TechCrunch has announced the 15 African startups that will pitch on stage at the battlefield Africa competition in Nairobi tomorrow (October 11).
TechCrunch announced in may that the startup battlefield is coming to Africa to allow early stage African startups in the categories of productivity and utility, social group and gaming and entertainment respectively to compete and stand a chance to win US$25,000 in non-equity funding.
WeCashUp, Form+, Delivery Science, Abacus Invest, Sellio and Lori Systems will be pitching in the Productivity and Utility category, while Big5 Games, Tango TV, Lomay and SynCommerce will take part in the Gaming and Entertainment category.
After the end of the event winners will be picked from each category and as well as an overall winner which will receive $23,000 in no-equity cash plus an all expense paid trip for two to san Francisco to compete in the TechCrunch startup battlefield main event in 2018.
These are all questions we will discuss on-stage between the Startup Battlefield segments with the serial entrepreneurs, investors, and technologists pushing these conversations forward through their work everyday. The full agenda is here.