Pivot East is an East Africa’s premier mobile startups, pitching competition and conference held annually since 2011 to help start ups access facilitation and capital to scale out mobile solutions.
For the last edition of Pivot East 2012, Uganda was represented by 4 applications of which 2 of them got to win $10,000 prize money.
This year, Pivot East is coming to Kampala and Richard Zulu of Outbox Hub says
“Having the next Edition of Pivot East being hosted in Uganda due to the success of our previous representatives goes on to show the potential that we have as a country, I believe this is a nice opportunity that everyone within the tech community with a mobile startup should utilize”
He said that a desire to see an increase in the number of applications from Uganda is hoped for.
Some of the benefits of participating in Pivot East 2013 are:
Training: Participants will have an opportunity to access a number of training during pre-selection and post selection. This will include but not limited to business training and technical training.
Investment: Participants have an opportunity to win prize money that can be used as an investment in their business. More to that, there is an opportunity to win investment money from the Pivot East Investor network.
Access to Markets: Participants get an opportunity to meet with individuals or organisations that can help them scale their businesses.
To submit your application click here.