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Angola’s Online Food Delivery Startup, Tupuca, tops at the Seedstars Luanda Pitches

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After doing a roundup of Local Pitch events in  MozambiqueTunisiaTanzaniaSouth AfricaUgandaEthiopiaNigeriaIvory CoastGhanaSenegal and Cameroon. Seedstars was set in Luanda, Angola on the Friday of 13th with eight startups pitching.

Tupuca, an online food delivery platform carried the day, Tupuca is set to represent Angola in the Mozambique Summit in December then later head for the global Finals in Switzerland. The first runner-up was Na Via, a startup that tries to revolutionize the way low-income people access advertising campaigns, while crowdfunding platform Deya took third place.

“Tupuca has been officially introduced to the world. We believe that we have unlocked new opportunities by winning Seedstar Luanda 2017. We can’t wait to see what Moçambique and the rest of the world have to offer,” said Erickson Mvezi, co-founder at Tupuca.

“Tupuca competed in last year’s edition as well but weren’t strong enough at that time to win. We are extremely proud of the progress they have made since then, and for them to come back with so much traction this edition does not only show courage, but also determination and persistence. Tupuca is the deserved winner of this year’s edition.” said Claudia Makadristo, Regional Manager for Africa at Seedstars World

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