On May 2nd and 3rd, the Indian Ocean islands of Reunion and Mauritius will host the AfricArena Tour. The objective of this tour is to identify the best startup in Reunion and Mauritius. The winner will be invited to the AfricArena in South Africa to pitch in November!
For the first time, the AfricArena team will travel to 6 cities in Africa and the Indian Ocean to select the best startups during the AfricArena Tour 2018. At each destination, the startups will have to face 3 challenges chosen by the sponsors. One winner per city and per challenge will be pre-selected. The prize is the chance to participate in L’AfricArena 2018, scheduled for November! Indeed, the AfricArena conference will be held during two days in Cape Town, on November 15 and 16, with discussions and ” pitch battle “.
AfricArena Tour lands in Mauritius and Reunion
As explained above, the organizers of the AfricArena conference are going to put their suitcases in the Indian Ocean islands for the time of a pitch to look for the best startup in Reunion and Mauritius respectively!
Are you an entrepreneur? Do you own a business that meets a real consumer demand? Would you like to have more visibility on the international market? This is the time for you to illustrate the value of your company and to come and pitch during the preselections of the Africarena Tour.
In Mauritius, the entrepreneurs who embark on this incredible adventure (subject to prior application) will have the chance to demonstrate the full potential of their business at the Turbine, Mauritius’ incubator, on Wednesday 2 May.
Turbine, FrenchTech Mauritius and representatives of AfricArena will welcome participants on Wednesday, May 2 from 3pm at Turbine’s headquarters located at Vivéa Business Park in Moka.
As for Reunion, the organizers, AfricArena, La FrenchTech Reunion, Le Village By CA and Digital Reunion, have scheduled the pitch for May 3 to identify the best startup in Reunion. The event will be held at the Village By CA in Sainte-Clothilde from 4pm.
What is AfricArena?
AfricArena is a conference designed to showcase Africa’s best start-ups and innovators to an audience of local and international investors looking for opportunities. Startups from all over Africa present their services and challenge themselves to solve challenges defined by sponsors.
This event is a unique opportunity for investors and companies looking for new markets, financiers and investors to join their entrepreneurial adventure.