Nigeria Roadshow Application 2022

North Star

AFRICAN STARTUPS,
TIME TO SHINE GLOBALLY

NORTH STAR & GITEX GLOBAL COMING TO AFRICA

Our teams are travelling across Africa to discover the best startups of each African nation and spotlight the national winners in front of global investors, partners and media at North Star in Dubai from 10-13 October 2022.

Made possible with:

OUR PARTNERS IN NIGERIA

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PITCH IN ABUJA ON 11 MAY 2022 AND
LAGOS ON 12 MAY 2022, 
WIN A FREE TRIP TO NORTH STAR DUBAI

Top 20 startups from Abuja and top 20 startups from Lagos will be shortlisted to pitch live in front of a jury on 11 May in Abuja and 12 May in Lagos, with two winners from each city receiving a full basket of rewards:

north star iconFlights from Nigeria to Dubai and back             

 

North Star iconHotel stay for the duration of the event

 

North Star IconExhibition pod for North Star Dubai 2022

 

North Star iconA pitch slot in Supernova Challenge, offering $200K rewards

 

 

 

Complete the application form by 3 May 2022 for your chance to pitch and win a free trip to North Star in Dubai.

Sorry you missed the deadline - the applications to enter the pitch competition are now closed. 

  • If you want to meet our team in Nigeria, register to attend our networking event in Abuja on 11 May 2022​​​​​​​ or in Lagos on 12 May 2022​​​​​​​
  • If you want to find out about exhibiting at North Star and participating in the Supernova Challenge pitch competition, send us an email to Zarko.Ackovik@dwtc.com 

WHY NORTH STAR DUBAI IS YOUR GATEWAY TO NEXT-LEVEL SUCCESS

  • Largest, most exciting startup event across the Middle East, Africa & South Asia
  • Held in best startup destination, UAE – ranked #1 in Global Entrepreneurship Index ahead of USA, UK & Japan
  • Chance to meet 400+ big-ticket investors with billions under funds
  • Guaranteed pitch slot in Supernova Challenge, biggest startup pitch with USD 200,000 cash rewards
  • Network with 100,000 influential attendees, corporates & government leaders
  • Largest government presence of any tech event, 200+ entities looking to partner with startups

Join us to learn about business opportunities in the UAE and to network with the startup ecosystem in Abuja and Lagos. 

REGISTER TO ATTEND IN ABUJA        REGISTER TO ATTEND IN LAGOS

Terms & Conditions

  • The competition is open to startups only.
  • The deadline to submit the application to enter the pitch competition is Tuesday, 3 May 2022.
  • The shortlisted startups will be selected and announced on Monday,  9 May 2022. 
  • The shortlisted startups must pitch in-person either in Abuja on 11 May 2022 or in Lagos on 12 May 2022. 
  • Two winning startups in Abuja and two winning startups in Lagos will be selected by the judges on 11 May in Abuja and 12 May in Lagos.
  • The selection of the winning startups is final and cannot be appealed.
  • Each winning startup will be entitled to the following:
    • Return flights for 1 person from their country of residence to Dubai.
    • Accommodation for 1 person for a maximum of 5 nights between 9 - 14 October 2022.
    • The flights and accommodation will be selected and booked by North Star.
    • A 2sqm fully built and branded pod to exhibit at North Star Dubai from 10 - 13 October 2022.
    • A guaranteed pitch slot in the Supernova Challenge 2022 pitch competition at North Star.
  • The winning startups must be present at their pod at North Star in Dubai during all event days (10 - 13 October 2022).
  • North Star is not responsible for visa processing, PCR tests, nor any related costs.
  • The prize is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. 

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