PIVOT EAST is East Africa’s premier mobile startups pitching competition held annually since 2011. It is an m:lab East Africa initiative set to amplify and consolidate the gains of East Africa’s Mobile developer and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Participating startups must be domiciled in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Somalia, or DR Congo.
Objectives of PIVOT EAST are:
- To consolidate recent gains of the regional mobile ecosystem and help direct the thinking from mobile applications to mobile entrepreneurship,
- To facilitate discovery of the next wave of high potential mobile startups,
- To sustain the push towards mobile innovations being high in the agenda of regional governments, corporates and development agencies,
- To raise the quality of mobile startups in the region and to improve their investability.
DEADLINE: April 30, 2015
Apply here: Pivot East