13 Nov 2015

Announcing the Ericsson AHUB Pitch & Win finalists

We are proud to announce the finalists of the Pitch & Win session, which will take place at the Ericsson AHUB at AfricaCom on Wednesday 18th November.

The Pitch & Win session will give  5 African tech start-ups a chance to make themselves known and receive recognition in the industry. After receiving entries from all over Africa, our judges have selected the following

The finallists
  • AfyaBimaa mobile Micro health Insurance product for the low income and informal sector population
  • CitySpy: an app aiming to streamline community policing strategies by merging it with location-based social networking strategies
  • iGrow Academyan online business vocational college
  • The Medical Concierge Groupa Health IT enterprise based in Uganda, Kenya and Nigeria founded in 2012. 
  • VericomMachine 2 Machine (M2M) solution targeting consumers in different sectors


The format
5 start-ups will pitch for 3 minutes in front of our panel of judges and will have 3 minutes to answer questions from the judges.
The judges will deliberate and will name the top Ahub start-up. All finalists will receive feedback from the judges on their pitch.

The Judges
Derrick Kotze, CEO, mLab Southern Africa
Pierre Cloete, EP Head TV & Media, Ericsson
Susie Goldring, Director, 22tribes 
Peter Martin, Northwind Capital

When will the winner be announced?
-    The winner will be announced at the Ericsson AHUB on Wednesday 18th November at 4pm.