Pitch your FinTech Startup to win ₦1m at the Arise pitch battle

by | Oct 5, 2016

A FinTech (financial technology) startup will win one million naira at the Arise competition on the 14th of October, 2016. Arise is a group of angel investors who seek to invest in innovative entrepreneurs and startups in the FinTech space.

At the competition, 5 entrepreneurs will pitch for 5 minutes. The competition will be judged by a panel consisting of two investors and two guest judges (invited from the startup and investment communities). The winning startup will get ₦1,000,000 in exchange for 5% equity stake or less.


Competition Requirements

Compulsory: Company information, management information, customer problem, target market, current funding, funding history and pitch deck.

Non-compulsory: Information on customers, business model, competitive advantage, information on products/services, sales/marketing strategy, competitors, annual financials, pitch video, business plan and financial projections


Competition Deadline

Applications will close on the 9th of October.

Pitch Date: 14th October 2016.

Venue: Cafe Neo at 6, Agoro Odiyan Str, VI, Lagos.

To enter your FinTech startup for the competition you are required to sign up on the Arise equity management portal.

Emmanuel Ogunsola
Emmanuel Ogunsola

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