7 things to expect at Techpoint Build 2021

by | Nov 16, 2021

In case you aren’t counting, Techpoint Build 2021 is only 67 days away. Techpoint Build is our flagship conference that brings together all players in the African startup community.

The 2021 edition, themed The next frontier, is geared towards building actual frontiers that enable tech development for Africa and how we can prepare ourselves to harness the opportunities across industries.

Here is what to expect at Techpoint Build 2021 

Pitchstorm

Techpoint Africa’s Pitchstorm is a pan-African startup competition focused on amplifying the work of startups pushing the envelope with world-class solutions. 

Now in its third instalment, Pitchstorm 3.0 will aim to identify one startup that best illustrates and executes its industry’s vision. 

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Pitchstorm 3.0 will be specific along the following industries:

  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Food Security
  • Education

Does your startup have what it takes? Apply here.

Exhibitions

Like previous editions of Techpoint Build Exhibition, this year’s exhibition floor will welcome many brands and companies looking to tap into the Techpoint Build community/audience.

Are you looking to exhibit? Please email events@techpoint.africa.

Awards

Techpoint Africa will be hosting its second awards ceremony to celebrate startups, entrepreneurs, investors, and innovation in Nigeria. 

Make your nominations for the awards here.

Industry conversations

Regardless of your interests, there is something for you. Why? The discussions will not only be futuristic, but they will cover multiple industries:

  • Edtech: Education in a connected economy
  • Healthtech: The next frontier in the Health industry
  • Music: The next frontier in the Music industry
  • Other industries include Fintech, Blockchain, Propertytech, and Media, among others.

Demo/product activation

If you are interested in demoing your innovative product, please email events@techpoint.africa

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Music performances

While remaining true to its core objectives, we will be witnessing a global tech conference incorporating performances from your favourite music artistes for the first time.

Networking

Great things do not happen by accident but by design. Therefore, the 2021 edition of Techpoint Build is designed to help you meet and exchange contact information with prospects interested in similar areas. What more? Techpoint Build 2021 will have free physical and online options for attendees. Learn more about the event and get your free ticket here.

I love love and a little peace and quiet. Send me a message on Twitter (@ipreciousmogoli) or an email at precious@techpoint.africa.

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