Maybe you are yet to know that the UK has produced 1 in 5 of the continent’s billion-dollar tech unicorns and also it turns out to be the home to the big European tech investors, with 7 of Europe’s 10 leading unicorn venture capital hunter funds.
Where better to learn how to grow and scale your tech business and Go Global than a place with true tech expertise?
That opportunity is now within your grasp to join tech as the UK’s International Tech Hub Network launches its search for Kenyan, Nigerian and South African Startups to join the country’s Go Global 2019 programme.
This is a very fantastic opportunity for start-ups using technology to solve local issues, to participate in an exciting and intensive programme in the UK and learn how to build their business to develop global solutions during this very program.
- The Successful applicants who made it will be sponsored to join a delegation of ambitious African start-ups to the UK for a 2-week immersive programme in March 2019.
- The programme will help companies to improve their business skills and capability, build links with the UK’s thriving tech sector and work with UK expertise to take their business to the next level.
Application dates & deadlines
For you to apply, please read the guidance, and submit your one minute video pitch in this form here by 30 January 2019.
Application deadline: 30 January 2019 (12 pm)
Judging panels: 7 – 14 February 2019
Travel dates to the UK: 23 March – 4 April 2019
Find out more about the curriculum, application process and attending the workshops in this guideline.
Make sure you download the programme guideline, go through it and see what it contains
Note that startups will also need to be available for a preparation session in their home countries during week commencing 4th March.