Entrepreneurs in Nigeria, Kenya, and Harlem can now apply to pitch at Startup Pitch Competition for a chance to win up to $10,000. Applicants that are creating a business or running an early stage company are welcome to participate.

This event is put together by Pitch Global and according to them, in addition to the $10,000, participating startups also stand the chance of getting mentorship, free business advisory services, media coverage, and lost more.

Application Stages

Step 1:
Preliminary Application, where applicants introduce their businesses

Step 2:

Pitch Deck Application, where applicants prove their potentials to the selected judges

Step 3:

Video Application, where applicants demonstrate that they could do a good job on stage at Pitch Day

Pitch Days Deadlines

Nigeria: November 1st

Kenya: December 1st

Harlem: January 10th

Step 4:

Pitch Day, where applicants convince the judges that they would be able to put the money into good use if they won.

Pitch Days

Nigeria: December 8th

Kenya: January

Harlem: February


  • Exposure to potential partners, investors, customers, employers, and mentors
  • Applicants who make it to the Video Application round will receive feedback to help ready them for pitch day
  • Participants at Pitch Day receive feedback from the judges and audience members

Method of Application

Interested startups can apply through the website.

Featured Image: Pitchedglobal

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