PIVOT EAST is East Africa’s premier mobile startups pitching competition held annually since 2011. It is an m:lab East Africa initiative to amplify and consolidate the gains of East Africa’s Mobile developer and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Objectives of PIVOT EAST in 2015 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
m:lab East Africa is a consortium of four organizations aiming to be a leader in identifying, nurturing and helping to build sustainable enterprises in the knowledge economy. The consortium members are: (a) World Wide Web Foundation, (b) emobilis, (c) iHub and (d) University of Nairobi.
The competition has five categories; Finance, Enterprise, Entertainment, Utilities and society & Governance. The applicants will be required to choose only one category that suits their startup best.
Application Deadline: 8th September, 2016
For more info visit: PIVOT East African Startups Competition 2016