If you ask us this is quite a brilliant idea by Uber as they unveil UberPITCH powered by Mettā in conjunction with Nairobi Innovation Week, where entrepreneurs get a chance to have a ride of their lifetime. That’s right – anyone with a good idea can submit an application and request a ride to pitch to an investor. Startup heroes and heroines, CEOs, local and international investors will listen to your ideas all of this in the back an Uber!! This is your chance to get your idea heard, if you have never got an opportunity to pitch to anyone, take massive advantage and be the first to tell tales of the ride which didn’t cost a thing and totally changed your life.
The theme of this year’s UberPITCH powered by Mettā will be ‘Innovation to solve pressing local and global challenges’. We want to hear your innovative ideas and the top pitches will be invited for a special event with some of Kenya’s leading investors and business leaders.
- Submit your video application HERE before March 1, 2017
- If your application is accepted, you will receive an exclusive promo code to apply to your Uber account
- Between 10 AM and 3 PM on March 6th, request the UberPITCH option via your app
- If connected, you’ll have 15 minutes with an investor
The competition will be stiff due to the strong ideas and high demand for one of the most innovative shark tanks, therefore if you don’t make it on your first attempt don’t lose hope, keep trying. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.