She.Leads.Africa is an organization founded in May 2014 to invest in Africa’s most talented and promising female entrepreneurs. Its flagship program is a pitch competition for female-led, high-growth startups on the continent and in diaspora. This year, the She.Leads.Africa Pitch is a weeklong event starting from Sunday, 20th September to Saturday, 26th September.
Six female African entrepreneurs will make a pitch to win a cash prize to expand their businesses. Watch the video introduction below.
The events for the week are as follow:
She Hive: The first pop-up co-working space in Lagos, Nigeria. You will have access to internet, workspace and snacks, and a group mentorship session with an investor or business advisor.
Dates: Sunday, 20th September, 2015 – Friday, 25th September, 2015
Venue: to be announced
Welcome Reception: An opportunity to network directly with investors, senior business executives, media professionals and high growth entrepreneurs.
Date: Friday, 25th September, 2015
Venue: Soul Lounge, Intercontinental Hotel, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island
Entrepreneur Showcase: The SLA Entrepreneur Showcase is the premier entrepreneurship event to watch exceptional young entrepreneurs pitch their businesses and compete for cash and prizes. The event will also feature opportunities to network with senior level business executives and investors looking for companies to partner with and invest. The finalist wins a cash prize, direct access to investors and international media attention. The judges include senior business executives and top investors from across the continent.
Date: Saturday, 26th September, 2015
Venue: Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island
To buy your tickets for any of the events, click here.
Now that you know the finalists of #SLAPitch2015, who is your favourite? Let us know in the comments.
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