African startups have the chance to earn a place on the Silicon Valley Accelerate Programme, which connects emerging technology leaders with the brightest innovators and founders in Silicon Valley.
Application Deadline: 22nd September 2017
To Be Taken At (Country): San Fransisco
About the Award: One startup can win a place on this programme by pitching in front of an expert panel at the Startup Summit in Edinburgh on November 1. The program includes meetings with entrepreneurs, investors and executives who are driving forward Silicon Valley’s culture of innovation and creativity. Throughout their time in San Francisco, Mountain View and Palo Alto we put them in front of some of the biggest innovators on the planet, world renowned accelerators, the venture capitalists behind Tesla and Twitter, as well as the globally recognised tech campus which incubated Uber and Spotify.
Eligibility and Selection:
- Startups applying to enter the Silicon Valley Accelerate Competition must be technology-focused, in possession of a valid passport and available to travel during April 2018.
- There will be a semi-final pitching round, while the final will be held at the Startup Summit.
Number of Awards: 1
Value of Award: The Silicon Valley Accelerate: Global Leaders Programme provides technology entrepreneurs with unique access to some of Silicon Valley’s most innovative and successful businesses as well as insight from the leaders who are helping shape and build the digital economy. Throughout the programme you will take part in regular facilitated sessions designed for personal and business growth as well as interact and gain invaluable advice from entrepreneurs, investors and innovation pioneers who are driving forward Silicon Valley’s culture of innovation and creativity.
Duration of Program: 5 days
How to Apply: Apply Here
Award Providers: We are the Future