Applications deadline for 2015 DEMO Africa has been extended by a month, reports TechMoran.
In March, TechCabal announced the opening of application for the event with a May deadline for submissions.
The extension till June 30, will allow for more submissions and a series of mini DEMO Africa events. These events will enable organisers meet with various entrepreneurs to enable the later receive feedback on applications and also refine their profiles before the final selection process. The event will also see startups give a six minute pitch before a panel of judges.
“It’s important to connect with innovators from all corners of the continent,” says Ben White Co-founder and CEO, VC4Africa. “It’s great these regional events are taking place and to connect with communities across the continent. This helps to ensure high quality applications from across Africa.’
The mini DEMO Africa events will kick off on June 3 in Nairobi and will subsequently hold in Accra, Harare and Cairo. DEMO Africa 2015 will hold on 24th and 25th September at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria.
Interested applicants can register here