Techpoint is debuting Pitch Friday in Ghana!!!

by | Aug 17, 2018

A few weeks back, we announced our plans to expand Techpoint’s coverage to Africa. The expansion meant all our platforms and events will accommodate startups from every part of the continent. Staying true to this, we will be debuting our in-house community event, Pitch Friday, in Ghana.

Every Pitch Friday, five selected individuals get the opportunity to talk about their startup. As Pitch Friday is not a competition, the audience gets to contribute by providing useful feedback to the startups.

Partnering with Techpoint to make Pitch Friday Ghana possible is Ghanaian-based digital media startup, OMG Digital.

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OMG CEO and co-founder Jesse Arhin Ghansah will be our special guest.

He will be discussing how he is building a Pan African company.

With his OMGVoice brand, backed by the likes of Y-Combinator, he is able to target millennials in Africa through captivating content. For this reason is why OMGVoice brand has been referred to in some quarters as the ‘Buzzfeed of Africa’.

Event details

Accra, Ghana edition

  • Date: 7th September, 2018
  • Time: 5 PM — 7 PM
  • Venue: OMG Digital HQ, 4th Avenue, East Legon, Accra, Ghana.

Pitch Friday usually hold at the second Friday of every month. But Ghana’s edition is only holding on the first Friday of September because the regular Lagos, Nigeria edition comes up the week after.

Startups in Ghana can register to pitch here. If you prefer to be among the audience, use this link to register.

Another core motivation for Pitch Friday in Ghana is that we’re using that opportunity to get people to apply for Techpoint Build.

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Lagos, Nigeria edition

  • Date: 14th September, 2018
  • Time: 5 PM — 7 PM
  • Venue: Techpoint HQ, 194 Herbert Macaulay road, Adekunle, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Startup in Nigeria can register to pitch here. If you prefer to be among the audience, use this link to register.

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A quick recap of August edition in Lagos

Last Friday was the August edition of Techpoint Pitch Friday in Lagos. Below are the faces that took the spotlight.

Pitch Friday August

L — R: Hamzat Adebayo (Cargonow), Kolawole Qudus (3D & 360 virtual tours),  Damilola Oyenekan (FabricsNG), Victor Chima (Peepznet), Segun Olasupo (Settleclaim)

Ifeanyi Ndiomewese
Ifeanyi Ndiomewese

Ifeanyi is a desk reporter-turned administrator. Outside of work, I love to read and travel.


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