Africa 3.0 pitches at the Palace provides a platform to accelerate the work of Entrepreneurs.
The Duke of York founded Pitch@Palace in 2014 to provide a platform to accelerate the work of Entrepreneurs. Pitch@Palace gives Entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet CEO’s, Investors and potential business partners.
Africa 3.0 Event is supported by Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE). The Entrepreneurs are also part of the RAE AfricaPrize.
Pitch@Palace Africa 3.0 Event takes place at St James’s Palace on 7 March, while the Boot Camp is held on 5 March 2019 at Wayra. Winners will be invited to return for Pitch@Palace Global 4.0 in December
ZENAFRI @LizziesCreation Nigeria (EdTech)
Zenafri creates educational mobile Apps, games and animations that teach literacy, numeracy and social skills to African children in their own language and in locally relevant contexts.
KAOSHI @KaoshiNetwork Nigeria (FinTech)
Kaoshi develops financial technologies tailor-made for African banks. Its launch product aims to tackle the broken Africa retail remittance market, characterised by hassle and expensive fees.
SIGN-IO @sign_io Kenya (AI & VR)
Sign-IO translates sign language to speech. A pair of gloves capture sign language gestures and a companion mobile App vocalises the signed gestures in real-time.
JUAKALISMART @juakalismart Kenya (Mobile)
JuakaliSmart is leveraging mobile technology to modernise the informal artisan industry (Juakali) in Kenya and make it a model for small-scale manufacturing in Africa and beyond.
SMART HAVENS AFRICA @HavensSmart Uganda (Smart Cities)
Smart Havens Africa is a social enterprise that aims to end housing poverty through the development of sustainable, eco-friendly, affordable housing for women with low income.
VERTICAL AND MICRO GARDENING Uganda (Smart Cities)
Vertical and Micro Gardening is a social enterprise that manufactures ‘The Vertical Farm’, making urban farming a viable micro-enterprise for urban households.
Additional Tech Verticals in the competition are here
AUTO TRUCK E.A. Kenya
PROTEA MACHINE TOOLS South Africa
Energy, Environmental & Renewables Tech
MAJIK WATER Kenya
SOLARKOODO Burkina Faso
ARINIFU TECHNOLOGIES Kenya
Health & Wellbeing Tech
TECHNOVERA South Africa
MOBIHEALTH INTERNATIONAL Africa
SAFE MOTHERHOOD ALLIANCE Zambia