CcHub and Google for Entrepreneurs have collaborated to bring you PitchDrive, an Event that will take part in 5 European Cities: London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Zurich and Paris, The Event is set to bring and showcase the top best 15 African Startups in Eco-system.

“PitchDrive tour train will kickstart in August to connect Africa’s tech entrepreneurs with Europe’s most influential investors. Applicants will be subjected to a rigorous selection process, and those selected will go on to have their business models scrutinised and analysed by some very shrewd and highly experienced investors at a Demo Day on each stop of the tour,”  said ‘Bosun Tijani, CcHub founder and chief executive officer (CEO).

With 300 potential Investors in Place, PitchDrive is set with an aim of Collecting  €20 Million in funding. Applications are now open for African tech startups who are in a position to fundraise at seed stage and above. Those looking to apply must have been running for at least two years, and be a legal, registered enterprise able to demonstrate a minimum of 12 months revenue-generating operations.

“Entrepreneurs from across Africa are building world-class tech companies, and we are delighted to be able to use the power of the Google for Entrepreneurs network to showcase their fantastic products to audiences in some of Europe’s most important tech ecosystems,” said David Grunwald, head of global partnerships at Google for Entrepreneurs.

PitchDrive will provide all travel, accommodation and visa support, as well mentorship and support from notable tech founders well versed in fundraising, including Iroko founder and CEO Jason Njoku, Saidah Nash Carter of Reuters, Stephen Newton of Illuminate Africa and David Grunwald of Google for Entrepreneurs.

 

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