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:

egypt, ghana, iran, israel, nigeria, saudi arabia, 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)

Waycare from Israel

StrAIberry from Iran

Lula Pty. Ltd. from South Africa

Kiru Energy from Nigeria

SolarTaxi Ltd. from Ghana

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. 
3.35 PM
Insights from big corporates
Get to know one exciting German corporate from North Rhine-Westphalia. Get an impression about the regional and international business of big German corporates. 
3.50 PM
Announcement of the winners
3.55 pm
Time to Network
Moderated by
Marc Meckle, Chamber of Industry and Commerce Essen