MEST Africa announces its first pan-African competition, with $50,000 equity investment up for grab

MEST Africa scale-up pitch competition will take place in Lagos, Accra, Nairobi and Cape Town

The applications will run from April 3 to April 22, 2018.

The startups must be tech-focused, open within the market and have post-revenue.

For 10 years, MEST Africa has trained aspiring entrepreneurs and invested in exceptional businesses with Pan-African ambitions.

"We’re looking for the continent’s most exciting African startups who are looking to scale into new markets, to participate in the Challenge.

"If you are a post-revenue tech business, in any vertical, who can show why you should be taken seriously as a leader in your space, apply now for the chance to pitch at our regional events in Accra, Nairobi, Lagos and Cape Town!" MEST announced via its Medium.

MEST Africascale-up pitch competition will take place the same day in Lagos and Accra on April 28, 2018, Nairobi is April 30, 2018, while the pitch competition will hold the pitch co in Cape Town, South Africa, on May 5, 2018.

The winners of the regional competitions will be flown to Cape Town in June 2018 to pitch in the finals.

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