ANNOUNCING THE 8 STARTUPS SELECTED TO PITCH AT NIGERIAN ECONOMIC SUMMIT #23

We are proud to announce the eight selected ventures that have been selected by a team of investor experts to pitch at Nigerian Economic Summit #23 Startups Pitching Event. The selected start-ups will each have 5 minutes to pitch to prospective investors and 10 minutes to answer questions from them. The event will connect these startups with investors as well as grant them access to mentorship and professional advisory services.

We had a total of 263 completed applications via the VC4A platform, and we have completed the grueling task of reviewing applications submitted by a highly qualified pool of startups. Applicants with outstanding business cases applied from different parts of Nigeria for just 8 spaces.

Academix
Academix is an Africa-focused e-library that gives access to over 30 million multi-disciplinary research materials. It features e-Books, journals, research papers, reports, magazine articles and encyclopedic resources.

Accounteer
Accounteer is a complete cloud accounting Solution Company that allows users create invoices, track expenses, and manage assets, inventory and more. And also enable users receive payments directly from invoices accessible on any device anywhere.

Edusko
Edusko is an Edtech startup that connects parents and students with good and affordable private schools in Nigeria and beyond. It is a reliable platform where parents can compare available schools with ease and make informed decisions despite their busy schedules.

Insight Africa
Insight Africa innovates exceptional digital learning resources that help prepare African students for a career in science, technology and engineering.

L&L Foods
L&L foods offers quality peanuts under a well-defined brand. Aim to offer high-quality aflatoxin free peanuts, thereby improving the consumer experience and the public health while making a profit.

MyPadi.ng
MyPadi.ng is a zero-risk matching platform providing critical information about available off-campus hostels including photographs, video, pricing, distance and others from verified landlords.

Ojoro Kitchen
Ojoro Kitchen creates innovative food condiments that promote sustainability and enable people make healthier food choices.

Piggybank.ng
Piggybank.ng is basically a simple service that helps millennials curb their spending habits while improving their savings culture by automating deposits periodically – daily, weekly or monthly – towards a specific savings target.

About the 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit

On October 10 – 12, 2017, the NESG will host the 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit with the theme “Opportunities, Productivity & Employment: Actualizing the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan”. This year’s Summit would seek to explore how best to map economic opportunities, establish a reviewed national agenda and outline national job deficits with a view to unlock capital flow that creates job opportunities. In addition, the Summit would host its first ever Startup pitching event which would provide a platform for businesses to pitch ideas and access funding from venture capitalists and investors.

You certainly want to register for #NES23! It will unapologetically utilize solution-based approaches in tackling economic issues. To register or live stream the Summit and its activities, click here.

We appreciate all our partners for their commitment to promoting innovative development, economic reform and growth.

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