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Seedcamp to jump-start African entrepreneurs

Seedcamp, a European micro-seed fund that invests in early stage startup companies, will be jetting into Johannesburg later this year to identify African startups for potential investment.
Seedcamp will form part of technology conference, Tech4Africa, which will be held in August this year. Startups, selected by the fund, will further have an opportunity to attend the Seedcamp Week programme held in September in London, UK. It marks the first time that a Mini-Seedcamp programme will be hosted in Africa.

A few selected African entrepreneurs will have a rare opportunity to pitch their businesses at a group of people connected to powerful investors, mentors and startups throughout EMEA, with one team being chosen to take part in Seedcamp Week, where its founders will gain exposure to investors and world-class mentors.

Seedcamp is a programme created to jumpstart the entrepreneurial community in Europe, Middle East and Africa by connecting next generation developers and entrepreneurs from a network of over 400 top-tier industry mentors.

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