DEMO Africa

The DEMO Africa Secretariat has released the dates for the annual technology startup launch conference to be held between 22nd and 26th August 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The series of events will be hosted in collaboration with the City of Johannesburg, the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the LIONS@FRICA partners.

The five-day affair will be kick started by the DEMO Africa boot camp on the 22nd and 23rd of August. The Lions Summit and the ABAN Investor Summit will be held on the 24th August while the main forum will take place on the 25th and 26th of August.

DEMO Africa is inviting start-ups who are ready to launch to submit their applications between 31st March and 15th June 2016. The applications will be subjected to a panel of judges comprising of key players in the ICT sector in July 2016, who are expected to settle on the best thirty startups to launch at the main DEMO Africa forum in August 2016.

The entry categories will include; Health, Education, Agriculture, Commerce, Leisure and Hospitality, Logistics, Renewable Energy, Manufacturing, Banking and Financial Services.

The DEMO Africa 2016 outreach program will include the DEMO innovation Tours which will take place between April and May 2016.

For more details plese visit the DEMO Africa website.