Friday, July 10, 2015

Win N500k & an all-expense paid trip to San Francisco in the Marvel Web Tech showdown

Marvel Web is hosting Tech Showdown with Techcrunch.com editor Jon Shieber in Lagos during the last week of July 2015 and we’re looking for a few good startups to pitch at the event.


The goal is to bring the startup community together, get to know the amazing tech entrepreneurs in Nigeria, and get the word out about cool local startups to the international tech community. We’re hosting a Pitch-Off, where pre-selected companies will have exactly 120 seconds to pitch their product on stage to a panel of judges, including Jonathan Shieber Senior Editor at Techcrunch,  Bastian Gotter of iROKOtv, Chika Nwobi of mTech, Toye Akindele of Synergy Capital, Funke Opeke of MainOne, Bola Akindele of Courteville and Tokunbo Ogun of Marvel Web. In the end, only 3 startups will be victorious. 
**Your startup does not have to be an app but you must use technology as a competitive advantage.

Details on how to enter are below or you can click here to enter:

1. Upload your video pitch to youtube 2. Visit marvelweb.com/techshowdown 3. Fill out the submission form

Deadline is July 3rd(has been extended to July 10th) 10 Shortlisted startups will be announced on Monday July 13th 10 Startups will present on July 28th

1st place prize N500,000 Booth at Techcrunch Disrupt Accommodation in Silicon Valley Hacker house One on One mentorship with Venture capitalist

2nd place prize Two tickets to Techcrunch Disrupt Accommodation in Silicon Valley Hacker House

3rd place prize One ticket to Techcrunch Disrupt Accommodation in Silicon Valley Hacker House

Details The video is required so that we have an opportunity to see your team present. Do not worry about production quality, camera phones are more than enough. The important thing is that you keep your pitch under 2 mins. Any pitches over 2 mins will not be considered. Do not include any graphics. The goal of your pitch is to get us excited enough to ask followup questions.

Sponsors Synergy Capital












For sponsorship enquiries or general information contact: Tokunbo Ogun: 08170320456 | Instagram: @toksogun | Email: techshowdown@marvelweb.com

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