Organisers of PIVOT East have announced a partnership with Tech Hubs across the region for 2014. The hubs include: Outbox (Uganda), Hive Colab (Uganda), Kinu (Tanzania), Buni (Tanzania), kLab (Rwanda), iceaddis (Ethiopia), iBiz Africa (Kenya) and C4DLab (Kenya).
The partnership will go a long way in ensuring that the best entrepreneurs and developers in different countries in the region take part in the PIVOT East 2014 competition. They will play a key role in mobilizing and supporting entrepreneurs and developers in the competition.
The new partnership is built on the successful role and contribution of OutBox hub in the 2013 edition of the finalists pitching conference which was held in Kampala.
PIVOT East activities in 2014, will culminate in a finalists conference in Nairobi – Kenya on 24th and 25th June where the top 25 startups will pitch to investors and industry players.
PIVOT East has officially opened the call for applications for 2014. Entries to the competition are to be submitted through the startups information platform on startups.pivoteast.com. The deadline for submission of applications is on 11th April 2014. More details on the eligibility criteria and how to enter the competition can be found here.