UberPITCH: Mettā Nairobi Partners Uber Kenya To Encourage Innovation Within Local Startup Communities


Mettā Nairobi, a members-only entrepreneurs’ club that connects people, ideas and resources, and Nairobi Innovation Week are partnering with Uber Kenya for UberPITCH, a pitching competition through which Uber encourages innovation within local startup communities.

UberPITCH gives selected entrepreneurs the opportunity of pitching to investor in the back of an Uber.

The theme of the Mettā-powered UberPITCH is ‘Innovation to solve pressing local and global challenges’. It is open to Kenyan entrepreneurs with a good idea.

To get a chance of pitching their ideas to startup heroes, CEOs and investors in the back of an Uber, the entrepreneurs should do the following:

  • 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 top pitches will be invited for a special event with some of Kenya’s leading investors and business leaders.

The last time UberPITCH held in Nairobi, KejaHunt, a mobile and web app that helps young professionals and middle income earners find houses, was named winner, getting access to high-impact PivotEast workshops as well as plenty of Uber credits!

About Aisha Sanusi 1524 Articles
African Entrepreneur Start-up Project (AESP) is a project that aims to support and empower African entrepreneurs. We are working towards economic development and growth in Africa by supporting entrepreneurs in Africa to become world market leaders. We believe that African entrepreneurs have a better chance of economic progress if they pool their resources, work together and support each other's businesses.

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