The Y Combinator Summer 2016 program had startups from all over the world sign up for an opportunity to get funded and also get mentored. Seeing that about 30% of the startups funded after the Summer 2016 batch were based outside the US, the Y Combinator team will be in visiting 11 countries in September to meet with founders.
With Nigerian startups like Shypmate, Paystack, Tress and Iyin Aboyeji’s Flutterwave all making it into Y Combinator’s program this year, it is very clear why Y Combinator (YC) chose to visit Nigeria on this tour to countries outside the US.
The YC team is scheduled to be in Nigeria late September.
Lagos Visit (September 23-26)
- Join YC for a talk at OIIE’s StartUP Friday (Sept 23)
- Join YC for a fireside chat with TechCircle (Sept 24)
- You can Sign up to catch the YC team at Andela (Sept 26)
*Plus other events organized by Ingressive
Abuja Visit (September 27)
Sign up for office hours in Abuja (Sept 27)
If you have been waiting for the opportunity to get into Y Combinator to attract global audience to your startup, hurry and set up a meet with the YC team.
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On March 25, 2021, Techpoint Africa will be hosting the brightest minds in decentralised finance/crypto at the Digital Currency Summit tagged “Building the money of the future” Click here for more details, registration and sponsorship. Location: Fourpoint by Sheraton, V.I. Lagos.
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