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SpeedUPAfrica 2017

Africa's Most Epic Founder Bootcamp
Oriental Hotel, Lagos
5th - 9th July, 2017
No Panels. No SPEECHES. NO DEMO DAYS.

#LIT

100 Founders + 20 Countries + Office Hours + Workshops + Investor meetings + Turning UP


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It's time for African startups to go from Startups to SpeedUPS [Steve Case [Founder, AOL]

African Startups can change the world
Toro Orero [Managing Partner, DDF]

Africa has a unique opportunity to leapfrog [Tim Draper, Founder, Draper Associates & DFJ]

about

How It Goes Down

Connecting the best early stage founders with each other and with the best local and global minds in tech with folks from Google, Singularity University, 500 Startups, etc.

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A few components

Components

No Panels, No Boring Speeches, No Demo Day

workshops

Hands on practical worlshops

q & a sessions

Open & intimate space for deep unrushed Q&As

peer-to-peer

Founder led sessions on how they "Did It"

INVESTMENTs

Each startups will have one-on-one investment meetings

TURNING UP

Party and dancing like there's no tomorrow - literally!

New friends

Founders from over 15 countries equals Magic

Data & faqs

Data & FAQ's

Startup data

Top African startups: 100 from 18 Countries
Average user base: 60,000
Raised: $7.2M

Aftermath data

2 Closed Investments from DDF and one from Tim Draper
Founders accepted into YCombinator (2), 500 Startups (3), Draper University (3), Singularity University (1)

Other data

60 Investors present, 18,000 social followers, 4 In-house DJs #TurnUP
See Featured startups, Founder Feedback, Pictures & Video Highlights

Venue

Q: Where will it hold?

A: At the prestigious Lagos Oriental Hotel, in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria.

Cost

Q: What will it cost me?

A: It's FREE. You just have to pay for your flight & feeding, and we'll do the rest - airport pickup, drop-off, & accommodation.

Product

Q: Must I have a live product?

A: Only startups with a live product and some traction, or prototype will be considered.

application

Q: When will I know if I got selected?

A: Applications deadline is June 1st, and selected startups will be contacted on June 5th

Cost

Q: What will it cost me?

A: It's FREE. You just have to pay for your flight & feeding, and we'll do the rest - airport pickup, drop-off, & hotel.

Product

Q: Must I have a live product?

A: Only startups with a live product and some traction, or prototype will be considered.

application

Q: When will I know if I got selected?

A: Applications open January 10th, window closes May 1st, and selected startups will be contacted on May 5th

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