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The wait is over; the list of nine finalists of the Daikin – Samurai
Incubate Ideathon, who will pitch their ideas at Nairobi tomorrow, is out.
Daikin, one of the leading air – conditioning companies in the world, wants to find their next partners, here in Africa through this competition. The event is a joint initiative between Daikin and Samurai Incubate Africa Inc.
“With WeeTracker as our outreach partner, the Ideathon had 160+ African startups applying for the pitch event, out of which 9 finalists have been shortlisted after interviews and discussions,” said Rena Yoneyama, Managing Partner, Samurai Incubate Africa Inc.
Amongst the finalists, Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania have equal representation with 2 participants from each country.
The winner of the Airtech Bootcamp Africa event will have a chance to work on a project, fully covered by Daikin. The participants or the winner of the Ideathon may also stand a chance to receive USD 100K -150K in investment by Samurai Incubate Africa.
It is amongst first and a unique opportunity for the African startups to
scale their business ideas and get a chance to work with world’s renowned
The ten finalists (in alphabetical order) of the events
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