The Next Web is starting off the Africa section of their Startup World competition in Cape Town
Startup World is an initiative to promote startups, entrepreneurship and technology through a global competition to find the worldâ€™s most innovative startups.
TheNextWeb has identified 36 tech hub cities around the world and will hold regional pitching competitions, with ten entrepreneurs pitching to a panel of expert judges in each city.
Grand Prize package includes:
- 3 month incubation period worth $30,000 at i/o Ventures
- 1 year of Rackspace hosting worth up to $24,000
- 5 million Echo real-time streams per month for 1 year worth $30,000
- International media coverage of your startup
Cape Town, South Africa is the first stop. The winner from each city will travel to Silicon Valley for a grand showdown in early 2013.
Sign up to be part of the audience when 10 of the hottest local startups pitch their innovations to compete with 30 cities across the world, through one of Silicon Valley’s top media networks.
The event will be hosted byÂ Hermione Way, Video Director for The Next Web
When: 5th September 2012, 6pm – 10pm
Where: Ogilvy Offices – 41 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town
RSVP: To RSVP click here.