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Apply For The Global Startup Ecosystem For An Opportunity To Pitch To Global Investors


If you are a startup and you’re looking for a chance to pitch your enterprise to global investors, this could be your chance.

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The Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) is calling on startups across the world—including in Africa –to apply for its Startup Lab. Selected finalists will attend the Global Investment Summit, and receive $100,000 in perks, discounts, and prizes from Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Sendgrid, and DigitalOcean.

This year, the Global Investment Summit will take place virtually, on July 30th. It will feature more than 10 speakers and mentors, over a hundred partners, and over 1,000 digital participants. Investors, tech entrepreneurs, and top business executives will be attending the event.

There, startup founders will also have the opportunity to pitch their businesses to potential investors—if they are selected for the final.

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The Journey To The Pitch

July 1-26: Submissions open/in progress

July 26: Submissions close

July 26-30: Selected persons (semi-finalists) rally votes to get to the finals

July 30: GES Global investment Summit


Applicants should be a representative of a company that’s building and delivering innovative tech-driven products and services.

If you would like to find out more about this program, click here.

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Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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