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Win N500,000 & an All-Expense paid Trip to Silicon Valley in the Marvel Web Tech Showdown




Marvel Web
is hosting Tech Showdown with editor Jon Shieber in Lagos during the last week of July 2015 and we’re looking for a few good startups to pitch at the event.

The goal is to bring the community together, get to know the amazing tech entrepreneurs in Nigeria, and get the word out about cool local startups to the international tech community.We’re hosting a Pitch-Off, where pre-selected companies will have exactly 120 seconds to pitch their product on stage to a panel of judges, including TechCrunch editor Jon Shieber, local venture capitalists, and successful startup entrepreneurs. In the end, only 3 startups will be victorious.Because this is Lagos, we have to raise the bar in terms of prizes for our winners, so in addition to the prizes listed below we’re throwing in a lot of extras.

Details on how to enter are below or you can click here to enter:

1. Upload your video pitch to youtube
2. Visit
3. Fill out the submission form

Deadline is July 3rd
10 Shortlisted startups will be announced on Monday July 13th
10 Startups will present on July 28th

1st place prize
Booth at Techcrunch Disrupt
Accommodation in Silicon Valley Hacker house
One on One mentorship with Venture capitalist

2nd place prize
Two tickets to Techcrunch Disrupt
Accommodation in Silicon Valley Hacker House

3rd place prize
One ticket to Techcrunch Disrupt
Accommodation in Silicon Valley Hacker House

The video is required so that we have an opportunity to see your team present. Do not worry about production quality, camera phones are more than enough. The important thing is that you keep your pitch under 2 mins. Any pitches over 2 mins will not be considered. Do not include any graphics. The goal of your pitch is to get us excited enough to ask followup questions.

For sponsorship enquiries or general information contact:

Tokunbo Ogun: 08170320456 | Instagram: @toksogun | Email: [email protected]

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