And the winners of the Abuja stage are…
The competition AFRICAN PITCH ROADSHOW, which offers project leaders, startupers and young entrepreneurs, the opportunity to present their business project before a jury composed of entrepreneurs, has distinguished, this Saturday, July 25 on an e-pitch hosted by the Business Entrepreneurship Skills and Technology (BEST) Centre of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI ).
Three winners were selected among the participants of the Abuja Nigeria stage.
The winners are;
ourpass.co by Samuel EZE
ONIDIRI Home of Beauty by Olayinka Temitope and
eTrash2Cash by Habibu Abdullahi
The three were selected among the last six participants of the e-pitch which are; ourpass.co, DIV CONNEKT FARMS by Dr Oyewusi , ONIDIRI Home of Beauty, KATTY-Mo Kitchen by Janet Eniola & Edward, eTrash2Cash and Sneaker Laundry by Daniel Oluwapese.
These lucky winners, who will participate in the PITCH Final, during the 8th edition of the African Pitch Roadshow, scheduled for Otober 07 and 08 in Casablanca, will benefit from a Bootcamp scheduled for October 1st to 05 to bend their weapons and win the Grail … in front of their alter ego coming from all over the continent and the diaspora!
The Abuja stage winners were selected by a jury composed of:
Dr. Johnson Anene – Vice President Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Ms. Victoria Akai – Director-General Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Ms. Aisha Abdullahi – Director Dispute Resolution Centre ACCI
And Mr Alioune Guèye – CEO HUB AFRICA
Remember that the AFRICAN PITCH ROADSHOW also offers project promoters the opportunity to meet potential investors and have a first feedback in the form of written feedback, taking the strengths / weaknesses of the project with the recommendations of the jury. The projects selected by the jury will have the opportunity to publish their project on HUB AFRICA’s platform, and will benefit from the best advises in the development of their company.
For the little story, the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with NGE Impact of Morocco partnered towards the hosting of the 2020 8th Hub Africa Pitch Road Show (Abuja Stage). BEST Centre commenced with the Sensitization workshop for prospective participants of the 8th Hub Africa pitch roadshow, on the 5th of February 2020, while the Abuja Pitch Roadshow was initially scheduled for 29th April 2020 at the BEST Centre. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the roadshow was rescheduled to hold virtually (e-pitch) on the 25th July 2020.
According to Mr Alioune Gueye, Abuja takes the first step that we wish to continue. He welcomed the organization of this first stage, thanking all the organizers … He adds, “we always look forward to the organization of Hub Africa in Nigeria”. Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Managing Director, NEPZA and Vice President – ACCI, congratulated the winners and all the participants, complimented the organization of this e-pitch.
Ms Victoria Akai, Director-General ACCI, Dr. Johnson Anene – Vice President ACCI and Tinuke Temitope, Director- ACCI BEST CENTRE, all recognize this premiere and congratulated the participants and the winners of the event. They did not fail to advice the participants.
To the winners of the stage, they demanded to bring the trophy back to Nigeria
It should be noted that the 20 winners of the Casablanca Pitch Final will be eligible to lines of financing to accelerate their projects or access seed funds… We will come back to this in detail
Certainly Hub Africa is positioning itself more and more as an Accelerator of Startups and SMEs growth … on the continent.
For more informations: www.hubafrica.co