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Ladybrille Entrepreneurs, DEMO Africa 2015 Now Accepting Applications!

DEMOAfricaARE YOU WORKING ON AN EXCITING COMPANY WITH MASSIVE POTENTIAL TO SCALE? IS 2015 THE YEAR YOU PLAN TO GO BIG?

APPLY TODAY AND LAUNCH YOUR COMPANY AT DEMO AFRICA 2015!

DEMO Africa allows start-ups from all over Africa to meet VCs, investors, tech acquisition specialists, IT buyers and media from across the region and around the globe. The start-ups are given an opportunity to launch their products to a tech eco-system under the following categories:

  • Agriculture
  • Health
  • Education
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Communication
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Energy
  • Finance and Banking
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Waste Management and Recycling

Which Innovations are best suited for DEMO Africa?

The ultimate qualification is the ability of the innovation to change or impact the market place into which it’s introduced or create a new market.

Products must :

– Solve a commercial problem
– Make an impact or change the marketplace into which it is introduced or create a new market
– Have a business plan and a management team capable of delivering the product to market
– Make its public debut at the DEMO Africa conference
– Must be a registered company

Products that are not eligible include:

– Products currently in public distribution, either as a launched product or as a highly publicised beta test;
– Upgrades to an existing product;
– Products entering an already saturated market category with little market differentiation;
– Products that have been widely covered by technology and business media.

Read the FAQ of DEMO Africa for more info.

In just three years, DEMO African alumni have generated over $8 million in either investment, business or partnerships from the unique mix of positioning, opportunity (networking, fundraising), training and exposure that our launchpad offers.

Apply for DEMO Africa 2015 and you might be next!

Submission of applications that meet the above requirements are accepted HERE.

Ladybrille Magazine

Founded in 2007, Ladybrille® Magazine is a California based pioneer digital publication demystifying the image of Africans in the west through contemporary African fashion and celebrating the brilliant woman in business and leadership, with an emphasis on the African woman in the diaspora. Our coverage includes stories on capital, access to markets, expertise, hiring and retention, sales, marketing, and promotions.

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