This edition of Pitch2Win featured 10 startups selected out of 200 entries across various sectors, and the winner had to be solving a local specific problem.
The University of Lagos, Akoka hosted the TechMoney Africa summit, organised by the Unicorn Group, on June 10th and 11th, 2019, which featured a hackathon, a boot camp for budding entrepreneurs, a quick pitch session, panel sessions, case studies, and presentations from stakeholders.
The Lagos State DNA and Forensics Center (LSD&FC) was commissioned in 2017, and was hailed as the first “high-powered DNA forensic laboratory in Nigeria” with the mandate to conduct scientific investigation of crime in the state, using DNA analysis.
For centuries, Morocco has been at the intersection of commerce for Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and in recent times, the country has focused on modernizing, with plans to become a major industrial hub. However, startups complain of a tough climate.
Despite infrastructure hurdles, companies in Africa are taking the innovation route to reduce losses in the food value chain. Cold chain facilities play a prominent role in these efforts.
As the next billion users join the internet, product designers and managers can only solve problems better with digital products if they know their users, through proper research, and not assumptions.