Pitch Event: Injini Virtual EdTech Bootcamp for Accessible Education Solutions.

For the past week, the Injini team has been working with 13 ideation and early-stage startups focused on making education accessible by building EdTech solutions designed to reach the hard-to-reach. The teams have been tasked with completing coursework on the Fundamentals for African EdTech Entrepreneurs – including modules: “Myths and Evidence in Education” and “Business Model Canvas”, which were accompanied by key deliverables and virtual workshops.

 

All the hard work from the past weeks have culminated in a pitch event, where founders will be presenting their progress to a panel of expert judges. Startups will be given the opportunity to present their progress (both during the programme, but also to date) and other key factors of the solution/business. Each team will be given 3 minutes to pitch their EdTech solution. The winner, who will be determined based on their performance throughout the programme and the pitch itself, will receive a cash prize of R5,000.

 

The pitch competition will take place virtually and will require all attendees to have a stable internet connection. The pitch event will be hosted on Thursday, 16 September 2021 14:00 SAST.

 

Programme structure

Time  Activity
2:00  – 2:05 Welcome and Introduction to Injini
2:05 – 2:15 The Virtual EdTech Bootcamp & Today’s Pitch Event

Introduction to the judges 

2:15 – 3:00 Pitches and Q&A
3:00 – 3:10 Award Ceremony 

 

Please click this link to register to be part of this exciting event.

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