September 29, 2021 – 2 to 4 pm, CEST

Africa & mena Contest

The Inter.national! Startup Contest is a pitch competition that consists of five regional contests all around the world. The contests are organized by the Chambers of Industry and Commerce (IHK) and the German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK). The following countries may participate:

ghana, iran, israel, nigeria, south africa & tunisia

2.00 PM
Welcoming and Introduction
by representatives of the Chambers of Industry and Commerce, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, NRW.Global Business and Germany Trade & Invest
2.15 PM
Startup Pitches
Each startup has got only three minutes to pitch their business idea in front the audience and a professional jury consisting of industry experts and institutions. After every pitch there three minutes Q&A.

Enjoy pitches from: (to be continued)

Solar Taxi from Ghana

StrAIberry from Iran

Waycare from Israel

Kiru Energy from Nigeria

LULA Pty. Ltd. from South Africa

Thor system from Tunisia
3.20 PM
Hints from international startup (Placense Ltd.)
Get hints from the international startup Placense Ltd.  that decided to establish its business to Germany. Get useful tips  to broaden your knowledge about going to the German market. 
3.40 PM
Announcement of the winners
3.45 pm
Time to Network
Moderated by
Members of the Jury
Dr. Kathrin Bischoff, Policy Advisor for Innovation Markets at Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Henriette Goldmann, Representative at Germany Trade & Invest

Timur Kurt, Projectcoordinator - Turkey, Russland & Startups at NRW.Global Business