Application deadline – October 24th, 2017:
SensXAfrica, a global conference which has the vision to be the hub of social entrepreneurs across Africa, igniting the change that will attract, pioneer and empower young and thriving social entrepreneurs by fostering valuable leadership and enterprising skills. The “Finance and Entrepreneurship in Modern Africa” Conference will take place this November 23rd – 24th, 2017 in Lusaka, Zambia.
Africa’s surging entrepreneurs and finance professionals need to bolster their business skills, networks, and investment opportunities by tapping into global capital markets and world-class centers of innovative excellence to more competitively launch, build and scale African businesses.
The SensXPitch gives young entrepreneurs the opportunity to present their ideas to an international jury of investors. In order to take part in the SensXPitch, startups must register for the SensXFellowship Program (free) on our website. The SensXFellowship provides entrepreneurs with the international network and attention they need to promote their ideas. Established companies in the industry pitches will have the opportunity to raise new capital.
The Industry Pitches
We have identified six different sectors of Zambia’s economy which hold tremendous potential as growth markets and the power to increase the life quality of many. The SensXPitches will strategically target these areas by bringing together visionary entrepreneurs with strong international investors.
Mining & Energy
Infrastructure (includes Construction, Education, and Transportation)
Why you should apply for the SensXFellowship
Access to a network of selected entrepreneurs and investors to exchange knowledge, share experiences and create investment opportunities.
First step to get in contact with international venture capitalists from Europe and Africa on the search for new investments.
Opportunity to participate in the SensXAfrica Pitch Competition.
As part of our selection process, your business model will be evaluated and you be will provided a strategic report on strengths and weaknesses.
SensXFollowers will benefit from the media coverage and exposure of being promoted on our website, in blog articles, newspaper articles and social media campaigns.
What is the Application Criteria?
Startups must be based in Africa
Must have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
Must fall under one or more of the following industry categories (FinTech, HealthTech, E-Commerce, Mining & Energy, Agriculture, Infrastructure).