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THE LARGEST GATHERING OF AFRICAN

STARTUPS. ENTREPRENEURS. IMPACT. ANGEL INVESTORS. VCs

IN THE DIASPORA

November 10-13 2016

Washington, DC

Diaspora Demo Experience is a weekend full of African entrepreneurship workshops, receptions hosted at African embassies, co-working spaces and incubators, an African music concert, community hackathon, private investor dinners, and highlighted with tiphub’s marquee Startup Showcase spotlighting emerging companies and social enterprises focused on Africa and the African diaspora.

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Add to My Calendar 2016-11-10 12:00:00 2016-11-13 18:00:00 America/New_York Diaspora Demo Summit Diaspora Demo Experience is a weekend full of African entrepreneurship workshops, receptions hosted at African embassies, co-working spaces and incubators, an African music concert, community hackathon, private investor dinners, and highlighted with tiphub’s marquee Startup Showcase spotlighting emerging companies and social enterprises focused on Africa and the African diaspora. Washington, DC tiphub info@tiphub.org

ACCELERATOR TIMELINE


 

application

Aug 2nd- 31st

application screening
team interviews

matching

Sept 1-10

accelerator kick-off
meet your mentor

mentoring

Sept 10 – Nov 10

founder to founder online Q&As
Cohort Weekly Calls;
1 on 1 Guide Mentoring; and
One Week In DC (live sessions)

diaspora demo

November 10-12

VC led startup workshops
pitch to investors
private investor dinner
time to take off!


MORE ABOUT DIASPORA DEMO SUMMIT


Diaspora Demo Pitch applications are now closed to all persons who are 18 years or older with a technology enabled company based in, focused on or with one or more founders from the continent of Africa, the African Diaspora or of African descent. Applicants may only submit one application per year.

To apply to visit tiphub’s online application, the startup (“Startup”) must adhere to the following criteria:

  • The Startup must have been launched within the last 2 years
  • If the Startup has received external funding, it can only be up to USD 0.5m
  • The Startup must have a demonstrable product or service (Minimum Viable Product, MVP)
  • The founders of the Startup must be prepared to champion their company and its impact on stage
  • The founders of the Startup also must be willing and able to obtain a US Visa
  • Pitch and application documents must be in English or you must provide a translation
  • The Startups in the following sectors are strongly encouraged to apply (all will be considered): Health, Education/Job Preparedness, Smart Energy, Logistics, Fintech, Agritech or enabling marketplaces.

*Please note that that franchises and multi-level marketing businesses are not eligible for the pitch competition*

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