She Leads Africa will take (7) start-ups to the showcase and facilitate introductions to investors, mentors, and potential partners in Washington DC.
To be eligible to apply:
- Start-up must have a female co-founder who will pitch the business,
Start-up must focus on Africa or the African diaspora,
Start-up must have a live product in the market,
Companies not based in the US, must be able to pay 50% of trip costs to Washington, DC
To submit an application you must:
– Complete this online form,
– Prepare and submit a pitch deck,
– Submit a basic profit and loss statement (if available).
DEADLINE: October 5, 2014.