Pitch in 30 seconds

Are you looking to gain greater visibility among a targeted audience? Participate in the "Virtual Fire Pitch" at #ATE2024 for your opportunity. Twenty companies will have the chance to showcase their innovative solutions in 30-second pitches, which will be featured on event screens and social media. This activity is exclusively available to attendees with an innovator or delegate pass and exhibitors. Please note that startups enrolled in the gamma program are not eligible for participation.

important information

To apply for the virtual pitch, fill out the form below and input the link to a video (YouTube or Instagram) where you succinctly outline your companyโ€™s pitch in just 30 seconds. I selected, your video will be showcased on screens across on the stage and and online at #ATE2024.

Apply to have your pitch showcased at #ATE2024

With over 2000 attendees already registered to attend the pitch battleground stage, be sure to have your pitch showcased to a diverse crowd of investors, partners and enterprises.

How it works

  • Pitch Selection: After you fill out the form, our team will carefully shortlist innovative pitches that stick to the 30 seconds-mark.
  • Your first impression: Youโ€™ve only got 30 seconds to make the best pitch, use them wisely. Make it concise, clear, and accessible to all #ATE2024 attendees. Make every word count to convey your idea effectively, ensuring it resonates with diverse backgrounds.
  • Your pitch: Selected videos will be showcased on screens at stages during specific times at #ATE2024, as well as on our social media platforms. This ensures maximum exposure for your pitch, reaching all attendees and amplifying your message effectively.

Startup activations at the Africa Technology Expo

Africa Pitch Battleground

#ATE2024 Pitch Battleground: 10 Selected startups vie for victory, presenting groundbreaking tech solutions in the #ATE Pitch Battleground. Who will emerge triumphant in shaping Africa's technological landscape? Get ready for an epic showdown!

Speed Networking

Speed Networking offers participants brief, timed interactions with multiple attendees, facilitating efficient networking. Each participant engages with 10 individuals in 30-minute sessions, with just 3 minutes per person for swift and impactful connections. It is only open to the first 100 people with an innovator or delegate pass.

Developer circles

At Developer Circles, we unite CTOs and developers from across the continent to engage with leading companies providing alternative solutions for their dollar costs. Meet enterprises offering payment options in local currencies for services ranging from cloud computing to email services and beyond.

Innovator Lounge

The Innovator Lounge provides a dedicated space for startups to collaborate, brainstorm, and unwind. It offers a dynamic environment equipped with resources and amenities to support innovation and networking among attendees. This is open to all innovator pass holders and gamma startups.

pitch in 30 seconds

Are you seeking heightened exposure to a tailored audience? The "Virtual Fire Pitch" at #ATE2024 is your chance. Startups have the chance to broadcast their innovative solutions in 30 seconds. Even if youโ€™re not accepted into the gamma program, you can still participate but an innovator or delegate pass is required.


Gamma startups are offered a prime platform at the Africa Technology Expo, providing them with a dedicated space to showcase their pioneering innovations. Don't miss the chance to witness firsthand the groundbreaking solutions these startups bring to Africa's tech ecosystem!