Saturday, July 23, 2016, was held the second edition of the Pitch Day 237. An event organized by the African Centre for Technology, Innovation and Ventures Spaces
(ActivSpaces) in association with the Cameroon Angels Network (CAN). The event aimed to support startups incubated at ActivSpaces was an opportunity for the public to discover promising projects in the field of technology in Cameroon.
In order to support young entrepreneurs selected for the Pitch Day 237, it was a question of determining the high-potential projects that would benefit from the acceleration program “Enabling BootCamp.” This program implemented by ActivSpaces and CAN enables startups to grow by a monitoring follow-up estimated to 4.6 million FCFA including an amount of 1 million CFA francs awarded in cash.
Faced with guests, fourteen startups have succeeded to present alternately their project. Viva and Djoss.tv, both winners of the previous edition of the Pitch Day BootCamp activitation 237 and were able to report the progress of their project since last year. Following them, twelve projects submitted for public appreciation.
After this event, four of the twelve startups will eventually designated as winners and recipients of the “ACTIVATION BOOTCAMP.” Of the four selected projects:
– KEMI STORE, an online platform that allows you to order products referenced on millions of online shopping site and be delivered to Cameroon within 15 days.
– OZI PRESS, a digital kiosk Cameroonian newspapers that can be viewed on smartphones or computers wherever we are.
– iDJANGUI, a mobile application to help manage financial transactions in a tontine.
– FELICITY, the best and easiest method to trade, customer loyalty and manage promotional campaigns.
Among the winners of last year:
• VIVA. It is a means of entertainment available for buses and airplanes. Viva offers a wealth of content accessible on the Internet via WiFi. A selection of programs for you to enjoy a pleasant journey.
• Djoss.TV. This web and mobile application allows you to react and comment live with others of television programs. The challenge is to measure the popularity and impressions of television programs.
Organized in the premises of ActivSpaces in Douala, located in Akwa, Douala Stock Exchange Face, the Pitch Day 237 took place in a vibrant atmosphere. The event was able to count among others on the participation of guests of honor such as Rebecca Enonchong (CEO of AppsTech), Eric Niat (Vice President of AppsTech), Roland Kwemain (Founder of Go Ahead Africa), Anthony Same (Representing Cameroon Angels Network) and Marvin Cole (CEO of Ovamba) who came to support this second edition of Pitch Day 237. The presence of representatives of the delegations of the Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises and the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has been as much noticed and appreciated.